Matt Kenseth was always near the front of the pack. He stalked the leaders and waited for contenders to wilt.
Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr. faded down the stretch. So did Denny Hamlin.
It almost seemed like a repeat scenario for Kenseth.
Just like last fall on the same track when Kevin Harvick's lead evaporated when he ran out of fuel, Kenseth pounced. He pulled away down the stretch to win the Sprint Cup race Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Truex and Busch each led more than 120 laps before faltering over the final 75 laps, paving the way for Kenseth to win for the second time this season.
Kenseth also won the New Hampshire race last...