Well, Saturday can officially be claimed at Kyle Busch’s day to shine. The Nationwide Series race at Auto Club Speedway was not quite as exciting as Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race but it definitely was worth watching.
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The story of the day was actually a question. Could Joe Gibbs Racing win its ninth straight race at Auto Club in the Nationwide Series? With Kyle Busch starting on the pole, coming off of a win at Bristol and at Phoenix, the chances were looking pretty good.
Busch was sitting third on the final restart behind fellow Cup driver Brad Keselowski and Nationwide Championship contender Sam Hornish Jr with 35 laps to go and all three drivers had really strong cars. With just a few laps to go, Keselowski began to fall back, running out of fuel. Busch took the lead back with 25 laps to go with only Hornish in his rearview mirror. Hornish put up a good battle with Busch for the win and ended up slapping the wall with 2 to go, but stayed in contentio...