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Brad Keselowski turned fuel conservation into a race-winning strategy during Friday night's Feed the Children 300 Nationwide series race at Kentucky Speedway.
A conscious and sustained effort to sustain fuel from the start of the final green-flag run that turned out to last 61 laps gave Brad Keselowski victory on the 1.5 mile Kentucky Speedway in Friday night's Feed the Children 300 Nationwide series race.

Although he had to slow considerably toward the end, he still had enough gas to hold off Kevin Harvick to the chequered flag and claim his 13th Nationwide win in 156 starts, his first at Kentucky in four starts. He did so after dominating the race, leading 132 of the 200 laps.

Polesitter Elliott Sadler was the highest-placed Nationwide series regular in fifth place ahead of fellow regulars Kenny Wallace and Michael Annett.

Race results

1. #22 Brad Keselowski Dodge 200 laps 2:10:03.000s (0pts)
2. #33 Kevin Harvick Chevrolet 200 laps + 1.180s (0pts)
3. #18 Kyle Busch Toyota 200 laps + 3.796s (0pts)
4. #7 Kasey Kahne Chevrolet 200 laps + 6.762s (0pts)
5. #2 Elliott Sadler Chevrolet 200 laps + 15.048s (40/1 pts)
6. #09 Kenny Wallace Toyota 200 laps + 18.471s (38/0 pts)
7. #62 Michael Annett Toyota 200 laps + 23.072s (37/0 pts)
8. #60 Carl Edwards Ford 200 laps + 23.362s (0pts)
9. #6 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Ford 200 laps + 23.970s (35/0 pts)
10. #20 Joey Logano Toyota 200 laps + 48.358s (0pts)
11. #16 Trevor Bayne Ford 199 laps + 1 lap (33/0 pts)
12. #87 Joe Nemechek Toyota 199 laps + 1 lap (33/1 pts)
13. #38 Jason Leffler Chevrolet 199 laps + 1 lap (31/0 pts)
14. #32 Mark Martin Chevrolet 199 laps + 1 lap (0pts)
15. #11 Brian Scott Toyota 199 laps + 1 lap (29/0 pts)
16. #01 Mike Wallace Chevrolet 199 laps + 1 lap (29/1 pts)
17. #30 Reed Sorenson Chevrolet 199 laps + 1 lap (27/0 pts)
18. #164 David Reutimann Toyota 199 laps + 1 lap (0pts)
19. #31 Justin Allgaier Chevrolet 198 laps + 2 laps (25/0 pts)
20. #88 Aric Almirola Chevrolet 198 laps + 2 laps (24/0 pts)
21. #66 Steve Wallace Toyota 198 laps + 2 laps (23/0 pts)
22. #81 Blake Koch * Dodge 198 laps + 2 laps (22/0 pts)
23. #70 David Stremme Chevrolet 196 laps + 4 laps (0pts)
24. #19 Mike Bliss Chevrolet 196 laps + 4 laps (20/0 pts)
25. #28 Derrike Cope Chevrolet 196 laps + 4 laps (19/0 pts)
26. #15 Timmy Hill * Ford 195 laps Running (18/0 pts)
27. #14 Eric McClure Chevrolet 194 laps + 6 laps (17/0 pts)
28. #40 Charles Lewandoski * Chevrolet 193 laps + 7 laps (16/0 pts)
29. #52 Kevin Lepage Chevrolet 193 laps + 7 laps (15/0 pts)
30. #102 Jamie Dick Chevrolet 193 laps + 7 laps (0pts)
31. #51 Jeremy Clements Chevrolet 176 laps + 7 laps (13/0 pts)
32. #113 Jennifer Jo Cobb * Dodge 169 laps Ignition (12/0 pts)
33. #23 Robert Richardson Jr. Chevrolet 119 laps Accident (11/0 pts)
34. #89 Morgan Shepherd Chevrolet 104 laps Accident (10/0 pts)
35. #39 Will Kimmel III Ford 62 laps Accident (9/0 pts)
36. #103 Scott Riggs Dodge 20 laps Overheating (0pts)
37. #44 Jeff Green Chevrolet 18 laps Vibration (7/0 pts)
38. #142 Tim Andrews Chevrolet 11 laps Transmission (6/0 pts)
39. #175 Johnny Chapman Chevrolet 10 laps Ignition (5/0 pts)
40. #174 Mike Harmon Chevrolet 7 laps Brakes (4/0 pts)
41. #146 Chase Miller Chevrolet 3 laps Ignition (3/0 pts)
42. #172 John Jackson Toyota 3 laps Electrical (2/0 pts)
43. #49 Dennis Setzer Chevrolet 2 laps Brakes (1/0 pts)

* Denotes Rookie



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Jason Leffler, Kasey Kahne and Steve Wallace race three wide during the Feed the Children 300 at Kentucky Speedway Geoff Burke/Getty Images for NASCAR. [Picture Credit: Geoff Burke/Getty Images for NASCAR]
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