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Busch overtakes Edwards for third Nationwide win

By: AP
By: AP

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Kyle Busch passed Carl Edwards on the first
lap of a restart with 22 laps to go and won the NASCAR Nationwide
Series race at Richmond International Raceway.

Busch, who led four times Friday night in the Lipton Tea 250,
made the move that counted in the third and fourth turns on the
229th trip around the 0.75-mile oval. Edwards led the previous 71
laps, with Busch seemingly the only other drivers with a car to
contend.

The Sprint Cup star proved it on the final two restarts - with
eight laps to go and again with five laps remaining - by pulling
away by a few car-lengths heading into the first turn each time.

The victory was Busch's third in nine starts this season and
13th since the start of last season, when he missed five races but
won 10 and finished sixth in the point standings.

Edwards held on to finish second, followed by Matt Kenseth and
Brad Keselowski.


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