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NASCAR 2012: 10 Drivers Set to Be the Biggest Surprises of the Season

Each year in NASCAR’s Sprint Cup Series there are drivers who come out of nowhere to shock fans and compete for the championship. The 2011 Champion, Tony Stewart was picked to make the Chase last season, but after he struggled for the majority of the races in the regular season no one thought he was going to win the Championship. Other drivers who surprised fans last season include Brad Keselowski and Dale Earnhardt Jr. Keselowski was coming off of a Nationwide Series championship. Most fans thought he would be a good addition to the Penske Racing team, but many did not believe he would compete for the championship in 2011. Keselowski won three races and finished in the top 10, 14 times. Keselowski surprised people when he was able to...

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