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Four days after excoriating his engine provider, Kyle Busch issued an apology, effectively reminding everyone of his profane tirade after last Sunday's AAA 400 at Dover.
Busch led 302 of the 400 laps, but an inconvenient caution late in the race -- from Busch's standpoint -- made fuel mileage an issue. Unable to run the final 89 laps on one tank of gas, Busch had to pit from the lead with 10 laps left.
The fuel situation proved to be a boon to race winner Brad Keselowski, who ran the final 89 laps without having to stop. On his team radio, Busch bashed Toyota Racing Development, which provides the engines for his Joe Gibbs Racing Toyotas, for the lack of fuel economy.
"I made some remarks out of frustration on my radio at the end of last weekend's race in Dover that were very misguided," Busch said in a statement released Thursday afternoon. "I owe my friends at Toyota and TRD an apology.Â We have a great partnership with TRD and they built me a motor th...
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A day after Toyota let it be known that they were unhappy with the radio communications of Kyle Busch following the Sprint Cup race at Dover the driver has released an apology. Busch was upset at the end of last weekends race after he needed to make one more pit stop then race winner Brad Keselowski. Busch led the most laps in the race but finished seventh.
When Busch finished...
Kyle Busch apologized Thursday to manufacturer Toyota for his profanity-laced rant about the fuel mileage at Dover.
Busch had to make a late stop in Sunday's race that he believed cost him the win. Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Denny Hamlin also had to stop for gas, but winner Brad Keselowski in a Dodge and Jimmie Johnson in a Chevrolet got better mileage and didn't have to...
Kyle Busch apologized Thursday for a profanity-laced rant toward manufacturer Toyota over fuel mileage.
Busch was upset during Sunday's race at Dover because a late stop for gas cost him the victory. Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Denny Hamlin also had to stop for gas, but winner Brad Keselowski in a Dodge and Jimmie Johnson in a Chevrolet got better mileage and didn't have to...
The following statements are from Kyle Busch, Lee White, Joe Gibbs, and Ed Laukes regarding the conclusion of last Sunday’s NSACAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Dover International Speedway (9-30-12).
Kyle Busch, Driver of the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota Camry
“I made some remarks out of frustration on my radio at the end of last weekend’s race in Dover that were...
All American 400 Qualifying Results
1. 71 Kyle Benjamin – 18.194 – 125.646 2. 26a Willie Allen – 18.235 – 125.363 3. 51 Kyle Busch – 18.271 – 125.116 4. 25 Ross Kenseth – 18.274 – 125.096 5. 98 Daniel Hemric – 18.314 – 124.823 6. 31 Kyle Grissom – 18.326 – 124.741 7. 8 Eddie Hoffman – 18.340 – 124.646 8. 47 Trey Mitchell – 18.352 – 124.564 9. 26 Preston...