Kenseth wins as Busch, Keselowski clash in Kansas Nationwide race

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Updated: October 5, 2013

Kansas City, KS (SportsNetwork.com) – Matt Kenseth won the Kansas Lottery 300,
but Kyle Busch and Brad Keselowski captured the headlines in Saturday’s
Nationwide Series race at Kansas Speedway after they tangled in the closing
laps.

Busch and Keselowski forced the 11th and final caution in this 300-mile race
when Busch bumped Keselowski from behind and spun him out coming out of turn 4
on lap 188. Busch was battling Keselowski for second place at the time of
their incident.

Keselowski climbed out of his car and jogged towards Busch’s pit area,
expressing his displeasure to Busch’s No. 54 Joe Gibbs Racing team. He
finished 28th.

After the last restart with five laps to go, Kenseth pulled away from the
field and then scored his second Nationwide win of the season and the 28th of
his career. Kenseth passed Keselowski to take the lead for good with 35 laps
remaining.

Paul Menard finished second after he overtook Regan Smith for the position on
the final lap. Smith, who led the most laps with 81, finished third. Busch
ended up fourth, while Justin Allgaier completed the top-five.

Austin Dillon’s sixth-place run coupled with a 17th-place finish for Sam
Hornish Jr. allowed Dillon to take an eight-point lead over Hornish in the
Nationwide championship standings. Hornish entered this race with a four-point
advantage over Dillon.

Regan Smith is 35 points out of the lead, as four races remain.