Winner Earnhardt booed at Michigan

Dale Earnhardt Jr took his second Busch series victory of the season in controversial style at Michigan, after an accident with Carl Edwards

Winner Earnhardt booed at Michigan

It was the 23rd win by a Nextel Cup regular in 25 Busch races this season.

In a green-white-chequered finish, Edwards was leading when he appeared to slightly lose control of his car at Turn 2, before Earnhardt hit him, spinning in front of Robby Gordon and to the infield.

The caution period was declared immediately, and after NASCAR reviewed the incident, Earnhardt was declared the victor to a series of boos in Victory Lane from the crowd.

Edwards showed his frustration, by parking in Earnhardt's pit box, before then driving back out to collide into him on his slowing down lap.

"I didn't mean to spin him out. I don't go around wrecking people," Earnhardt said. "I wouldn't have waited two years to get back at him for wrecking me in Atlanta in 2004 pretty much the same way.

"We got a run off that corner, and Carl just got sideways and he wasn't in the gas. I guess he was pretty mad at me, but there wasn't much I could do."

Edwards put the blame squarely at the door of Earnhardt. "He just wrecked me off Turn 2," Edwards said.

"I just wanted to make sure he knew I was mad that he wrecked me. It's racing."

Pos Driver Make Laps 1. Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevrolet 127 2. Casey Mears Dodge 127 3. Robby Gordon Chevrolet 127 4. Matt Kenseth Ford 127 5. Mark Martin Ford 127 6. Denny Hamlin Chevrolet 127 7. Reed Sorenson Dodge 127 8. Kevin Harvick Chevrolet 127 9. J.J. Yeley Chevrolet 127 10. Jeff Burton Chevrolet 127 11. Tony Stewart Chevrolet 127 12. Clint Bowyer Chevrolet 127 13. Jason Leffler Chevrolet 127 14. Kyle Busch Chevrolet 127 15. Bobby Labonte Ford 127 16. Brian Vickers Chevrolet 127 17. Michael Waltrip Dodge 127 18. Kenny Wallace Ford 127 19. Scott Riggs Dodge 127 20. Danny O'Quinn Jr. Ford 127 21. Kurt Busch Dodge 127 22. Jeff Green Chevrolet 127 23. Carl Edwards Ford 127 24. Steve Wallace Dodge 126 25. Paul Menard Chevrolet 126 26. Jay Sauter Chevrolet 126 27. Aric Almirola Chevrolet 126 28. Auggie Vidovich Dodge 126 29. Mike Skinner Dodge 126 30. John Andretti Ford 126 31. Regan Smith Ford 126 32. David Green Ford 126 33. Stephen Leicht Ford 126 34. Cale Gale Dodge 125 35. Johnny Sauter Chevrolet 125 36. Jon Wood Ford 124 37. Todd Kluever Ford 121 38. Burney Lamar Chevrolet 110 39. Ashton Lewis Ford 99 40. Kertus Davis Chevrolet 99 41. Stacy Compton Ford 85 42. Scott Wimmer Dodge 53 43. Greg Biffle Ford 11 
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