With just 100 laps to go, it looked like it’d be the Roush-Fenway Racing show as Trevor Bayne and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. were battling for the lead. However, a caution with 35 laps to go changed the whole ending of the race. While most of the leaders pitted, Elliott Sadler stayed out and was able to hold off the field to win the race.
“This beats my wildest dreams to win two of the first four races,” Sadler says. “I definately love this place and look forward to coming here every time.” Sadler added that this win is a little extra special as it’s the first victory that his parents have been there to witness.
The caution came out as Kyle Busch had a brake duck break, littering debris all over the track.
The win gives Sadler his second win in the first four races of the season after going winless all last year.
Before this season, Sadler last Nationwide Series win was in 1998 while his last Bristol win was in the Sprint Cup Series in 2001.
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