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Kyle Busch and the No. 54 Monster Energy team won Friday night’s VFW Sports Clip 200 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Darlington (S.C.) Raceway. The victory was Busch’s 56th in 252 series starts and the team’s fifth series win and seventh top-10 finish in nine starts this season. Busch accomplished the win from the pole position, the last driver to accomplish the feat, previously doing it in 2011.
For the second time this year, the No. 54 team accomplished a victory from the pole-qualifying position, previously mastered at Phoenix (Ariz.) International Raceway, Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, CA and now Darlington (S.C.) Raceway. Busch started from the pole in Darlington and led the field four times for 107 of the 147-lap event.
The race started smoothly for Busch and his black machine, taking the green flag and remaining in first place through the first of four caution periods. During the second yellow-flag of the race, crew chief Adam Stevens called his driver down pit road where t...
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Despite dominating most of the night, Kyle Busch comes home sixth at Darlington…
Kyle Busch scores fifth Nationwide Series win with relative ease…
Kyle Busch took the lead from Joey Logano 18 laps from the end to win his fifth Nationwide race this season and second in three years at Darlington Raceway on Friday night.
The victory also capped a dominant showing by the Busch boys at the track ''Too Tough To Tame.'' Older brother Kurt set a qualifying record to win the pole for the Southern 500 on Saturday night...
Kyle Busch and the No. 54 Monster Energy team won Friday night’s VFW Sports Clip 200 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Darlington (S.C.) Raceway. The victory was Busch’s 56th in 252 series starts and the team’s fifth series win and seventh top-10 finish in nine starts this season. Busch accomplished the win from the pole position, the last driver to accomplish the feat, previously...
Kurt Busch has been in position to win a pole position this season.
Back at Texas Motor Speedway in April, the elder Busch was on the pole until the final car left to qualify knocked him off the top spot.
That final car was his little brother Kyle.
Running a lap around the famed Darlington Raceway at nearly 182 mph, Busch shattered the previous track record set by Kasey Kahne in...
Kyle Busch started the VFW Sports Clips 200 from the pole and that is where he finished Friday night winning the ninth race of the NASCAR Nationwide Series season.
Busch led 107 of the 147 laps run at Darlington Raceway winning his fifth race in eight attempts.
May 10, 2013 | Darlington Raceway – Darlington, South Carolina | 200.8 mi
After starting on the pole and leading a race total of 69 laps, Kurt Busch slipped to a 14th-place finish in Saturday night's Bojangles' Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.
The finish lifted Busch two spots in the driver points standings from 20th to 18th and his 69 laps led is a team record for most laps led in a race. Busch has now led a total of 108 laps in 11 races...
Kurt Busch blistered the daunting Darlington Raceway oval Friday, setting a track record en route to claiming the No. 1 starting position for Saturday night's Bojangles' Southern 500 Sprint Cup Series race.
In Friday's time trials at the 1.366-mile, egg-shaped oval, Busch's No. 78 Furniture Row/Serta Chevrolet SS posted a lap time and speed of 27.032 seconds...
High speeds seem to suit Kurt Busch.
A day after driving an IndyCar at 218 mph during rookie orientation at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Kurt Busch put his No. 78 Furniture Row Chevrolet SS on the pole for Saturday night's Bojangles' Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway—and he did so in track-record fashion.
Busch toured the Lady in Black in 27.032 seconds (181.918 mph...
Kurt Busch claimed the pole for the Bojangles Southern 500. The No. 78 car will lead a field of 43 to the green on Saturday night.
Here is the starting lineup for Saturday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at the Darlington Raceway in Darlington, South Carolina.
Cars to the Rear None
1. #78 Kurt Busch
2. #48 Jimmie Johnson
3. #18 Kyle Busch
4. #5 Kasey Kahne...
Joe Gibbs Racing celebrated in Victory Lane on Saturday night at Darlington Raceway - but it wasn't with the Toyota that dominated the NASCAR Sprint Cup Southern 500.
After leading 265 laps, Kyle Busch cut a tire in the closing laps and was forced to nurse the No. 18 car to the end. That allowed Matt Kenseth to capitalize on his teammate's misfortune and take the race win...
Camry driver Kyle Busch (first) captured the checkered flag in Friday night’s NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) race at Darlington Raceway.
The win marked the fifth victory for Busch in only eight starts in the first nine races and the 56th NNS win of his career. He also won races at Phoenix, Bristol, California and Texas earlier this year.
The Las Vegas-native started from the...
Darlington Raceway played host to the NASCAR Sprint Cup series Saturday evening, an event that almost every driver loves. While the track's pavement is a lot smoother than it used to be, the racing is still very tough and takes skill and plenty of bravery to run as close to the wall as possible in what some consider a two-lane groove.
Joe Gibbs Racing's Kyle Busch leapt...
Welcome to the inaugural season of the Start ‘N’ Park Blog Pick ‘Em Challenge. This will take place all year long and will feature our esteemed panel of experts who will pick a winner in the series running that weekend.
For this weekend the Nationwide Series and Sprint Cup Series venture to the Darlington Raceway.
Points will be given based on how close to firs the pick finishes...
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Another outstanding and dominant performance by Kyle Busch led him to victory lane Friday Night at Darlington. He remained up front for almost the whole night and by the time the checkered flag fell, he was the leader. This is Busch’s fifth Nationwide Series victory of the season and his seventh NASCAR win so far in 2013. Busch proved how dominant he can be...