Matt Kenseth's Fresh Tires Worth $1 Million
Ryan Newman, who did not pit for tires, settled for second followed by Tony Stewart, Michael Waltrip and Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Newman topped the first 40-lap segment with Stewart leading at the end of 30 laps in segment two.
Early in segment one, Kurt Busch bumped teammate Greg Biffle on the front straightaway, triggering a multi-car accident that forced officials to unfurl the red flag.
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