Truex Wild Bristol Winner

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BRISTOL, Tenn. - Martin Truex, Jr. survived a wild finish to win his first career NASCAR Busch Series race Saturday in the Sharpie Professional 250 at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Truex drove his Dale Earnhardt, Jr.-owned Chance 2 Motorsports Chevy to the victory in his 21st career Busch Series start.

"We've had things not go our way and today, I swear, I thought they weren't going to go our way at the end there. But we pulled it together," Truex Jr.,said. "I can't wait for the rest of the year. I think we can win the championship. These guys are that good and these cars are that good every week."

Kevin Harvick wound up second after a wild final five lap sequence that saw several drivers, including Harvick, make contact with each other. David Stremme, Johnny Benson and Johnny Sauter were all involved in various melees, that finally saw the yellow come out on lap 248 and ended the race under caution.

Rookie Kyle Busch was third followed by polesitter Greg Biffle and David Green.

Tony Raines, Michael Waltrip, Jason Keller, Ron Hornaday and Mike Wallace rounded out the Top 10.

The Busch Series now travels to Texas Motor Speedway next Saturday, April 3rd.

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Saturday, August 02, 2014 7:30 PM
Radio Start:
MRN, 7:30 p.m. (ET)
TV Start:
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