Matt Kenseth wins at New Hampshire as Harvick, Kyle Busch other Chasers suffer

LOUDON, NH - SEPTEMBER 27:  Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series SYLVANIA 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on September 27, 2015 in Loudon, New Hampshire.  (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

LOUDON, NH – SEPTEMBER 27: Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series SYLVANIA 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on September 27, 2015 in Loudon, New Hampshire. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

In a day filled with drama, Matt Kenseth won the NASCAR Sprint Cup Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway Sunday in almost sedate fashion. Kenseth crossed the line nearly eight seconds ahead of his teammate Denny Hamlin, but the win was far from the story of the day.

Kevin Harvick needed a win or at least a good finish after a crash at Chicagoland the week prior left him with a 42nd place finish. Sunday, he led a race high 216 laps and was the class of the field but ran out of fuel with three laps to go handing the lead to Kenseth who had enough fuel to score his fifth win of the season and the 35th of his career.

“We had to be there to win,” Kenseth said. “We didn’t pit that one time and I was like, ‘Ahhh,’ MORE>>>

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