Steve Grissom ended Mark Martin’s dominating run in the Goody’s 250, passing him with 23 laps left, and holding on through a pair of late cautions to win the NASCAR Busch Grand National race.
Chad Little of Spokane was third, his fifth top-10 finish in seven races this season. The finish earned Little $16,210.
Little spent most of the race in second place, within several feet of Martin’s rear bumper. But handling problems ended up costing him a shot at his third victory of 1995.
“It just got a little tight there the last 60 laps,” he said.
Martin led for 196 of the 250 laps on Bristol International Raceway’s 0.533-mile oval, but his Ford was no match at the end for Grissom’s Chevrolet.
Subscribe to the sports newsletter
Get the day’s top sports headlines and breaking news delivered to your inbox by subscribing here.