Kyle Busch dominated on Sunday, leading 352 laps and pulling away on a restart with 11 laps to go and outrunning AJ Allmendinger to the finish for his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory on the series' smallest, oldest oval, and a sweep of the two-race weekend.
He had won for the
Jeff Gordon earned his first victory of the season and his ninth career win at Martinsville Speedway to clinch a berth in the final race at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Now, Gordon, who is retiring after this year,will compete for a shot at a fifth title.Gordon took the lead on lap 478, passing
Denny Hamlin held off a last lap surge including a bump from behind coming out of the final turn from Brad Keselowski to win Sunday’s STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway.
Hamlin restarted fifth on the restart on Lap 467 of 500 and quickly moved into the lead with new tires on
Kurt Busch outdueled Jimmie Johnson for the win at Martinsville, taking the lead from Johnson twice in the final 27 laps.
After Busch moved into first with 17 laps to go, Busch ended up giving back the lead 10 laps later, the story didn't end there as on lap 490 of