Showing posts from November, 2012

Behind the Scenes

Brad Keselowski 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion (Photo Courtesy Penske Racing Photos- Facebook) As the confetti fell and Miller Beer sprayed in the air, Brad Keselowski and Roger Penske celebrated their first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship. Indeed, it was Penske's first NASCAR Cup Series Championship since he began fielding cars in NASCAR's premier series in 1972. While the TV audience got a glimpse of the car owner, crew chief, driver, and crew, what they did not see was the amount of men and women that work full time 12 months a year at the company headquarters and shop in Mooresville, NC. These men and women are responsible for building 55 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series cars, 11 NASCAR Nationwide Series cars, and 7 IndyCar Series cars. Michael Lott NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion Chassis Fabricator (Photo courtesy Leah Lott Photography) Sitting at home with his wife and two boys watching the final race of the season wind down at Homestead-Miami and wat