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



No NASCAR odds found

Nascar Top Stories

Thumbnail Fred's 250 Odds The NASCAR Camping World Truck Seriesgets back into action this weekend for the Fred’s 250. Here is a look at the odds to win this race.
Thumbnail Hellmann's 500 Odds The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series closes out the second stage of the Chase this Sunday when drivers compete in the Hellmann’s 500. Here is a look at the odds.
Thumbnail Hollywood Casino 400 Picks The NASCAR Sprint Cup field is set to compete at Kansas today for the Hollywood Casino 400. Here are some drivers we like to...
Thumbnail Kansas Lottery 300 Picks The NASCAR Xfinity Series gets back into action this afternoon for the running of the Kansas Lottery 300. Here is a look at the odds to win this...
Thumbnail Kansas Lottery 300 Odds The NASCAR Xfinity Series is down to its final four races of the season. Next up is the Kansas Lottery 300. Here is...
More inNASCAR Articles