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Brad Keselowski Proposes a Fair Deal to Denny Hamlin & Issues a Request to Dale Jr in His War With Hendrick Motorsports Star

Published 06/06/2023, 10:21 AM EDT

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The collaboration between Denny Hamlin and Dale Earnhardt Jr has been paying dividends. The Actions Detrimental podcast is a great hit among the followers of the sport. As a part of the Dirty Mo Media house, the podcast continues to captivate listeners. But that was only the case till now, as we now figure out that the podcast even has some of the top drivers intrigued, like Brad Keselowski.

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To take a step back and give you proper context, Hamlin’s very recent initiative, which he spoke about on his podcast, was a successful proposal of a bracket of five rounds, similar to the NCAA Tournament. But who better to explain it than Hamlin himself, right?


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Seeing the positive response from fans, Dirty Mo Media made Denny Hamlin’s Bracket Challenge a reality by enabling users to enter their NASCAR bracket predictions for the upcoming five races from Kansas to Sonoma. Former champion Brad Keselowski is also one of the famous participants in the competition. Knowing he is up against an HMS star, he put up an interesting offer in front of the JGR driver.

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The bracket challenge, popularized through #DHBracketChallenge, has gained much traction from the fandom. Productions from Dale Jr’s media house have been following the pattern of delivering the goods.

The final round of the bracket challenge sees Keselowski face off against the Hendrick Motorsports driver, William Byron. The announcement of the fixture through Twitter attracted Keselowski. Replying to the post, he said,” How much do I get if we win this?”


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It was at this point that Denny Hamlin interjected to reveal the aspirations of the project. With a projection of a higher revenue than the current edition, Hamlin portrays a hope for a million-dollar cash prize.

Shrugging off the money matter, Keselowski instead offers a lucrative deal from his side. He first demanded mere presence on Hamlin’s podcast and then went on to appeal to Dale Earnhardt Jr.

His tweet read, “Can’t speak for @WilliamByron but If I win, No money required. I’ll even come on your podcast if you agree to do this. Seems like a fair deal.

A couple of cases of Sundrop for the winner would be fun! Know their has to be a few laying around in a garage somewhere”

Could this possibly mean a cameo from Keselowski in one of the Late-Model Cars? It remains to be seen, but certainly presents a great scenario.

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As soon as Hamlin came up with this $3 million idea to save NASCAR’s falling ratings, it was all everyone in the NASCAR fraternity could talk about. Among them was none other than the veteran of the sport and Hamlin’s associate, Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Not only did Dale Jr, showed an interest in the idea, but he also went on to tell who he thinks will win if such a project ever comes to fruition. During one of his Dale Jr Download podcast episodes, Junior encouraged his fans to register for the game and cast their votes, as he shared his own insights and predictions.

Other than revealing his choice, he also took a dig at a certain infamous driver. He said, “Hey, I have William Byron winning it all because he kicks a*s at Sonoma. And I even going up against Ross Chastain, final round, so good luck, Ross. Good luck Willy B over at f**king Sonoma.”


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Who would you have chosen to be your champion in this intriguing idea?



Ansuman Abhisek

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Ansuman Abhisek is a NASCAR Writer at EssentiallySports. As an engineering graduate, he has a strong affinity for cars, and it didn't take long for him to translate that into his love for the sport. He is a big fan of Kyle Busch and believes that the Richard Childress Driver still has his best years ahead of him.

Edited By: Ranvijay Singh