Kyle Busch's quest to sweep the three point races of Charlotte Speedweeks came to an abrupt end on Sunday night when his car blew up on Lap 258.
Although Busch won both the Camping World Truck and Nationwide series races, he was denied a Coca-Cola 600 win. Busch was running third at the time when an issue developed in his engine.
"Dropped a valve," Busch said. "Blowing up."
While crew chief Dave Rogers tried to remain optimistic by telling his driver, "See if it's a plug and we can fix it," Busch squelched the notion.
"There's nothing to fix," Busch said. "It's (expletive) broke. It's pointless."
Busch led 65 laps before retiring to the garage. His car was one of the cars severely damaged on Lap 121 when the cabling for the CamCat snapped on the front stretch at Charlotte Motor Speedway. After repairs, Busch resumed with the lead, but acknowledged after the failure he was just "a fourth- or fifth-place car."
Busch said that the issue with the cabling had nothing to do with his...