Monday, April 25, 2016

National weekend wrap-up: April 22-24, 2016

Carl Edwards takes the checkers at Richmond Sunday
credit: NASCAR via Getty Images/Drew Hallowell
Sprint Cup Series – Carl Edwards used a little bump-and-run maneuver on his Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch in the final turns of the Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway on Sunday, giving Edwards his second straight win in the series. Jimmie Johnson came home third, followed by Kasey Kahne and Kevin Harvick.

Xfinity Series – Dale Earnhardt Jr. found his way to victory lane – for the first time in his own JR Motorsports equipment – in Saturday’s ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond, while second-place Ty Dillon won the second Xfinity Series Dash 4 Cash of the season. Elliott Sadler, Daniel Suarez and Austin Dillon rounded out the top five.

Verizon IndyCar Series – Simon Pagenaud won his second straight IndyCar race on Sunday, this time taming Barber Motorsports Park, home of the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama. Graham Rahal and Josef Newgarden also stood on the podium, finishing second and third, respectively. Will Power and Juan Pablo Montoya rounded out the top five.

NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series – Brittany Force (Top Fuel), Tim Wilkerson (Funny Car), Jason Line (Pro Stock) and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycle) picked up Wallys in the series’ only four-lane trip of the season, the Lowes Food NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway in Concord, NC on Sunday.

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