BNS: Watkins Glen: Goodyear race notes

Leighton Wins Busch North Race at Watkins Glen WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (Aug. 17, 2004) -- Brad Leighton overcame some major problems with his car to win the Mohegan Sun 150 race in the NASCAR Grand National Division Busch North Series at Watkins...

Leighton Wins Busch North Race at Watkins Glen

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (Aug. 17, 2004) -- Brad Leighton overcame some major problems with his car to win the Mohegan Sun 150 race in the NASCAR Grand National Division Busch North Series at Watkins Glen International.

Leighton started 20th and had to deal with a broken shifter to get the win. It was the 24th victory in the series of Leighton's career and his third victory in 2004.

Goodyear is the exclusive tire provider for the Grand National Division, which includes the NASCAR West Series.

Brian Hoar finished second, .211 of a second behind the winner. Dale Quarterly, Matt Kobyluck and Mike Stefanik finished the top five.

Andy Santerre leads the championship standings with 1,804 points. Mike Olsen is second with 1,722.

-goodyear-

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Drivers Matt Kobyluck