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The Pit Stop


March 20, 2010 5:16 PM

One-Two Finish for Team Penske...

Nationwide Series drivers are back to action after a one week break for the Scotts Turf Builder 300. It is the first short track race of the season. Brad Keselowski was able to get the poll for the race, but Carl Edwards though was able to get his car into the second row in qualifying.

Kasey Kahne stated that his Great Clips Toyota was fast yesterday. "Pretty excited about the race today," said Carl Edwards.
At the drop of the green flag it was Brad Getting a bad restart causing Joey Logano to get the lead of the race. He led the race until Kyle Busch was able to take over the lead on lap 22.

The first caution of the day occurred on lap 30 for a Brian Keselowski spin.

Then Kyle Busch went on to lead more laps until a debris caution came out on lap 53. Leaders still stay out during this caution.

During this green flag run it was Kasey Kahne that was able to get the lead of the race on 79. He kept the lead and then at lap 90 it was the first wreckto0 bring out the red flag. Scott Wimmer hits Brian Scott sending him around with nowhere to go was Coling Braun and Steven Wallace who took heavy damage which help leak oil all over the place.

This was the caution that brought in all the leaders putting Scott Wimmer into the lead of the race. It took until lap 144 for Kasey Kahne to take the lead away from Scott Wimmer. Then on lpa 123 it was Carl Edwards into the lead of the race.

At lap 125 the next caution comes out for Trevor Bayne, James Buescher and Coleman Pressley who get together.

Carl Edwards led some more under the short green flag run and at lap 146 it was Kelly Bires getting sun out by Kyle Busch. This caution brought in leaders for service. After the green flag drops it was Greg Biffle leading laps this time. Green flag racing continued until lap 187 as Shelby Howard spins out. Getting collected was Brendan Gaughan and Kasey Kahne. Kahne stated that we all kinda came together.

Leaders pit this time, but Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and a few cars stay out. It was one lap of green flag racing a debris caution comes out. Another short green flag run and with 96 laps left Joe Nemechek spins out. Brad Keselowksi though was able shoot his way to the lead of the race in the short green flag run.

Brad keeps on leading laps and the next caution comes out with 71 laps left for Coleman Pressly and his spinning car. Brad continued on leading laps and the tenth caution of the day comes out with 48 laps to go.

A short green flag run comes next and with 34 laps left John Wes Townley and Josh Wise crash. With 27 laps left the green flag drops and Justin Allgaier with the better restart was able to take lead from Brad.
Brad kept on going low in order to try to pass Justin but could not do it. The laps kept on going down and Justin finally won the race.

"Unbelievable win", said Justin Allgaier. This is his first Nationwide Series win of his career.

"Real happy for this team," said Brad Keselowski. He also stated on the end of the race he "Erred on the side of caution."

Kevin Harvick sated that Joey just kept on "chopping me."

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