Found June 28, 2013 on Start 'N' Park Blog:
PLAYERS: Kyle Busch
MOORESVILLE, N.C. – This will be a busy weekend for NASCAR veteran Kyle Busch who is entered in all three NASCAR series events at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, a 1.5-mile oval where the younger Busch has seen much success. Busch has accomplished three victories at Kentucky Speedway, one in each of NASCAR’s top divisions, including inaugural events for Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series. In fact, Busch is the only NASCAR driver to have pulled off a win in all three national series events in one weekend, accomplishing the record in August 2010 at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway. In 2011 Busch almost pulled off the feat again, at Kentucky Speedway, where he won the Sprint Cup and Truck Series races and finished third in the Nationwide Series event. This weekend Busch will once again tackle three consecutive events racing Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights in the heat of the Kentucky Bluegrass. Overall Busch has one win (2004), three top-five finishes and 311 laps led in the Nationwide Series at the 13-year old facility. In 27 races, Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) in the NASCAR Nationwide Series at Kentucky Speedway records three wins, 10 top-five finishes, 13 top-10 finishes, four poles and 567 laps led. The JGR No. 54 Monster Energy team has already earned six series wins this season and look to accomplish their next victory, under the lights Friday with their driver, the most decorated winner in the history of the NASCAR Nationwide Series, and a three-time visitor to victory lane at Kentucky. Kyle Busch, Driver of the No. 54 NASCAR Nationwide Series Monster Energy Camry: What do you expect from Kentucky this week in the Nationwide Series? “It will be a full schedule running all three series this weekend. The benefit of that is the amount of track time I’ll have, figuring out the bumps, what they are doing, how they’ve changed, if any, and how our car handling is set up for them. I’m usually better when I have these opportunities to run back to back, so this type of schedule works well –it’s a full weekend and it will be hot, but it will benefit us.” Adam Stevens, Crew Chief of the No. 54 NASCAR Nationwide Series Monster Energy Camry: Your last visit to Kentucky with Drew Herring yielded a top-five finish, what do you like about this race track and your chances for a win here with Kyle Busch? “Kentucky is a very challenging race track. The bumps get a little worse every year. It is by far the bumpiest track we go to and seems to change a lot every year. The entry into Turn 3 is treacherous. If you can get into there and drive through the bumps you will have a good weekend. We had a good run here with Drew last fall. Like every track we go to KB is very good there. The racing groove is pretty narrow so passing is quite a challenge. The previous tire combination didn’t fall off much so pit strategy has always been a big part of determining the winner. It’s as close to home as we get for me so I will have some friends and family in the stands.” -Kyle Busch Motorsports PR

Kyle Busch UNOH 225 Race Recap

Kyle Busch was leading the UNOH 225 at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta with just under 50 laps to go when the sixth caution of the day set up the final round of pit stops. The No. 51 ToyotaCare team put on right side tires and returned their boss back to the track in the same spot he was before coming down pit road, at the front of the field. As the race proceeded caution free the final...

Kyle Busch Quaker State 400 Race Preview

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. – The state of Kentucky, long known as the home to big-time horse racing, has produced many winning thoroughbreds throughout the years. Even though neither hails from Kentucky, look no further than Kyle Busch and his crew chief Dave Rogers as two people who have a similar winning history at the state’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series racetrack – Kentucky Speedway...

Darrell Wallace, Jr. UNOH 225 Race Preview

TESTING 1, 2, 3…: Prior to arriving at Kentucky Speedway for this week’s UNOH 225, the only visit Darrell Wallace, Jr. has made at the1.5-mile track is for a test session earlier this month. Wallace joined his fellow Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) teammates, including team-owner Kyle Busch, for a two-day session to make laps and figure out the best way around the track. Following...

Those 2 blondes at the Mets / Sox games were scared to screams by a foul ball

Question is -- where they actually frightened by the foul ball or by the dude wearing the Kyle Busch NASCAR M&Ms costume? [Busted Coverage] **Follow us on Twitter, View Blitz Viral Videos,... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Toyota Racing Quaker State 400 Qualifying Report

KYLE BUSCH, No. 18 Doublemint Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing | Starting Position: 4th Did the clouds play a role in qualifying speeds? “Clouds played a huge role and unfortunately we didn’t get one. We still had a solid time there and ended up fourth so at least we are up near the front. It’s always better to start here closer to the front. Our race cars have always been...

NASCAR: Kyle Busch going to be factor once again Saturday night at Kentucky

SPARTA, KY- One driver that’s consistently good at the 1.5-mile Kentucky Speedway is Kyle Busch. The driver of the No. 18 Doublemint Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota this weekend had two very good practice sessions and qualified up front once again for Saturday night’s Quaker State 400. Busch was among the top in qualifying and race trim as he will start fourth in tomorrow night’s NASCAR...

Always Humble Ty Dillon On Busch & Keselowski ''I Want To Be Like Them Some Day"

photo credit:  getty images SPARTA, Ky. — Ty Dillon won the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series UNOH 225 Thursday night at the Kentucky Speedway to notch his second career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory, but the win wasn't as important to Dillon as 'how' he won. Once again, Dillon passed Kyle Busch in the closing laps to secure another trip to victory lane...

Fine-tuning the trucks

NASCAR met with representatives from all three manufacturers earlier this month at Dover to discuss the "facelift" to the trucks for 2014. The changes to the trucks come after NASCAR overhauled the Nationwide Series and introduced Pony Cars in 2010. This season, after six years of fans despising the Car of Tomorrow, the Generation 6 was introduced. So what about the trucks...

KENTUCKY NASCAR NOTES - Everything You Need To Know!

Kentucky Speedway Data Season Race #: 17 of 36 Track Size: 1.5-miles Banking/Turn 1 & 2: 14 degrees Banking/Turn 3 & 4: 14 degrees Banking/Frontstretch: 8 degrees Banking/Backstretch: 8 degrees Frontstretch Length: 1,662 feet Backstretch Length: 1,600 feet Race Length: 200 laps / 300 miles History ·        In 1998, the track broke ground in Sparta, Kentucky, and opened...

Captain Thunder's Legendary Top-5 Fantasy NASCAR Picks - KENTUCKY

photo credit:  jeff wackerlin  JIMMIE JOHNSON - WINNER #48 Lowe's Dover White Chevrolet ·        One top five, two top 10s; one pole ·        Average finish of 4.5 ·        Average Running Position of 4.7, third-best ·        Driver Rating of 119.5, third-best ·        56 Fastest Laps Run, third-most ·        Series-best Average...
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