Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 8/31/12
Kyle Busch has won more than 100 races in NASCAR's three major touring divisions. He's won the Nationwide championship. He's made the Chase for the Sprint Cup five times. He drives for one of the powerhouse teams in the sport, bringing the pressure and expectations that carries. He owns a full-time Truck series organization. Yet now is when he feels true stress. This was supposed to be another year when Joe Gibbs Racing stepped up to the plate. In a season when he has driven primarily in the Sprint Cup Series, instead of spreading his effort over three touring circuits, Busch was supposed to shine. Some even thought this single-minded focus could pave his path to the title. Instead, he finds himself battling just to get in the title-determining field. And he's not alone. Three of the series' preeminent programs -- JGR, Hendrick Motorsports and Roush Fenway Racing -- are locked in a battle to not only make the Chase, but do so through the wild-card spots awarded to the two dr...
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