Cooper Standard Continues Partnership with Brad Keselowski Racing; Blaney to Drive for BKR in 2014

A contract extension has been approved by Cooper Standard and Brad Keselowski Racing (BKR) officials which means the company will continue with the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race team into 2014.

This will be Cooper Standard’s fourth year with the team and second campaign as a full-season partner. The company enhanced its involvement with the team in the 2011 and 2012 seasons.

“Cooper Standard has been with us from the very beginning and have become such an integral part of the BKR family,” said Keselowski. “Our team owes them a tremendous amount of gratitude for all of their continued support. Cooper Standard has been instrumental in helping us reach victory lane on multiple occasions, and I have no doubt this partnership with help our team take the checkered flag many more times to come.”

Cooper Standard is a leading global supplier of systems and components for the automotive industry.

“We are excited to continue our successful partnership with Brad Keselowski and the BKR team,” said Keith Stephenson, Chief Operating Officer of Cooper Standard. “The BKR program and Truck Series fit nicely into our business and have ultimately proven to be a rallying point for our company through both employee engagement and aiding with on-going customer relations. We are proud of our partnership with Brad and BKR, and we certainly look forward to continuing to be a part of the team’s ongoing success.”

Ryan Blaney will continue to drive the No. 29 Cooper Standard Ford F-150 for BKR in the 2014 season. He is currently 6th in points.