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The Busch brothers will start on the front row at Texas on Saturday night.
Kyle Busch set a track qualifying record with a lap of 196.299 mph Friday night to earn his first NASCAR Sprint Cup pole at Texas. It is his second pole in his Toyota this season.
That was all that could knock Kurt Busch off the pole after his lap of 195.688 mph in his Chevrolet.
The only time the brothers started on the front row together was at Las Vegas in 2009, when Kyle also had the pole position and won that race. Kurt finished 23rd that day.
Series points leader Jimmie Johnson, who won at Texas last fall, starts seventh after a lap of 194.503 mph.
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Kurt Busch wasn't going to let a little fire from last week at Martinsville Speedway slow him down in the Lone Star State.
Busch posted the fastest lap (191.225 mph) during the first test session at Texas Motor Speedway on Thursday and was second (192.369 mph) on the speed chart to Greg Biffle (192.864 mph) in the final round.
Still, Busch was fortunate to survive last week...
FORT WORTH, Texas Was there really any doubt Kyle Busch would wind in Victory Lane following Friday night's Nationwide Series at Texas Motor Speedway?
After all, Busch had dominated the series this year, winning three of the first five races. He'd also dominated the NNS series at TMS, winning five times.
Nothing changed Friday night either in the O'Reilly Auto Parts...
Kyle Busch celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series NRA 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. Credit: Todd Warshaw/NASCAR via Getty Images
While it was a Busch brother’s front row for the start of Saturday evening’s NRA 500 from Texas Motor Speedway, it was Kyle Busch who was celebrating in victory lane afterwards.
Busch took advantage of a late caution to...
Kyle Busch is winning again in the Nationwide Series, at Texas and everywhere else, since getting back into a Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota.
Busch won his third consecutive Nationwide race by leading 91 of 200 laps Friday night at Texas, where he became the first six-time winner in the series at the 1 1/2-mile, high-banked track.
''It's fast. It just suits right into my style...
Despite watching his car become engulfed in flames last Sunday at Martinsville Speedway, Kurt Busch insists that blowing a right front tire is far more frightening.
"When a right front blows out, it's the longest second and a half of your life looking out the windshield at the concrete wall in front of you," Busch said.
Carl Edwards shudders at the thought of a tire...
DENVER, Colo. – The ultra-fast 1.5-mile Texas Motor Speedway will be a welcome site for Kurt Busch, who is coming off the most miserable weekend of racing since joining the Denver-based Furniture Row team late in the 2012 season.
“Martinsville Speedway did us in on Sunday,” stated Busch, who finished 37th at the southern Virginia short track. “We were running as high as seventh...
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Kurt Busch came just shy of setting a new track record at Texas Motor Speedway, but it still looked like the pole for the NRA 500 would be a nice consolation prize — but then his younger brother Kyle Busch knocked him off the provisional pole late in the session.
Kyle Busch did...
Kurt Busch was fortunate to survive last week’s fiery wreck with a sprained wrist and nothing more...
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Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) driver Kyle Busch extended his status as the winningest driver in the history of the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS), earning his 55th career victory Friday night at Texas Motor Speedway (TMS) in Fort Worth. It was the 27-year-old’s 250th career start in the NNS, and only his sixth start with the recently formed No. 54 Monster Energy Joe...
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After waiting more than 20 years, Norm Miller and Interstate Batteries finally went to Victory Lane in a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth.
Miller, chairman of Dallas-based Interstate Batteries, got there thanks to the superb drive put in by Kyle Busch and an equally impressive late-race pit stop performed by the Interstate Batteries...
Camry driver Kyle Busch (first) captured the checkered flag in Friday night’s NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) race at Texas Motor Speedway.
Busch became the first driver in series history to win four of the season’s first six races. He also won races at Phoenix, Bristol and California earlier this year.
The Las Vegas-native led the field five times for 91 laps (of 200) at the...
Kyle Busch won the pole for Saturday night’s NRA 500 from Texas with a time of 27.509 seconds. Kurt Busch, Aric Almirola, Marcos Ambrose, and Martin Truex, Jr. round out the top five starting positions. The drivers who did not make the event are Scott Speed and Scott Riggs. The event will be live on FOX at 7:30 PM EST.