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Sadler penalty hands Indy win to Keselowski

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Brad Keselowski planted an emphatic kiss on the yard of bricks at the finish line, becoming the first driver to celebrate a win at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in NASCAR's Nationwide Series.

Elliott Sadler was fuming, certain that he should have been celebrating instead.

Keselowski took the lead when Sadler was penalized for jumping a late restart, then held on to win a controversial finish to the inaugural Nationwide race Saturday at the historic 2.5-mile track.

Keselowski said winning at Indy was special because of the track's tradition.

"I'm glad to be some small part of that," Keselowski. …

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