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Aug 25

Kenseth holds off Kahne to win Night Race at Bristol

Battle in final 13 laps is tight but Kenseth gets fifth win of season, clinches Chase berth

Bristol Motor Speedway logoWe’ve seen this script before, Matt Kenseth holding off Kasey Kahne in the closing laps of a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race.

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It happened in March at Las Vegas. It happened in April at Kansas. And it happened again in Saturday’s Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway.

On inferior tires and with a fuel tank bordering on empty, Kenseth won a heated battle against Kahne to claim victory, after Kahne moved into the second position on Lap 473 of 500.

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