Brad Keselowski is halfway leader in 5-Hour Energy 301


Brad Keselowski is the leader at the halfway point (Lap 151 of a scheduled 301 laps) of Sunday’s 5-Hour Energy 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Kyle Busch is second, followed by Kevin Harvick, Kurt Busch and Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Keselowski has led the most laps (70), while Kyle Busch has led 47 laps.

Pole-sitter Carl Edwards is 11th.

On Lap 97, Alex Bowman came onto pit road to change a flat tire. The right front tire caught fire as Bowman’s car came to a stop. His team replaced the tire, but as Bowman pulled out of his pit stall, fire erupted once again in the same general area.

Bowman stopped his car at the exit of pit road and climbed out as fire began to consume the entire front end and engine compartment.

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