Kyle Busch held off Kyle Larson to win his third race of the season at New Hampshire on Sunday. The victory books Busch a spot in the round of 12 of the NASCAR playoffs as well as five bonus points once the round begins
The playoff standings were rattled abit,as both Kurt Busch and
Martin Truex has drawn first blood in the round of 16,after overcoming a early pit-road penalty, Truex was caught speeding during the stage one and was forced to serve a pass-through penalty. Truex managed to stay on the lead lap and had the speed to work his way back to the front. Truex had
Truex Jr. had a comfortable lead over Larson when Derrike Cope clipped the outside wall with three laps left to go, bringing out the late race caution. Larson won the race off pit road after the lead-lap cars pitted for tires, on the last restart, that's when it went bad for Truex
Denny Hamlin overcame what seemed as a pretty big hurdle,when he overshot the pit-road entrance with 44 laps remaining, had to get back onto the track and then slow down and enter the pits for his final stop,before that happended,Hamlin had been leading the pack and looked as though he might
Busch passed Jones for the lead with 55 laps remaining as the track changed and the top lane became the choosen spot. Jones’ car didn’t handle as well in that area, and he had Busch and Kenseth all over his bumper.
It ended up being Busch who moved from third to first,
With 3 laps left to spare,Martin Truex Jr looked like he was getting his second consecutive Monster Energy win,that quickly changed as Micheal McDowell spun out colliding with Paul Menard and bringing out the red flag.Larson restarted fourth behind Truex and Erik Jones. As Truex and Jones sped up quickly towards the green
Martin Truex Jr. won a fuel-mileage gamble, holding off Matt Kenseth on the final lap to capture the NASCAR Cup race at Watkins Glen International on Sunday.Trailing by three seconds after saving fuel for several laps, Truex snatched the lead in his Toyota after race leader Ryan Blaney ran out
Kahne, who had a great restart in the second overtime of the Brickyard 400,crossed the yard of bricks under caution with it coming close to sundown, just ahead of Brad Keselowski and Ryan Newman.A stroke of luck ended up happening for Kahne,when on Lap 150,Kahne came to pit road just before a
The final restart was a log jam, with Hamlin starting fourth alongside Martin Truex Jr. Starting third behind Kenseth.
Kenseth started second because Dale Earnhardt Jr. had stayed out rather then pit. Larson restarted fifth, just behind Truex. Hamlin jumped on Kenseth lickity split aswell, Earnhardt was quickly dealt with, Truex
Martin Truex Jr. had a 15-second lead on the field and sitting pretty, before Kurt Busch blew an engine with less than two laps remaining Saturday night.Before Truex was able to take the white flag signaling the final lap, the engine in Kurt Busch’s Ford broke down, dumping oil on