Edwards Wins Kentucky Busch

Carl Edwards retook the lead on the second last lap to take the win at the Meijer 300 presented by Oreo at Kentucky Speedway

Edwards Wins Kentucky Busch

A late race pit stop for Edwards and fellow Ford driver looked to have taken them out of the battle for the win, but fresh tyres helped them move back up towards the front. A few late cautions also helped, though it meant the end of Biffle's charge as he was responsible for bringing two of them out.

A final caution saw the race restart with two laps remaining, Edwards' better tyres allowing him to take the lead at the end of the backstretch to win a race he had dominated earlier. Martin Truex Jr did a good job in the closing laps to make it as hard as he had for Edwards, both drivers helping their championsip positions.

Third was Clint Bowyer ahead of Reed Sorenson, who ran strongly all night and did almost all he could to protect his slim point lead. Paul Menard rounded out the top five.

Greg Biffle's late race crashes dropped him to a thirtieth place finish after leading earlier in the race and running second when he pitted late for tyres. It was a night full of cautions, a total of ten cautions marring the night to set a new record for Kentucky Speedway.

Result of Meijer 300 presented by Oreo, Kentucky Speedway:

Pos Driver Make Laps 1. Carl Edwards Ford 200 2. Martin Truex Jr. Chevrolet 200 3. Clint Bowyer Chevrolet 200 4. Reed Sorenson Dodge 200 5. Paul Menard Chevrolet 200 6. Sterling Marlin Dodge 200 7. J.J. Yeley Chevrolet 200 8. Stacy Compton Ford 200 9. Casey Atwood Dodge 200 10. Jon Wood Ford 200 11. Justin Labonte Chevrolet 199 12. David Green Ford 199 13. Tony Raines Chevrolet 199 14. Kenny Wallace Ford 199 15. Denny Hamlin Chevrolet 199 16. Brandon Miller Chevrolet 199 17. Stanton Barrett Chevrolet 199 18. Aaron Fike Ford 199 19. Tyler Walker Dodge 199 20. Tim Sauter Chevrolet 199 21. Randy LaJoie Chevrolet 199 22. Chad Blount Chevrolet 199 23. Michel Jourdain Jr. Ford 199 24. Rusty Wallace Dodge 198 25. Ashton Lewis Ford 198 26. Kertus Davis Chevrolet 198 27. Steve Grissom Ford 197 28. Ryan Hemphill Dodge 196 29. Wade Day Chevrolet 194 30. Greg Biffle Ford 190 31. Jason Keller Ford 184 32. David Stremme Dodge 165 33. Mark Green Chevrolet 150 34. Blake Feese Chevrolet 131 35. Jeff Fuller Chevrolet 126 36. Wayne Edwards Dodge 111 37. Jamie Mosley Ford 69 38. Johnny Sauter Dodge 39 39. Eric Jones Dodge 26 40. Tim Fedewa Dodge 18 41. Regan Smith Dodge 18 42. Michael Waltrip Chevrolet 7 43. Chris Horn Chevrolet 0 
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