Menard fifth, Patrick 12th in Nationwide Series race
JOLIET, Ill. - Points leader Ricky Stenhouse Jr. took over the top spot in the standings by winning the Dollar General 300 Powered by Coca-Cola yesterday at the Chicagoloand Speedway.
Eau Claire's Paul Menard finished fifth for the best performance by a Wisconsin driver. Danica Patrick was 12th.
Stenhouse is the series' defending champion. He edged Kyle Busch by a little less than two and a half seconds, knocking Elliott Sadler into second place in the season standings.