Quantcast

Sports briefs: Brad Keselowski wins pole at New Hampshire

Published July 12, 2013 5:25 pm

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2013, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

NASCAR • Brad Keselowski turned a lap of 135.922 mph to set a track record and win the pole at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Keselowski led a fast Friday on the track as nine drivers topped the previous track record held by Ryan Newman, who went 135.232 in 2011. Series points leader Jimmie Johnson originally qualified second for Sunday's race, but his Chevrolet failed inspection because the front was too low. He'll start in the rear, in the 43rd spot. Kurt Busch replaced Johnson on the front row.

Bruins extend pact with Bergeron

NHL • Boston Bruins star Patrice Bergeron signed an eight-year, $52 million contract extension. The new deal for one of the NHL's best two-way forwards begins after next season when Bergeron's three-year, $15 million contract with the Eastern Conference champions expires.

From wire reports

USER COMMENTS
Reader comments on sltrib.com are the opinions of the writer, not The Salt Lake Tribune. We will delete comments containing obscenities, personal attacks and inappropriate or offensive remarks. Flagrant or repeat violators will be banned. If you see an objectionable comment, please alert us by clicking the arrow on the upper right side of the comment and selecting "Flag comment as inappropriate". If you've recently registered with Disqus or aren't seeing your comments immediately, you may need to verify your email address. To do so, visit disqus.com/account.
See more about comments here.
comments powered by Disqus