This article is part of our NASCAR Barometer series.As is typical when the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series visits Michigan International Speedway, long, green-flag runs dominated the running. Drivers who managed to stay up front through the 400 miles had to battle for the win with fuel mileage and horsepower.
The race lead was shared by Roush Fenway Racing and Joe Gibbs Racing for much of the 400-mile distance. Matt Kenseth and Greg Biffle took turns out front, as did Kyle Busch and Denny Hamlin, while Hendrick Motorsports uncharacteristically struggled.
A late caution left just less than 10 laps to run. That ended the fuel mileage contest everyone had been ...
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