WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) - Marcos Ambrose has won the Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen International for his first victory in NASCAR's top series.
Ambrose beat Brad Keselowski and Kyle Busch on a green-white-checkered finish to atone for a slip-up a year ago on the road course at Sonoma, when he stalled his car under caution while leading with six laps to go and finished sixth.
Busch led the field to the green flag. But Keselowski, racing with a broken left ankle and trying for his second straight win and third of the season, dove from third to the lead entering the first turn with Ambrose also streaking past Busch.
Ambrose bumped Keselowski in the chicane and then passed him for the lead. The race ended with a caution as David Reutimann and David Ragan crashed violently entering the second turn.
Busch finished third, and Martin Truex Jr. and Joey Logano rounded out the top five.

Recent NASCAR Discussions

Nascar Headlines

More inNASCAR News  

Nascar Top Stories

Thumbnail GEICO 500 Picks The GEICO 500 takes place later today at the fast track of Talladega. Here’s some drivers we think should contend for the win.
Thumbnail Sparks Energy 300 The NASCAR Xfinity Series is back in action on Saturday with the running of the Sparks Energy 300. Here’s a look at the...
Thumbnail GEICO 500 Odds The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads to the extremely fast track of Talladega Superspeedway. Here’s a look at the odds to win this race.
Thumbnail Toyota Owners 400 Picks The Toyota Owners 400 takes place later today at Richmond. Here are some drivers we like for today’s race.
Thumbnail ToyotaCare 250 Odds The NASCAR Xfinity Series gets back to racing this weekend when drivers compete in the ToyotaCare 250. Here’s a look at the odds for this race.
More inNASCAR Articles  

NASCAR Odds

No NASCAR odds found