BUSCH: Jeff Green survives caution filled race

After 18 tries at Bristol, Jeff Green grabbed his first win on the half-mile track in the Channellock 250. Green, driving the Rockwell Chevy, led a field which somehow managed to ruggedly survive a record tieing 14 caution flags. Bristol is ...

After 18 tries at Bristol, Jeff Green grabbed his first win on the half-mile track in the Channellock 250.

Green, driving the Rockwell Chevy, led a field which somehow managed to ruggedly survive a record tieing 14 caution flags.

Bristol is always a rough place to race, just ask the former points leader Jason Keller. When the second caution flag flew on lap 21, five cars were involved including the points leader heading in to Bristol, Keller. Keller, driving the No. 57 Albertsons Ford, fell to fifth in points following his 29th place finish.

The new points leader is second year driver Greg Biffle. Biffle, driver of the No. 60 Grainger Ford, was involved in late race action with less than 10 laps to go.

Biffle spun Winston Cup regular Kevin Harvick, driving the No. 29 Chevy, hard into the wall.

Harvick climbed from the car unhurt.

Following the race Harvick jumped over the wall and approached Biffle in an anything but calm mood. Harvick had a few choice words for Biffle, and on the lighter side of things, called him an "idiot." But Biffle denies there was anything intentional in the incident, "At Bristol, that's just racin' ya know."

The restart came with five go to and Green was able to hold off a charging Jimmy Spencer in the Yellow Freight No 1. Spencer, attempting to pass Green on the apron, hit the lapped car of Jack Sprague. Spencer finished 4th while Sprague ended up 19th.

Green led 188 of the 250 laps. With his win at Bristol, he now has 15 career Busch Series wins.

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Series NASCAR XFINITY
Drivers Jason Keller , Jimmy Spencer , Kevin Harvick , Greg Biffle , Jeff Green , Jack Sprague