Kyle Busch scored his first NASCAR Sprint Cup series win at Martinsville Speedway Sunday. He led the most laps and held off AJ Allmendinger in the final 11 laps to win his second clock of the weekend and the 35th win of his NASCAR career. Here’s how it all went down Sunday at NASCAR’s shortest track, Martinsville Speedway.
From his third consecutive Martinsville pole Joey Logano led the field to the green under clear blue skies; Kasey Kahne in second was on the outside. Logano shot out of turn 2 and Kahne slid in behind, Brian Vickers was third, followed by Paul Menard and Ryan Newman as the top 10 were single file.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. and David Regan got together while fighting for 20th; Earnhardt spun exiting turn 2 on lap 5 and caution number 1 came out. He was able to continue but was forced to pit with a flat left rear tire and went down a lap.
Green came back out on lap 10. Logano again went to the lead followed by Vickers, Menard and Newman in single file.