Kyle Larson makes it three straight at MIS, winning Pure Michigan 400
14 August, 2017, 02:54 | Author: Alberta Rodriguez
He has won the last three Cup races at MIS, the first driver to do that since Bill Elliott, who won four straight from 1985-86.
Larson took advantage of an overtime restart, squeezing between cars and racing to his third Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory of the season, finishing just 0.31 seconds ahead of standings leader Martin Truex Jr.
The win came a day after Chip Ganassi allowed Larson to race in the Knoxville Nationals, a sprint auto event in Iowa.
Truex was back up front when he stayed out during the fourth caution of the race that came out for a smoking Joey Logano on lap 186.
Larson restarted fourth behind Truex and Truex's teammate Erik Jones. Larson's last Cup Series victory was on June 18. Kyle Busch won the Xfinity race on Saturday, but a pit miscue and an altercation with Brad Keselowski at the inner loop killed his chances at a sweep. It was his third win of 2017.
Dale Earhhardt Jr., who has two wins at Michigan, finished 14th in his final race at MIS before he retires at the end of this season. Flawless weather to race 400 miles. Keselowski led nearly the entire way through the 60-lap first stage, only giving up the top spot briefly during a pit cycle. When that cycle completed near the end of the second stage, Truex was up front and Keselowski in second.
After emerging from his auto, Larson said he had played a few restart scenarios through in his head before the two-lap shootout, but admitted that he had couldn't believe he won the race.
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