Busch Wins At Bristol

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series raced under the lights on Saturday for the Sharpie 500 and Kyle Busch got a much needed win, as he took home the checker flag at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Busch picked up his fourth win of the year on Saturday and jumped to 13th in the points standings, just one slot outside the Chase for the Championship with two races remaining.

According to oddsmakers from online sports book Sports Interaction, Busch had odds of 7/1 to win the race before the event, meaning a $100 bet on Busch to win will pay out $700.

Mark Martin finished second on the day, while Marcos Ambrose finished third, and Greg Biffle came in fourth.

Martin came in with odds of 9/1 to win, while Ambrose would have been part of the field bet that had 12/1 odds.

Dale Earnhardt Jr., who came into the race with 28/1 odds, finished ninth for his second-straight top 10 finish.

Points leader, Tony Stewart, had a long night, finishing 33rd overall.

2009 Sharpie 500 Results – Saturday, Aug. 22, 2009

1 Kyle Busch (18)

2 Mark Martin (5)

3 Marcos Ambrose (47)

4 Greg Biffle (16)

5 Denny Hamlin (11)

6 Ryan Newman (39)

7 Kurt Busch (2)

8 Jimmie Johnson (48)

9 Dale Earnhardt Jr. (88)

10 Matt Kenseth (17)

11 Jamie McMurray (26)

12 Brian Vickers (83)

13 Casey Mears (07)

14 David Ragan (6)

15 Scott Speed (82)

16 Carl Edwards (99)

17 David Reutimann (00)

18 Jeff Burton (31)

19 Reed Sorenson (43)

20 David Stremme (12)

21 Clint Bowyer (33)

22 Martin Truex Jr. (1)

23 Jeff Gordon (24)

24 Paul Menard (98)

25 Juan Pablo Montoya (42)

26 Elliott Sadler (19)

27 Regan Smith (78)

28 Kasey Kahne (9)

29 Scott Wimmer (4)

30 John Andretti (34)

31 Michael Waltrip (55)

32 Robby Gordon (7)

33 Tony Stewart (14)

34 Joey Logano (20)

35 Sam Hornish Jr. (77)

36 Bobby Labonte (96)

37 AJ Allmendinger (44)

38 Kevin Harvick (29)

39 David Gilliland (171)

40 Terry Labonte (08)

41 Joe Nemechek (187)

42 Tony Raines (37)

43 Dave Blaney (66)

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Posted: 8/22/09 11:17PM ET

 

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