NASCAR driver Brad Keselowski acting like 'spoiled brat'

NASCAR driver Brad Keselowski. (Getty Images/AFP)

NASCAR driver Brad Keselowski. (Getty Images/AFP)

DEAN MCNULTY, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 11:33 PM ET

Brad Keselowski needs a time-out.

The reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup champion has been viewed by most in the sport, including this writer, as a breath of fresh air in a race series that had grown stagnant.

After almost a decade of homogenized butter that wouldn’t melt in any mouth, Keselowski was seen as a bright light (and a great quote) in an otherwise darkened room.

His social-media savvy, his opinionated personality and his racing acumen caught the attention of a new group of NASCAR fans, and that was good, even great, for stock-car racing.

Keselowski’s outburst in the early hours of Sunday morning after the Sprint Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway, however, went way beyond the bounds of outspokenness — and crossed into spoiled-kid land.

To review, Keselowski’s No. 2 Penske Racing Ford team had been penalized at Martinsville for going out of bounds on a critical pit stop.

Yes, it probably cost him a chance to win the race.


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