Posted: Sun May 5, 2013 8:39PM; Updated: Sun May 5, 2013 8:39PM

David Ragan gets last-lap upset victory at Talladega

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Kurt Busch flipped and fell on top of Ryan Newman's #39 Chevy following an incident during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Talladega.
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TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) -- David Ragan used a sweeping last-lap pass in overtime to pull a huge upset victory Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway.

He got a push from teammate David Gilliland to slide past Carl Edwards to the front and he and Gilliland held on for a 1-2 finish for Front Row Motorsports.

It came at the end of a race that took seven hours to complete after rain stopped it for 3 hours, 36 minutes midway through the event. With darkness quickly closing in, contact between Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and J.J. Yeley triggered a frightening crash that sent Kurt Busch's car airborne and on top of Ryan Newman's car.

NASCAR sent the race into overtime for one attempt at a green-white-checkered finish, and the two Front Row drivers teamed up to steal the win.

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