Martin Truex Jr. holds off Matt Kenseth to win at Watkins Glen (full coverage)

How the I Love New York 355 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Watkins Glen International Raceway played out:

Truex, the Cup Series points leader, let a few cars pass him during the final stage and slowed his lap times down considerably in an effort to save maximum fuel to make it to the checkered flag. His strategy payed off as other front runners were forced to hit pit road for a splash of gas to finish the race. Read More | Results & Stats

WINNER: Martin Truex Jr. earned his fourth victory of the season, holding off Matt Kenseth Sunday to win for the first time at the New York road course.


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