It also put Keselowski in first place for the Chase for the Sprint Cup series, with nine races left to go, according to a story in the Chicago Tribune.
"It feels like Round 1 of a heavyweight title bout," Keselowski said, according to the paper. "We might have won a round, but we didn't knock them out. We have a lot of racing to go."
Keselowski, 28, is a third-generation racer, following in the footsteps of his father and grandfather, the story said.