Jason Keller won his fourth race of the season and regained the points lead from Jack Sprague on the one mile oval at Nazareth. Keller now has nine career Busch Series wins and with his ppc teammate Scott Riggs finishing second, it is the first time ...
Jason Keller won his fourth race of the season and regained the points lead from Jack Sprague on the one mile oval at Nazareth. Keller now has nine career Busch Series wins and with his ppc teammate Scott Riggs finishing second, it is the first time in ppc history the team has scored a one-two finish.
Keller dominated most of the race was content with the run. "We had a great racecar. It's fantastic. I really felt yesterday we had the car to beat. We need to keep running hard every week."
Jack Sprague had numerous problems throughout the day, decided to short pit and ended up in an on-track incident after being trapped in the back of the pack. Sprague and the NetZero No. 24 Hendrick team busted a radiator in the incident and ended the race 19 laps down.Also involved in the incident, Sprague's Hendrick Motorsports teammate Ricky Hendrick, Herzog Motorsports' Todd Bodine and The No. 38 of Mark Green.
On lap 168 While the field was under green flag pitstops Jeff Purvis driving for Brewco Motorsports lost an engine. After laying oil down in turn one, Purvis' No. 37 car came to a stop on the track. Greg Biffle's No. 60 slipped through the oil and slammed Purvis' car.
The race was red flagged as rescue workers worked to release Purvis from the car. He was taken to the infield care center, awake and alert, complaining of a sore left leg. He was taken to Lehigh hospital for further evaluation.
Biffle was unconscious for a short while and was taken to St. Luke's Hospital for a CT scan.
Rounding out the top five; Second place went to Keller's ppc teammate Scott Riggs in the No. 10 Ford, Ron Hornaday who recently took over the No. 26 Carrol Racing Dr. Pepper car came home third. While Jamie McMurray scored his first ever career top five with a fourth place finish in the No. 27 Williams TravelCenters Brewco Motorsports entry. Edging out the fifth place spot over last week's race winner Bobby Hamilton, Jr., was veteran Randy Lajoie in the No. Kleenex Chevy.
BUSCH: Nazareth official results
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