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NEWTON SPEEDWAY: Stenhouse Jr. Gets Third Win

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Ricky Bobby said if you aint first, you're last.
At the Iowa Speedway Ricky Stenhouse Jr. turns Hollywood fantasy into reality.
For the third straight time at this track Stenhouse is in victory lane, champion of the Pioneer Hi-Bred 250.
"Obviously you can't beat the first win but three in a row is pretty special.  That's tough to do." Stenhouse Said.
Last August it took a push from Carl Edwards to get Stenhouse across the finish line.
Today nobody touched Ricky.  He led for 209 of the 250 laps.
"It was definitely more dominant.  I was watching last year's race on the plane on the way out here, it took us a while to get up front and get out to the lead.  So being able to lead from the beginning and lead a lot of laps, that's the way you want to win it."  Stenhouse said.
Winning is familiar to Stenhouse, and frustration is no stranger to Danica Patrick.  Her race ended after 114 laps thanks to a blown tire.
"I was letting it all hang out and trying to get by everyone as quick as possible.  Sometimes you need that extra fire to get going and I wish you could have that all the time.  I think we could have had a good day, but that's the way it ended."  Patrick said.
Though he wouldn't commit to it, most expect Stenhouse will be back in August to attempt his fourth straight win at the US Cellular 250.  That's bad news for the rest of the field because about the only way to beat Ricky, is to hope that he doesn't show up.

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