Kyle Busch dominated the opening Stage of Sunday’s Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Busch led 61 laps of the 75 laps and took the Stage win.
Busch now has another Playoff point in the bank.
Erik Jones finished the Stage in second, Aric Almirola was third and Clint Bowyer ended in fourth.
Pole sitter Brad Keselowski led 11 laps and finished the Stage in fifth.
Martin Truex Jr., Ryan Blaney, Kevin Harvick, Denny Hamlin and Daniel Suarez rounded out the top-10 in Stage 1.
Jimmie Johnson was in 10th on the final lap until he was passed in the final turn by Suarez.
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