As a NASCAR Cup Series driver, you would have fans supporting you from all over the country, even from the prisons.
Brad Keselowski is one such driver who has fans who are incarcerated. But what difference does it make? Not much, as Keselowski said that he loves them as much as other fans.
The conversation came up when a wooden football was spotted in his home. It turns out that it was given to him by a fan in prison.
“I have a lot of fans who are in prison, believe it or not. In the prison woodshop, one of them decided to make me a commemorative wooden football and sent it to me. When a fan gives you something nice like that, you have to accept it and it’s pretty cool. It’s a commemorative wooden football and somehow he got my team to sign it when I won the Xfinity championship in 2010. It’s pretty cool. I can’t remember what prison it was. Sorry, my memory is not that great. We love all of our fans, whether they’re incarcerated or not.”
Keselowski will need as much support from his fans for the 2022 season as the 2012 champion is beginning on a new journey with Roush Fenway Keselowski Racing as their driver/owner.
Starting on a new team with added responsibility is already a hard task but the introduction of the Next Gen car from the 2022 season makes it even harder. But given his competitive nature, Keselowski will certainly do fine.