Tony Stewart took his 5th win in the last six February Nationwide races, but his concern was for the drivers and fans after the race.
Trevor Bayne wins pole and Sam Hornish Jr. finishes second with Travis Pastrana in fourth.
Final battles ready to commence for the top-tier of NASCAR.
Twice this year, Allmendinger drove the No. 22 Penske Racing NNS car, and both times on road courses that he raced on many times in the past.
Amanda Vincent, NASCAR Correspondent
Busch had to make his way to the front this time at Charlotte to take his eighth win with a clean sweep this year at the North Carolina track.
With the win, Hornish takes the series point lead.
In the NASCAR Nationwide Series, past Indy 500 winner Sam Hornish Jr. is returning to the Brickyard with the points lead.
Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series practice got the green flag for each of their sessions with the sun coming on the Watkins Glen road course.
While the NASCAR Cup drivers were trading off the top spots in the Nationwide race, Austin Dillon and Sam Hornish Jr. were focused on the title fight.
The Toyota team is strong in the NASCAR Nationwide Series events at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, and Kyle Busch proved that again! Sam Hornish still holds the points lead.
Penske Racing’s Brad Keselowski made the move from the pack of the pack for the Nationwide series win at Texas Motor Speedway.
Harvick did dominate the NASCAR Nationwide race in Atlanta but he did feel the pressure of Kyle Busch toward the end of tonight’s race.
Joey Logano grabbed the lead and did not hesitate in scoring the NASCAR Nationwide race at the Chicagoland Speedway, and adding to the celebration for the Ford Penske camp was Sam Hornish Jr. sealing the one-two finish.
There was no doubt that Kyle Busch wanted the win at the Brickyard in Indiana as he demolished his rivals in the NASCAR Nationwide Series race and was the one kissing the famous yard of bricks.