TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) -- Clint Bowyer edged Richard Childress Racing teammate Kevin Harvick to win at Talladega Superspeedway.
The race Sunday ended under caution because of a multicar accident way behind the leaders. Bowyer and Harvick kept racing until the yellow flag was displayed, and neither had any idea who won.
NASCAR needed several minutes to review the finish as the teammates anxiously waited for a decision. Bowyer did burnouts in anticipation of the call, then reached his hand out his window to congratulate his parked teammate.
The race to the Sprint Cup title remained tight, with contenders Harvick, Jimmie Johnson and Denny Hamlin all finishing inside the top 10.
(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Links require admin approval before posting.
Questions may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please provide detailed information.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.