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MOORESVILLE, N.C. – After an impressive ninth-place finish in his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) debut for Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) last weekend at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway, Erik Jones is taking this week to absorb everything he learned about his No. 51 Toyota Tundra in that event before making his way to the historic one-mile oval at Rockingham (N.C) Speedway for Sunday’s N.C. Education Lottery 200.
Similar to his inaugural visit to Martinsville last weekend, the 16-year-old Michigan native will enter his second of five Truck Series events with only a virtual experience of the aged surface. Growing up watching old cup races on ESPN Classic and utilizing the simulation game, iRacing, Jones is hoping he can adapt quickly to the tricky characteristics that make Rockingham one of the most challenging tracks on the schedule.
“I have never been to Rockingham before, but every race track is different,” said Jones, who is accustomed to tackling new tracks from competing i...
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FORT WORTH, Texas Was there really any doubt Kyle Busch would wind in Victory Lane following Friday night's Nationwide Series at Texas Motor Speedway?
After all, Busch had dominated the series this year, winning three of the first five races. He'd also dominated the NNS series at TMS, winning five times.
Nothing changed Friday night either in the O'Reilly Auto Parts...
Kyle Busch, driver of the #54 Monster Energy Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway on April 12, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas. Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway
By: Toby Christie – Follow on Twitter @Tobalical
Kyle Busch’s winning ways in the NASCAR Nationwide...
Kyle Busch is winning again in the Nationwide Series, at Texas and everywhere else, since getting back into a Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota.
Busch won his third consecutive Nationwide race by leading 91 of 200 laps Friday night at Texas, where he became the first six-time winner in the series at the 1 1/2-mile, high-banked track.
''It's fast. It just suits right into my style...
Kyle Busch continued to make history ion his return to Joe Gibbs Racing's NASCAR Nationwide Series program on Friday night, winning the O'Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway.
Winless in his own nationwide equipment last year, Busch visited Victory Lane for the fourth time in six races this season, becoming the first driver in series history to win four of the first...
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. – At just 27 years of age, it’s difficult to believe Kyle Busch is considered by many to be a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series veteran.
But as the Sprint Cup competitors head to Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth this Saturday night for the NRA 500, the driver of the No. 18 Interstate Batteries Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) is showing veteran-like numbers to prove...
There may be no more dominant driver in the Nationwide Series at Texas Motor Speedway than Kyle Busch.
After starting Friday night’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 from the outside of the front row, Busch went on to claim his sixth career victory at Texas Motor Speedway.
“Everything is fast, it just suits right into my style,” Busch said in victory lane as to why he’s so successful...
Younger Busch caps a big day in Fort Worth with Nationwide win…
Credit: John Harrelson/NASCAR via Getty ImagesKyle Busch, driver of the #18 Interstate Batteries Toyota, poses with the Coors Light Pole Award after qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series NRA 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on April 12, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas.
It’s a Busch brothers front row for Saturday’s NRA 500 from Texas Motor Speedway, as Kyle Busch bumped older brother...
Camry driver Kyle Busch (first) captured the checkered flag in Friday night’s NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) race at Texas Motor Speedway.
Busch became the first driver in series history to win four of the season’s first six races. He also won races at Phoenix, Bristol and California earlier this year.
The Las Vegas-native led the field five times for 91 laps (of 200) at the...
Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/NASCAR via Getty Images
By: Toby Christie – Follow on Twitter @Tobalical
Kurt Busch came just shy of setting a new track record at Texas Motor Speedway, but it still looked like the pole for the NRA 500 would be a nice consolation prize — but then his younger brother Kyle Busch knocked him off the provisional pole late in the session.
Kyle Busch did...
The NRA 500 at Texas Motor Speedway will start with Kyle Busch leading a field of 43 cars to the green flag. Busch claimed the pole for the seventh race of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. He will be joined by his older brother Kurt on the front row.
Since only 43 cars appeared on the entry list there were no cars that failed to qualify.
Qualifying Results for the NRA 500
Bryan Ortiz will make his first-ever start at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Fla. when the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East takes to the historic track for a 150-lap showcase, the third points-paying race of the 2013 season, on Saturday night, April 13.
In the world of NASCAR driver development, racing at Five Flags Speedway is practically a rite of passage. The speedy half-mile...
The NASCAR Nationwide Series is back in action this weekend at Texas Motor Speedway! There are a variety of Sprint Cup drivers scheduled to be in the field including Kasey Kahne, Matt Kenseth, Brad Keselowski, Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch, and Dale Earnhardt Jr which means this could just be another race dominated by these Cup drivers.
Looking back at the season thus far, only one Nationwide...
Kyle Busch won the pole for Saturday night’s NRA 500 from Texas with a time of 27.509 seconds. Kurt Busch, Aric Almirola, Marcos Ambrose, and Martin Truex, Jr. round out the top five starting positions. The drivers who did not make the event are Scott Speed and Scott Riggs. The event will be live on FOX at 7:30 PM EST.
Kurt Busch led the way with a lap of 28.239 seconds in the first practice for the NRA 500 from Texas. Rounding out the top five was Greg Biffle, Jimmie Johnson, Mark Martin, and Marcos Ambrose.
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