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Marcos Ambrose collects RPM’s first win of 2011 Sprint Cup season

posted by Chad Bonham

Ambrose takes Richard Petty back to Victory Lane

Marcos Ambrose celebrates his victory at Watkins Glen International (Photo by Jerry Markland for Getty Images/Courtesy NASCAR)

It was a crazy finish at Watkins Glen in New York this morning (due to yesterday’s rain out), but somehow Australian driver Marcos Ambrose outlasted Brad Keslowski and Kyle Busch to earn his first career Sprint Cup victory and put RPM in Victory Lane for the first time this season.

Ambrose won on a caution lap following multiple wrecks that saw David Ragan slam into a wall, David Reutimann flip his car and Tony Stewart spin out and cause even more scrap metal carnage. There were also post-race fireworks between Boris Said and Greg Biffle.

Check out a video of the wild ending by clicking HERE.

Earlier this summer, Inspiring Athletes posted an interview with RPM team owner and NASCAR Hall of Fame driver Richard Petty. Check out that conversation by clicking on the link below:

Interview with Richard Petty

  • scrap metal

    Graet. Hahaha. He deserves it.

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