Kyle Busch Wins Cup Race At Watkins Glen

August 12, 2013
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Kyle Busch held off Brad Keselowski on Sunday to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Cheez-It 355 at the Glen at Watkins Glen International in New York.  Busch now stands fifth in the Sprint Cup points standings with four races remaining before the Chase for the Cup begins.

Keselowski finished in second place for the third straight year, the day after he won the Nationwide Series’ Zippo 200, also at Watkins Glen.  Two-time defending champion Marcos Ambrose, the polesitter, finished 31st after a late crash.  Points leader Jimmie Johnson placed eighth.

 

Sunday’s Top Ten:

1)  Kyle Busch

2)  Brad Keselowski

3)  Martin Truex, Jr.

4)  Carl Edwards

5)  Juan Pablo Montoya

6)  Clint Bowyer

7)  Joey Logano

8)  Jimmie Johnson

9)  Kurt Busch

10) A.J. Allmendinger

 

The Points Standings Leaders:

1)  Jimmie Johnson  808

2)  Clint Bowyer  733

3)  Carl Edwards  728

4)  Kevin Harvick  707

5)  Kyle Busch  693

6)  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.  670

7)  Matt Kenseth  659

8)  Brad Keselowski  634

9)  Greg Biffle  627

10) Martin Truex, Jr.  625

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