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Kurt Busch subs for Keselowski, gets win

Aug. 13, 2011 at 7:13 PM   |   Comments

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y., Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Kurt Busch, substituting for the injured Brad Keselowski, claimed his third Nationwide Series win Saturday in the Zippo 200 at Watkins Glen International.

Busch drove the No. 22 Dodge for his Penske Racing teammate and took the win after holding off Jimmie Johnson, Joey Logano and younger brother Kyle Busch.

Kurt and Kyle Busch were the only leaders during the race -- Kyle held the top spot for 48 laps and pole-sitter Kurt led the other 27 circuits.

A two-lap overtime finish was set up due to an accident involving Eric McClure and Casey Roderick.

Keselowski was out after fracturing an ankle in a crash while testing at Road America this month.

Kurt Busch finished 1 second ahead of Johnson, while Logano took the third spot and Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch settled for fourth.

Carl Edwards finished fifth.

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