Published on May 3rd, 2009 | by Michael J Smith2
Busch Wins Russ Friedman 400
Kyle Busch took the lead from Jeff Gordon with about 30 laps to go, and drove away from the field to win the Crown Royal presents the Russ Friedman 400 at Richmond International Raceway. The victory is his third victory of the Sprint Cup season.
Top 5: Busch, Tony Stewart, Jeff Burton, Ryan Newman, and Mark Martin.
Sam Hornish Jr, Jamie McMurray, Jeff Gordon, Casey Mears, and Juan Pablo Montoya rounded out the top 10.
Notables: Kurt Busch (12th), Matt Kenseth (13th), Denny Hamlin (14th), Greg Biffle (17th), Clint Bowyer (18th), Carl Edwards (26th), Dale Earnhardt Jr (27th), David Reutimann (28th), Kasey Kahne (29th), Kevin Harvick (34th), and Jimmie Johnson (36th).
Give a call to Sam Hornish Jr. He ran well all night, inside the top 10, and pulled home a sixth-place finish.