Martin steals Busch win
Mark Martin claimed his 47th Busch series win at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway after a dominant performance by Roush teammate Carl Edwards was undone by a flat tyre.

Edwards, who started from pole, was set for a compelling win - he had led 125 laps when his right rear tyre blew on lap 185, spinning him into the infield and bringing out the caution flags. Martin, who had shadowed his teammate most of the race, beat David Stremme at the restart and took the chequered flag just 15 laps later.

I had a little luck today,"Martin smiled in victory lane. "Carl Edwards was in a position to win that one. He was just checked out - there wasn't much we could do about it. That one just slipped through his fingers."

Martin edged away over the final laps, finishing 1.412 seconds ahead of Kevin Harvick, who passed Stremme on the last turn of the final lap after struggling all day with a transmission that kept popping out of gear.

Stremme was just pleased to get to the end of the race after spending most of it with one hand on the gear stick: "It's pretty hard driving one-handed around this slippery track."

Edwards managed to bring the car home seventh, which puts the rookie second overall in the points standings behind Harvick, who is a part-timer in the series.

Sam's Town 300 Results, Las Vegas Motor Speedway (1.5mi oval):

 Pos Driver Make Laps 1. Mark Martin Ford 200 2. Kevin Harvick Chevrolet 200 3. David Stremme Dodge 200 4. Joe Nemechek Chevrolet 200 5. Greg Biffle Ford 200 6. Reed Sorenson Dodge 200 7. Carl Edwards Ford 200 8. Randy LaJoie Chevrolet 200 9. Clint Bowyer Chevrolet 200 10. David Green Ford 200 11. Kyle Busch Chevrolet 200 12. Denny Hamlin Chevrolet 200 13. Justin Labonte Chevrolet 200 14. Elliott Sadler Ford 200 15. Tim Fedewa Dodge 199 16. Martin Truex Chevrolet 199 17. Jon Wood Ford 199 18. J.J. Yeley Chevrolet 199 19. Dave Blaney Chevrolet 199 20. Kasey Kahne Dodge 199 21. Scott Riggs Chevrolet 199 22. Ashton Lewis Ford 199 23. Kenny Wallace Ford 199 24. Jeremy Mayfield Dodge 199 25. Sterling Marlin Dodge 199 26. Stanton Barrett Chevrolet 198 27. Aaron Fike Dodge 197 28. Johnny Sauter Dodge 197 29. Ryan Hemphill Dodge 197 30. Paul Wolfe Dodge 197 31. Shawna Robinson Chevrolet 196 32. Brent Sherman Dodge 196 33. Tony Raines Chevrolet 196 34. Derrike Cope Ford 191 35. Eric Norris Chevrolet 190 36. Shane Hmiel Chevrolet 148 37. Paul Menard Chevrolet 144 38. Stacy Compton Ford 113 39. Kim Crosby Chevrolet 76 40. Michel Jourdain Ford 53 41. Steve Grissom Ford 50 42. Kertus Davis Chevrolet 48 43. Jason Keller Ford 41 
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