Matt Kenseth fired the first shot in the Chase Sunday night. Kenseth came into NASCAR’s Chase for the Sprint Cup seeded in the top spot and showed why Sunday night winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 400 at Chicagoland Speedway in a marathon affair that took ten hours to complete thanks to Mother Nature.
After leading early but dropping back due to pit strategy, Kenseth rallied back and overpowered Kyle Busch on a restart with 24 laps to go and held on for his series leading sixth win of the season.
Kyle Busch was second, Kevin Harvick third, Kurt Busch fourth with Jimmie Johnson fifth. Two of those in the Chase, Joey Logano and Dale Earnhardt Jr., ended the night in the garage with blown engines. MORE>>>