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The Pit Stop


June 27, 2009 10:12 PM

Another 1-2 Joe Gibbs finish

The Nationwide Series went over to New Hampshire on Saturday for the Camping World RV Sales 200 presented by Turtle Wax.  Joey Logano won the poll for this race that has had no repeat winner.

Clint Boyer stated that his car is good.  "I got a great Gamestop Toyota," said Joey Logano.  "Car is fast," said Carl Edwards.

At the drop of the green flag we had our first long green flag run of the day.  Carl Edwards too the lead at lap four, but Joey Logano took it back at lap seven.  Joey kept on leading the race and started put cars down a lap.  He got through half of the field and then at lap 51 the first caution of the day finally comes out as Paul Menard and his engine blows up.

This caution brought in all of the leaders and Joey Logano won the race off pit road.  This led to another long green flag run.  Carl Edwards wound up taking the lead at lap 60 and then he started to log a whole bunch of laps as the leader.

The second caution flag finally comes out again around lap 105 as Brad Keselowski helps spins Bobby Hamilton Jr. around.  The leaders pit and Joey Logano won the race off pit road with Carl Edwasrds loosing some spots due to a bad still stall.  This led to th4e third long green flag run of the day.

A battle for the lead occurs around lap 147 though with Joey logano and Kyle Busch.  Kyle got to lead one lap and then it was smooth sailing for Joey as he took the lead back.  Ten laps later a debris caution comes out.

This time the leaders pit and it was two tire stops for the first few cars. Kyle Busch and Joey Logano were the first two cars off pit road.  Mike Bliss stays out though to lead the race.

The green flag drops and Joey Logano quickly took the lead of the race.  Then with 36 laps left Kyle Busch took the lead of the race back.  Carl Edwards was stuck around 10th place and not moving up at all.

With 20 laps left Mike Bliss had only fallen back to third spot.  Around 11 laps left and Brad Keselowski was fighting for that third spot.  Brad finally gets third spot with seven laps left.

With nine laps left though traffic caused Joey to get up right behind him, but after Kyle got through the traffic it was smooth sailing for him to get the win.  In the final corner though Brian Vickers and Scott Speed wound up getting together. Brian got the worse of the damage.

"It feels pretty awesome," said Kyle Busch on the win. "Today we did not have the winning car, but we made the winning car." He also stated that this place is tough on him.

"I just couldn't stop in said," Scott Speed.  He also stated that Mike Bliss, Brian Vickers, and Scott Speed were all on different tire strategies.

"Had a little trouble on the pit stop," said Carl Edwards.  "Two tires might have been the deal."

The win helped increase the lead by Kyle Busch to around 160 points over Carl Edwards.

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