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Truex Jr. Wins Race at the Glen

Martin Truex Jr. wins the Monster Energy Cup race at Watkins Glen.. 

Aug 6, 2017; Watkins Glen, NY, USA; Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver Martin Truex Jr. (78) celebrates a win during the I Love New York 355 At The Glen at Watkins Glen International. Mandatory Credit: Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) - Martin Truex Jr. held off Matt Kenseth with a late gamble to win the Monster Energy Cup race at Watkins Glen.

Truex stayed on the course during the closing laps while others either went to the pits or eventually ran out of fuel. He assumed the lead and outdueled Kenseth on the final lap in winning for the fourth time this season.

Brad Keselowski had a big lead but was forced to pit with three laps to go.

Rookie Daniel Suarez was third, followed by Denny Hamlin and Clint Bowyer. Pole-sitter Kyle Busch was seventh.