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Kyle Busch won the History 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday. The win is his sixth in the Nationwide Series this season and was came in dominating fashion.
Austin Dillon qualified on the pole and led a field of 40 cars to the green flag but by lap 2 he was passed by Kyle Busch. Busch lead the field around the track for much of the race when action began to pick up in the final forty laps.
On lap 166 Travis Pastrana got lose and hit the infield wall he was later clipped by Joe Nemechek as he slowed to a stop on the race surface. John Wes Townely damaged his car also when he ran into the back of Eric McClure.
Busch and seven other lead lap cars stayed out under the caution while others, including Kevin Harvick, opted to pit. On lap 179 Reed Sorenson would spin his car bringing out the caution again. On the ensuing restart Dakoda Armstrong was spun by Micheal Annett.
Kahne would give Busch a run for the win but with five to go it was clear that no one was...
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EYE IN THE SKY
A fiber rope from FOX’s overhead camera snapped during Sunday’s running of the Coca-Cola 600. The unusual event caused extensive damage to the No. 18 car of Kyle Busch who had been leading the race. Marcos Ambrose also ran over the rope and managed to wad it up underneath his car. While under Ambrose’s car the rope severed a brake line. Other cars who received damage including...
Kyle Busch's quest to sweep the three point races of Charlotte Speedweeks came to an abrupt end on Sunday night when his car blew up on Lap 258.
Although Busch won both the Camping World Truck and Nationwide series races, he was denied a Coca-Cola 600 win. Busch was running third at the time when an issue developed in his engine.
"Dropped a valve," Busch said. "...
Kyle Busch has shown repeatedly he can win at Charlotte Motor Speedway on the Nationwide and Truck series. The question remains whether he can capture that elusive first Sprint Cup victory.
Busch dominated Saturday, racing to his sixth Nationwide Series victory of the season and record seventh career win at the 1.5-mile track. He also was Truck Series winner at the track last week...
On the 126th lap of the Coca-Cola 600, the race had to be stopped because a cable from Fox Sports’ overhead camera had snapped and caused damage to Kyle Busch’s care. The cable also apparently got caught underneath Marcos Ambrose’ car on the 124th lap.
According to ESPN:
No drivers were injured.
The cars were initially brought along pit row as workers cleared the cable from...
Kyle Busch and the No. 54 Monster Energy team not only won Saturday night’s History 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway, but dominated it, leading 186 circuits of the 200-lap event. Already the winningest series driver, Busch recorded his 57th victory in 253 starts and his seventh career win at the 1.5-mile track – breaking a series win tie with...
Camry driver Kyle Busch (first) captured the checkered flag in Saturday afternoon’s NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
The win marked the sixth for Busch in only his first 10 starts of the season and the 57th NNS victory of his career.
He also won races at Phoenix, Bristol, California, Texas and Darlington earlier this year.
The Las Vegas-native started...
If it felt a little like the sky was falling for Kyle Busch during the Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday night at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway, then he wasn’t far from the truth. Busch, the driver of the M&M’s M’Prove America Toyota Camry for Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR), overcame damage from a bizarre camera cable incident only to fall victim to an engine failure, leaving the No. 18...
ALMOST THE ALL-STAR: Camry driver Kyle Busch finished third behind race-winner Jimmie Johnson and second-place Joey Logano in Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) All-Star race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. In the 90 lap rain-delayed race — featuring four 20 lap segments followed by a 10 lap dash to the finish line — Busch led the field two times for a total of...
With another week in the books, here are this week’s Start ‘N’ Park Blog Pick ‘Em Challenge results.
Brandon, Jason, and Matt ran the table Saturday by picking Kyle Busch to win, and for the fifth time in 2013 he delivered.
On Sunday, it was more of the same as Jason and Matt picked Kasey Kahne, who came up just shy of the victory, but scored them 5 more points towards the...
NASCAR red-flagged the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Sunday afternoon after a piece of TV cabling snapped across the tri-oval onto the racetrack on Lap 121, resulting in injuries to some fans and damage to race cars.
Charlotte Motor Speedway track officials issued a statement saying that, "Ten fans were injured when a nylon rope fell over the grandstands in Turn...
Kurt Busch led the way with a lap of 28.295 seconds in the first practice for the Coca-Cola 600 from Charlotte. Rounding out the top five was Kyle Busch, Kasey Kahne, Jimmie Johnson, and Aric Almirola.
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NASCAR says it will wait on Fox Sports' investigation of what caused an overhead TV camera rope to snap during the Coca-Cola 600 before deciding if such technology will be used in future races.
NASCAR spokesman Kerry Tharp told The Associated Press on Monday that there were no plans to use the system at upcoming races ''so we'll have ample time to review.''...
Charlotte Motor Speedway says 10 fans were injured Sunday at the Coca-Cola 600 and three were taken to the hospital when a nylon rope supporting a FOX Sports overhead television camera fell from the grandstands on to the track surface.
Seven people were treated with ''minor cuts and scrapes'' on site and released, according to a release from CMS.
The incident occurred...