– Sports Management Network, Inc. (SMN) announced today that the firm will serve as the exclusive management and representation firm for rising NASCAR star Brad Keselowski. In this role SMN will work with and for Brad in all aspects of his professional career as both a driver and team owner of Brad Keselowski Racing.
“Brad is undoubtedly one of NASCAR’s rising stars,” said SMN President and Founder, John Caponigro. “As a racing driver, businessman, and as a person, Brad is exactly the type of individual with which we like to work and he is a tremendous addition to SMN’s client roster.”
“SMN has operated a successful management firm for 19 years and its clients consist of some of racing’s most successful drivers. It is an impressive track record,” said Brad. “I am confident SMN’s services will benefit me greatly and I consider the firm a valuable asset for my driving and business career.”
Brad, who competed for Dale Earnhart, Jr.’s JR Motorsports team in the NASCAR Nationwide Series, had a breakout season in 2008. He won multiple races, competed for the series championship against same of NASCAR’s most successful drivers, and, in the process, was awarded the Nationwide Series Most Popular Driver Award. Brad will return to JR Motorsports for the 2009 Nationwide Series and plans to run select cup races for the storied Hendrick Motorsports team as he did in 2008.