NASCAR champion Brad Keselowski set to make his Snowball Derby debut

Find out about Brad Keselowski’s entry into the 55th Annual Snowball derby as he is set to make the late model All-Star Derby.

Brad Keselowski
Brad Keselowski

The 2022 NASCAR season was disappointing, to say the least for Brad Keselowski. The RFK Racing owner-driver struggled to find pace from the start and ended the season winless. He was hit with one of the most severe penalties in NASCAR history at the start of the season which derailed his entire year. He hopes to make a comeback in 2023 and the off-season is the perfect time to do so.

The 2012 NASCAR cup series champion is all set to make his Snowball Derby debut this November. The No:6 driver has been part of some of the most iconic late model and modified racing series in the US. But the crown jewel of late-model racing, the Annual Snowball Derby, remained on the bucket list.

He is excited to be part of the All-Star Racing derby which will feature his fellow cup drivers. He said, “The Snowball Derby is essentially an all-star race as it attracts some of the biggest names in short-track racing, as well as some of my competitors from NASCAR. This is my first time behind the wheel at the Derby,”.

He hopes to bring together NASCAR and super late-model racing with his entry. Keselowski said, “I’m looking forward to the race and very appreciative of Fr8Auctions coming on board with me. Fr8Auctions has supported all levels of racing, so it’s great to partner with them for this particular event and bring together NASCAR and super late model racing,”.

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Fr8Auctions CEO welcomes Brad Keselowski to the series

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Brad Keselowski

Brad Keselowski’s sponsor for the race explained that they are planning to grow their racing footprint by supporting drivers from different levels of the sport. They are sponsoring NASCAR cup level driers and upcoming drivers at the same time.

FR8Auctions is looking forward to growing our racing footprint while supporting grassroots events with different drivers across all levels of motorsports. Whether it’s partnering with Championship Cup drivers in Crown Jewel events like the Snowball Derby or supporting the young up-and-coming drivers working their way through the ranks, FR8 is committed to the sport and its growth long term,” said Marcus Barela, CEO of Fr8Auctions.

Matt Erickson, President of Fr8Auctions, pointed out that the firm will continue to grow its footprint by working with Keselowski. They are excited to have a champion driver like Brad Keselowski represent them on the field.

We are thrilled to continue to grow our footprint in all levels of racing by working with Brad in the Snowball Derby. This is a Crown Jewel event and we are excited to have such an accomplished driver representing us on and off the track. Brad is a champion and we are racing for the win,” added Matt Erickson.

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Justin P Joy is an F1 and NASCAR content writer at He is a sports enthusiast who loves every sport where body and mind matters. He is a huge motorsports fan and loves to write a read on it. He is currently pursuing his higher studies in economics and is seeking the answer to the question of "why we humans exist"?.