DODGE AWARDS 2010 NASCAR NATIONWIDE SERIES CHAMPION BRAD KESELOWSKI WITH COMMEMORATIVE 2011 DODGE CHALLENGER SRT8 392

LAS VEGAS (March 6, 2011) – In celebration of its first NASCAR Nationwide Series championship, Dodge awarded 2010 champion Brad Keselowski with “The Biggest Trophy In NASCAR – Imported From Detroit – today during ceremonies at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Dodge Motorsports’ Bryan Viger handed over the keys to a 2011 Dodge Challenger SRT8 392, a BKR (Brad Keselowski Racing) Commemorative Edition high-performance street vehicle custom built by the “Mopar Underground” team at Chrysler Group LLC in Auburn Hills, Mich.

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Penske Racing's Brad Keselowski stands next to his 2011 Dodge Challenger SRT8 392 high-performance street vehicle presented by Dodge in recognition of his 2010 NASCAR Nationwide Series driver's championship.
During his 2010 record-breaking season, Keselowski recorded six wins, 26 top-five and 29 top-10 finishes in the No. 22 Discount Tire/Ruby Tuesday Dodge from Penske Racing.

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Custom features on the vehicle include;

• Deep Water Blue paint from the 2011 Dodge Challenger SRT8 392 Inaugural Edition along with hood, roof and rear decklid finished in matte black and accented with grabber blue pin stripe.

• Custom 22-inch Forgiato wheels carry matte black powder coated paint and grabber blue pin stripes added to the outside wheel lips.

• Standard 392 HEMI® fender badges have been moved to each side of the hood and replaced with 2010 NASCAR Nationwide Series Champion decals on both fenders

• Modified interior features Smooth Pearl White leather-trimmed seats and dual blue stripes accented by unique blue stitching from the 2011 Dodge Challenger SRT8 392 Inaugural Edition model.

• Under the hood is the 392-cubic inch HEMI® V-8 powertrain pumping out 470 horsepower and 470 lb.-ft. of torque

o Newest HEMI engine in the SRT product lineup provides 45 more horsepower and an additional 90 lb.-ft. of torque at 2,900 rpm versus the previous 6.1-liter HEMI V-8 engine

o Fuel Saver technology (four-cylinder mode) improves fuel economy 15-percent on the highway versus the previous 6.1-liter HEMI V-8 engine

• Stock exhaust system is replaced with new Corsa-tuned system from Mopar

For more information contact: Denny Darnell at ddarnell@darnellcommunications.net or (704) 975-3252 or Scott Sebastian at ssebastian@darnellcommunications.net or (312) 519-5040.

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