Brad Keselowski passes Kyle Busch on final lap to win NNS race at PIR


Brad Keselowski gladly let Nationwide Series champion Chase Elliott take the big spotlight Saturday at Phoenix International Raceway.

But Keselowski should still be noted for a spectacular come-from-behind win in Saturday afternoon’s DAV 200 – Honoring America’s Veterans NNS race.

Just when it looked like Kyle Busch would win a race he had dominated, leading 187 of the final 206 laps, Keselowski got a great run on a final restart and slid past Busch on the final lap to take the checkered flag.

For a driver who has been accused of being self-centered for the way he races by several fellow drivers he’s had recent confrontations with, Keselowski was surprisingly cordial about beating Busch.

“That was kind of a shame,” Keselowski said of Busch. “He had the race won until the yellow came out. I can understand if he was upset about that.”

Busch may have spun his tires on the restart or may have missed a shift. Whatever the cause, Keselowski jumped at the chance that was presented him, got past Busch and sailed one last lap for the checkered flag.

In total, Keselowski led just nine laps, including the most important one.

“We didn’t give up,” Keselowski said. “Kyle was really fast, probably had a tenth (of a second) or two on everybody.

“That yellow came out and I don’t know what happened. It looks like we grabbed a gear or he slipped down. Either way, we were able to get to victory lane.”

The win was Keselowski’s fifth NNS triumph of the season and the 32nd of his career.

Busch finished second, followed by Elliott Sadler, Ty Dillon, championship-winning Elliott, Friday night Truck race winner Erik Jones, Brian Scott, Brendan Gaughan, Trevor Bayne and Regan Smith.

In a week that began with controversy at Texas, which has continued to haunt him into Phoenix, Keselowski expressed some relief at how Saturday’s race was free of conflict and angst.

“It feels good, really good,” Keselowski said. “It’s a little surreal. I didn’t know the race was over. It’s been a heck of a week and hopefully we can pull off something tomorrow (in the Sprint Cup race).”

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Saturday’s Supercross Round 11 in Seattle: How to watch, start times, schedules, streams


With three multiple winners now vying for the championship, the Monster Energy AMA Supercross Series heads to Round 11 at Lumen Field in Seattle, Washington.

Chase Sexton earned his second victory of the season in Detroit when Aaron Plessinger fell on the final lap. Though he was penalized seven points for disobeying a flag, Sexton is third in the championship race. The Honda rider trails leader Cooper Webb (two victories) by 17 points, and defending series champion Eli Tomac (five wins) is three points behind Webb in second with seven races remaining.

Tomac won last year in Seattle on the way to his second season title.

Honda riders have a Supercross-leading 20 victories in the Seattle event but none at Lumen Field since Justin Barcia in 2013. Tomac and Barcia are the only past 450 Seattke winners entered in Saturday’s event.

Here are the pertinent details for watching Round 11 of the 2023 Supercross season in Seattle:

(All times are ET)

BROADCAST/STREAMING SCHEDULE: TV coverage of Round 11 will begin Saturday at 10 p.m. ET streaming on Peacock with a re-air Monday at 1 a.m. ET on CNBC. The Race Day Live show (including qualifying) will begin on Peacock at 4:30 p.m. ET Saturday.

NBC Sports will have exclusive live coverage of races, qualifiers and heats for the record 31 events in SuperMotocross. The main events will be presented on Peacock, NBC, USA Network, CNBC, and NBC Sports digital platforms.

Peacock will become the home of the SuperMotocross World Championship series in 2023 with live coverage of all races, qualifying, and heats from January to October. There will be 23 races livestreamed exclusively on Peacock, including a SuperMotocross World Championship Playoff event. The platform also will provide on-demand replays of every race. Click here for the full schedule.

POINTS STANDINGS: 450 division l 250 division

ENTRY LISTS450 division l 250 division

EVENT SCHEDULE (all times ET): 

Here are the start times for Saturday’s Supercross Round 11 in Seattle, according to the Monster Energy Supercross schedule from the AMA:

4:50 p.m.: 250SX Group B Qualifying 1
5:05 p.m.: 250SX Group A Qualifying 1
5:20 p.m.: 450SX Group A Qualifying 1
5:35 p.m.: 450SX Group B Qualifying 1
6:25 p.m.: 250SX Group B Qualifying 2
6:40 p.m.: 250SX Group A Qualifying 2
7:55 p.m.: 450SX Group A Qualifying 2
8:10 p.m.: 450SX Group B Qualifying 2
10:06 p.m.: 250SX Heat 1
10:20 p.m.: 250SX Heat 2
10:34 p.m.: 450SX Heat 1
10:48 p.m.: 450SX Heat 2
11:22 p.m.: 250SX Last Chance Qualifier
11:34 p.m.: 450SX Last Chance Qualifier
11:54 p.m.: 250SX Main Event
12:28 a.m.: 450SX Main Event

TRACK LAYOUTClick here to view the track map


FINAL 2022 STANDINGS: 450 points standings | 250 East points standings250 West points standings


ROUND 1: Eli Tomac opens title defense with victory

ROUND 2: Tomac ties Ricky Carmichael on Supercross wins list

ROUND 3: Tomac holds off Cooper Webb again

ROUND 4: Chase Sexton wins Anaheim Triple Crown

ROUND 5: Eli Tomac leads wire to wire in Houston

ROUND 6: Cooper Webb breaks through in Tampa

ROUND 7: Webb wins again in Arlington

ROUND 8: Tomac wins Daytona for the seventh time

ROUND 9: Ken Roczen scores first victory since 2022

ROUND 10: Chase Sexton inherits Detroit victory but docked points


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