RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Kurt Busch blew past Kevin Harvick after the last pit stops with under 50 laps to go Friday night and held on in a side-by-side, last-lap duel with local favorite Denny Hamlin to win the Nationwide Series race at Richmond International Raceway.
Driving a car owned by brother Kyle, Busch passed Harvick on the 222nd lap after the green-flag stops. Busch seemed likely to cruise to the victory, but Hamlin pulled up on his rear bumper with a few laps to go, and ducked inside him as they crossed the white line for the final lap. Busch, somehow, held off Hamlin on the outside to win by a nose.
Harvick was third, followed by Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Sam Hornish Jr.

Recent NASCAR Discussions

NASCAR Odds

Driver Odds
Iowa 200 - Odds to Win @ Iowa Speedway
Christopher Bell +250
Johnny Sauter +300
Matt Crafton +350
John Hunter Nemecheck +550
Ben Rhodes +600

Nascar Top Stories

Thumbnail Toyota/Save Mart 350 Odds The NASCAR Monster Energy Series competes on its road course of the season when the drivers take part in the Toyota/Save Mart 350...
Thumbnail FireKeepers Casino 400 Picks The FireKeepers Casino 400 gets underway later this afternoon. Here are some of the drivers we like to contend for today’s...
Thumbnail Drivin' for Linemen 200 Picks The NASCAR Camping World Truck Serieswill be competing tonight in the Drivin’ for Linemen 200. Here are the drivers we like to contend for the victory.
Thumbnail Michigan 250 Picks The NASCAR Xfinity Series waves the green flag for the Michigan 250 today. Here is a look at some drivers we think will...
Thumbnail Drivin' for Linemen 200 The NASCAR Camping World Truck Seriesdrives under the lights this weekend for the Drivin’ for Linemen 200. Here is a look at the odds to win this race.