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Scott Wimmer finishes 29th in Sharpie 500

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BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) -- Kyle Busch may have saved his season by holding off Mark Martin on a four-lap sprint to the finish to win Saturday night's race at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Busch is fighting for a spot in the Chase for the championship, and his fourth win of the season dramatically improved his chances intact. With just two races until the field is set, he jumped two spots to 13th.

Busch had to hold off Martin over several restarts, including the final one after a 15-minute rain delay.

Martin, the polesitter, finished second to move two spots off the Chase bubble to 10th. Marcos Ambrose was third, while Greg Biffle and Denny Hamlin rounded out the top five.

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