Keselowski knows now is time to make move on leader Bowyer

Brad Keselowski has himself within striking distance of Nationwide Series points leader Clint Bowyer. Now he hopes to ride the home-state fans in Michigan even closer, writes Mark Ashenfelter.

Updated: August 14, 2008, 5:59 PM ET
By Mark Ashenfelter | ESPN.com

BROOKLYN, Mich. -- A year ago, Brad Keselowski's run in the Nationwide Series race at Michigan International Speedway had a feel-good quality to it. Having grown up two hours from the track, the Michigan native was getting a chance to prove himself with JR Motorsports, and that gave fans a reason to care.

Now those fans -- and any he's added as a full-time driver for JR Motorsports this season -- have a much greater rooting interest, as Keselowski's in position to make a run for ...

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