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FONTANA, CA - Kyle Busch finished ahead of NASCAR Nationwide Series points leader Sam Hornish Jr. to claim his sixth win at Auto Club Speedway and secure the ninth straight victory for JGR at ACS. The win extended the record for consecutive victories for a Nationwide car owner at a single speedway.
The win was also Busch's 54th in the NNS.
Always one to speak his mind, Busch took a shot at the JGR Sprint Cup teams horrible record at ACS. JGR is winless at the California track.
"I think it's pretty cool that you can see a team go to a race track and dominate like that in a series," Busch said, "although it's really, really awkward, because we've got nine in a row here in the Nationwide Series, and JGR has yet to win a Cup race here.
"That's quite an odd stat, but I know Denny Hamlin is really good here for (Sunday's Auto Club 400 Cup race). And I think we're OK for (Sunday), too, so hopefully we can change that."
Hamlin is on the pole for Sunday's rac...