BUSCH: Jack Sprague grabs first win at Nashville

Lebanon, TN-- Hendrick Motorsports' Jack Sprague grabbed his first career Busch Series win on his ninetieth start under the lights at the Nashville Superspeedway. Sprague started fifth in the No. 24 Chevy and lead an overwhelming portion of the ...

Lebanon, TN-- Hendrick Motorsports' Jack Sprague grabbed his first career Busch Series win on his ninetieth start under the lights at the Nashville Superspeedway. Sprague started fifth in the No. 24 Chevy and lead an overwhelming portion of the race.

The three-time Craftsman Truck Series champion currently leads the Busch points standings. "This is awesome. It feels as good as my first truck win. This team wanted to win bad, we've been close. Man, this team's awesome."

For the second straight week Greg Biffle and his Roush Racing's No. 60 team had alternator troubles. Early in the event Biffle was forced to shut off extra fans to save the battery. Biffle charged hard and finished the race third.

Team Rensi's Bobby Hamilton Jr. had yet another strong showing and came home in second. Driving for RCR in the No. 21, Jay Sauter and ppc's Jason Keller rounded out the top five.

The race saw a total of seven cautions, and seven damaged cars. Between turns three and four there appeared to be a tricky spot on the track as six drivers lost control of their vehicles on separate occasions. On lap 63 Team Bristol's Kevin Grubb brought out the first caution after he lost control of his car.With 25 to go, ppc's Scott Riggs did the same thing.

The three-time Craftsman Truck Series champion, Sprague, currently leads the Busch point standings over Jason Keller. Keller regained the second spot in the standings over teammate Scott Riggs, after Riggs had troubles late in the race. Last week's winner, Biffle, is fourth. Nashville native and second place finisher, Hamilton, moved up to fifth in the standings.

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Series NASCAR XFINITY
Drivers Jason Keller , Greg Biffle , Jay Sauter , Bobby Hamilton Jr. , Jack Sprague , Kevin Grubb , Scott Riggs
Teams Hendrick Motorsports