Originally posted on Summer Ball  |  Last updated 5/3/12
From the West Virginia Miners
BECKLEY — Not many people can say Kyle Busch owes them one. Maybe even fewer can brag that the controversial NASCAR star paid up.

It happened for Casey Roderick, a Georgia native trying to make it on the Nationwide circuit. He was running the series’ season opener at Daytona, and things were going well.

They got even better when he got some unexpected help.

^^^
“We were running mid-pack to top 15 at least, and got pushed by Kyle Busch, which was my favorite moment of the race,” Roderick said with a smile. “He spun me out at Lanier a couple of years ago in a late-model race. I think he owed me that push up to the front.”

Roderick finished the race 36th, but will always carry that moment with him. That was March 3, and he hasn’t driven on the tour since because of sponsorship problems.

That will change late next month.

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