Nascar

Chase Elliott holds off Kyle Busch to end 39-race winless streak in the Xfinity Series

  • Kyle Busch (54) leads the field at the start of the NASCAR Xfinity auto race at Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Va., Friday, Sept. 11, 2015. (AP Photo/Jason Hirschfeld)

    Kyle Busch (54) leads the field at the start of the NASCAR Xfinity auto race at Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Va., Friday, Sept. 11, 2015. (AP Photo/Jason Hirschfeld)  (The Associated Press)

  • Joey Case (52) spins next to Jimmy Weller (90) and David Starr (44) on the first lap of the NASCAR Xfinity Series auto race at Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Va., Friday, Sept. 11, 2015. (AP Photo/Jason Hirschfeld)

    Joey Case (52) spins next to Jimmy Weller (90) and David Starr (44) on the first lap of the NASCAR Xfinity Series auto race at Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Va., Friday, Sept. 11, 2015. (AP Photo/Jason Hirschfeld)  (The Associated Press)

  • Joey Case (52) spins next to Jimmy Weller (90) and David Starr (44) on the first lap of the NASCAR Xfinity Series auto race at Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Va., Friday, Sept. 11, 2015. (AP Photo/Jason Hirschfeld)

    Joey Case (52) spins next to Jimmy Weller (90) and David Starr (44) on the first lap of the NASCAR Xfinity Series auto race at Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Va., Friday, Sept. 11, 2015. (AP Photo/Jason Hirschfeld)  (The Associated Press)

Chase Elliott got away from pole-sitter Kyle Busch on a restart with 26 laps to go Friday night and won the NASCAR Xfinity race at Richmond International Raceway, ending a 39-race winless streak.

Busch, starting fourth to Elliott's first on the restart, appeared to make contact with the defending series champion, but Elliott was able to get away enough so that Busch could never put a bumper on him again.

It was the first time in the last 23 races at Richmond that the winner wasn't a Sprint Cup Series regular. The last regular competitor in the lower series to win on the 0.75-mile, D-shaped oval was Busch back in 2004.

Busch held on the finish second, followed by Brian Scott, Joey Logano and Erik Jones.