Toyota Save Mart 2015: Winner, recap and results from Sonoma

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Kyle Busch returned to the track just over a month ago at Charlotte. On Sunday at Sonoma, he returned to Victory Lane and put himself in the discussion for the Chase.

Busch was out for the start of the season with a broken leg, but still has a chance to make NASCAR’s postseason after receiving a waiver. The only problem was he still didn’t have a victory heading into the 16th race of the year.

With his bow to the crowd at Sonoma, he accomplished just that on Sunday.

The race didn’t go as well for Pocono winner Martin Truex Jr., who wrecked early in the race after he was turned by David Ragan coming out of the Esses. That ended a streak of 14 top 10s in the first 15 races, something only accomplished previously by Richard Petty in 1969.

Busch was followed by his older brother Kurt Busch, who came just short of his second consecutive win and third of the year. Clint Bowyer had his best result of the season by finishing third, followed by Kevin Harvick and Joey Logano.

Here’s a look at the full results from the Toyota-Save Mart 350:

  1. Kyle Busch
  2. Kurt Busch
  3. Clint Bowyer
  4. Kevin Harvick
  5. Joey Logano
  6. Jimmie Johnson
  7. Dale Earnhardt Jr.
  8. Kasey Kahne
  9. Ryan Newman
  10. Sam Hornish Jr.
  11. Jamie McMurray
  12. Tony Stewart
  13. Paul Menard
  14. Aric Almirola
  15. Kyle Larson
  16. Jeff Gordon
  17. Austin Dillon
  18. Denny Hamlin
  19. Brad Keselowski
  20. Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
  21. Matt Kenseth
  22. Cole Whitt
  23. Trevor Bayne
  24. Danica Patrick
  25. Alex Kennedy
  26. Boris Said
  27. Greg Biffle
  28. Josh Wise
  29. Matt DiBenedetto
  30. Justin Marks
  31. Alex Bowman
  32. Jeb Burton
  33. Michael Annett
  34. Michael McDowell
  35. Justin Allgaier
  36. Landon Cassill
  37. A.J. Allmendinger
  38. Casey Mears
  39. David Ragan
  40. Carl Edwards
  41. J.J. Yeley
  42. Martin Truex Jr.
  43. David Gilliland

 

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