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Kyle Busch and the No. 54 Monster Energy team came away from week 11 in the NASCAR Nationwide Series with a fifth-place finish at Dover (Del.) International Speedway. The six-time 2013 winning Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) team had high expectations on the concrete track appropriately named the ‘Monster Mile,’ after leading the race for 72 of 200 event laps. A late race caution period and a subsequent decision to visit pit road for four new tires, placed the No. 54 outside the top 10 at green-flag restart. Busch battled back towards the front and passed six cars over the waning laps, but ran out of time to reach the front of the field and finished in fifth place.
Busch qualified in third place for today’s 200-lap NASCAR Nationwide Series event. That wasn’t an indication of how fast the team would be for the 200-mile race. In Friday’s one and only practice session, the Toyota team didn’t take long to determine they had a really good car, at times dominating the speed charts 3/10th’s faster ...
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Kyle Busch pulled away in the final laps to win the NASCAR Truck Series race Friday at Dover International Speedway.
Busch won in the series for the second straight race following his victory at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Matt Crafton was second and Ryan Blaney third. Chase Elliott and Brendan Gaughan rounded out the top five.
At 19 years old, Darrell Wallace became the youngest...
Kyle Busch and the No. 54 Monster Energy team came away from week 11 in the NASCAR Nationwide Series with a fifth-place finish at Dover (Del.) International Speedway. The six-time 2013 winning Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) team had high expectations on the concrete track appropriately named the ‘Monster Mile,’ after leading the race for 72 of 200 event laps. A late race caution period...
Kyle Busch led twice for 50 laps en route to his second consecutive NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory this season and second consecutive win at Dover (Del.) International Speedway in NASCAR’s third division. Busch, who started the race from the fifth spot, took the lead for good on lap 169 and held serve on two late restarts to pick up his 32nd career Truck Series victory...
With another week in the books, here are this week’s Start ‘N’ Park Blog Pick ‘Em Challenge results.
Brandon and Brittany opened up the weekend by picking the winner of the race, Kyle Busch.
Saturday you were either for Kyle Busch or against Kyle Busch. With four pickers taking Busch they cleaned up when he finished two spots higher than Sam Hornish, Jr., whom Brittany picked...
Pulling away from runner-up Matt Crafton during a four-lap run to the finish, Kyle Busch won Friday's Lucas Oil 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Dover International Speedway.
Busch sped away after a restart on Lap 197 of 200, as Crafton and third-place finisher Ryan Blaney battled for the second spot.
The victory was owner/driver Busch's second of the season...
Chad Hackenbracht, who made a name for himself in the ARCA Racing Series, is set to make his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) debut for Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) behind the wheel of the No. 51 Tastee Apple/Ingersoll Rand Toyota Tundra in this weekend's WinStar World Casino 400 at Texas Motor Speedway (TMS) in Fort Worth. This weekend's Truck Series stand-alone...
Kurt Busch topped the speed chart in Happy Hour on Saturday with a lap of 153.224 mph.
Now, if only the Furniture Row Racing team can help its championship driver convert that speed into a win on Sunday.
Certainly, the tools exist. Unofficially, some -- including the driver -- consider the No. 78 Chevrolet the fourth Richard Childress Racing car. And although FRR team owner Barney...
DOVER, Del – Kurt Busch was a caution away from having a legitimate shot at winning Sunday’s FedEx 400 Sprint Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway.
But the yellow flag didn’t wave at the opportune time for the Furniture Row Racing driver, who ended the 400-lap, 400-mile race in 12th place.
After coming down pit road for fresh tires and fuel on Lap 283, Busch did...
Kyle Busch (fourth) was the highest finishing Camry driver in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Dover International Speedway.
Camry drivers Clint Bowyer (sixth) and Mark Martin (ninth) also recorded top-10 finishes in the 400 mile race.
Hamlin started from the pole and led 41 laps (of 400) on the one-mile concrete oval before having mechanical issues and finished...
Tundra driver Kyle Busch captured the checkered flag in Friday night’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) race at Dover International Speedway.
Tundra drivers have now won six consecutive NCWTS races at Dover — Scott Speed (2008), Brian Scott (2009), Aric Almirola (2010), Kyle Busch (2011), Todd Bodine (2012) and Busch (2013).
Busch led 50 laps (of 200) en route to his...
A penalty to Jimmie Johnson was all Tony Stewart needed to break out of a four-month slump.
After Johnson was assessed a drive-through penalty for jumping the final restart -- a sanction Johnson protested vehemently -- Stewart passed Juan Pablo Montoya on Lap 398 of 400 to win Sunday's FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover International Speedway.
The victory was the first...
Camry drivers Brian Vickers (second), Matt Kenseth (third) and Kyle Busch (fifth) earned top-five finishes in Saturday afternoon’s NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) race at Dover International Speedway.
Busch was at the front of the field more than any other driver on Saturday — leading 72 laps (of 200) around the one-mile oval.
Other Camry drivers in Saturday’s race included...
Kurt Busch led the way with a lap of 23.495 seconds in the final practice for the FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks from Dover. Rounding out the top five was Matt Kenseth, Juan Pablo Montoya, Jimmie Johnson, and Jeff Gordon.
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• Darrell Wallace, Jr. earned his first-career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Keystone 21 Means 21 Pole Award on Friday, May 31, at Dover (Del.) International Speedway becoming the youngest pole sitter in series history at the age of 19.
• Making his first NCWTS start at the famed one-mile track, Wallace and his No. 54 Camping World/Good Sam Toyota Tundra led the field...
CHECKING IN FROM CHARLOTTE: Camry driver Denny Hamlin finished fourth in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) 600-mile race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Clint Bowyer (eighth) and Martin Truex Jr. (ninth) also earned top-10 finishes. In the season’s longest race, Camry drivers led 183 laps (of 400), including pole-sitter Hamlin (six laps), Matt Kenseth (112) and Kyle Busch...