Brad Keselowski finds victory lane more dangerous than racetrack

June 29, 2014

At least Brad Keselowski got a cool bandage out of the deal. (Sean Gardner / Getty Images)

After a very smart performance, Brad Keselowski did a kind of dumb thing.

 (Todd Warshaw/Getty Images)

He didn’t know when to say when during the victory celebration after the Quaker State 400 Saturday night and needed four stitches to close a cut on his hand.

“We were playing around with some champagne, and I told my good friend I should have stuck with beer,” Keselowski joked Sunday (via the Sporting News). “We had too much fun with champagne and one of the bottles broke and I cut my hand open. It’s no big deal.”

Keselowski hit the bottle on the podium in victory lane at Kentucky Speedway.

“I hit it on something,” Keselowski said. “I think I hit it on the corner of the podium and then it broke. I don’t know. I was trying to get the top off and shaking it at the same time, and people were spraying me and I couldn’t really see all that well. It was just one of them deals.”

He doesn’t expect that he’ll have a problem driving next Saturday at at Daytona International Speedway.

After spending most of her career in traditional print sports journalism, Cindy began blogging and tweeting, first as NFL/Redskins editor, and, since August 2010, at The Early Lead. She also is the social media editor for Sports.
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Cindy Boren · June 29, 2014