Brian Vickers, driving in a part time role for Michael Waltrip Racing, was able to manage his fuel and take the lead with 14 laps to go Sunday to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Camping World RV Sales 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
A call by crew chief Rodney Childers on lap 211 to dive in and take fuel proved to be the winning move. Vickers also overcame a pit road penalty on lap 77 that dropped him a lap down. Vickers took the lead with 14 laps to go from Tony Stewart and scored his third career win and his first in 75 races dating back to Michigan in 2009.
Kyle Busch took the lead from polesitter Brad Keselowski and went on to lead until lap 62 when his brother Kurt bumped him to take the lead. Behind the leaders, Jimmie Johnson, who had started last after failing post-qualifying inspection, was slowly making his way through the field. MORE>>>