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NASCAR at Richmond 2016: Winners and Losers from the Toyota Owners 400

Pop quiz, hot shot*: What happens when one driver in a de facto match race drives not to lose while the other driver pilots to win? You get what happened in the Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway. Kyle Busch raced not to lose, while his teammate, Carl Edwards, raced with purpose—bumped Busch—and became the first driver at RIR to make a pass on the final lap to win the race in one of the more unexpected finishes you’ll ever see**. Edwards, who won at Bristol last week, made it back-to-backflip at RIR. “Both those drivers drove a brilliant race,” said Jeff Gordon, Fox’s NASCAR analyst. “That last run was amazing. I didn’t think anybody was going to touch Kyle Busch. He was just ...

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