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Kyle Busch and Brad Keselowski dueled at the end of Watkins Glen for the second straight year. This time, Busch won with a clean finish.

Is Kyle Busch a lock for this year's Chase?

Winning Sunday at Watkins Glen was huge on a number of fronts for Kyle Busch and the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota. Obviously, winning on a road course will have nothing to do with the next four races leading up to the Chase, nor will it play any type of role in the Chase for the Sprint Cup. t win, but you can see that No. 2 car starting to get some consistent runs going and that...

Kyle Busch wins at Watkins Glen, full race results for the Cheez-It 355

getty images Kyle Busch won at Watkins Glen on Sunday claiming victory in the Cheez-It 355. This win was his third of the year. Marcos Ambrose began on the pole for the race at the road course which measures 2.45 miles in Watkins Glen, NY after setting a new track record. He would lead the most laps in the race but was forced to pit under caution eliminating him from contention and...

Kyle Busch wins at Watkins Glen

Kyle Busch won at Watkins Glen International on Sunday, atoning for a year ago when he lost a sure victory on the last lap.

NASCAR: Kyle Busch Early Incident Turns Into Decent Points Day

It looked like it was going to be a rough day as far as it goes for owner’s points for the No. 54 Monster Energy Drink Toyota team. Entering today’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Watkins Glen International, the No. 54 Toyota led the No. 22 Roger Penske Racing Ford by 33 points. When Kyle Busch spun from the second starting spot in Turn 1 on the opening lap it looked like his...

NASCAR: Kyle Busch strengthens Chase bid with Watkins Glen win

After a uncharacteristic error made on the opening lap of Saturday’s Zippo 200 NASCAR Nationwide Series race, Kyle Busch was looking like he was doomed for yet another rough weekend. He started second in the race but lost control of his Toyota on the opening lap in the first corner and made contact with the inside tire barrier. He was hit by Mike Wallace after spinning back onto...

Kyle survives to win at Watkins Glen

The old adage holds that timing is everything. Equipped with a car that was strong but clearly not in the same league with the Ford of pole winner Marcos Ambrose, Kyle Busch needed a little luck - and good timing - to score the victory in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Watkins Glen International. Brad Keselowski, who overcame an early spin and staged a furious last...

Keselowski: "I Could Have Dumped Kyle & Won The Race"

Brad Keselowski finished second at Watkins Glen for the second straight year, but dumping Kyle Busch for the win was not an option. The defending Sprint Cup Champion was sitting on the outside of NASCAR's playoffs, the Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship, heading to The Glen. Winless on the season, he and his #2 Miller Light team knew they might need a win to make the Chase...

Kyle Busch Wins Wild Cheez-It 355 At The Glen

Kyle Busch stayed ahead of wrecks and held off a hard charging Brad Keselowski on the last lap to get his second career victory at Watkins Glen International in the Cheez-It 355 at The Glen. His third win of the year helps to guarantee that he will not miss the Chase for the Sprint Cup a second year in a row. “I knew that I needed to just keep position on him (Keselowski). I figured...

Keselowski wins Nationwide race

Brad Keselowski passed Joey Logano for the lead with 16 laps to go, then held off Sam Hornish Jr. to win the Nationwide Zippo 200 at Watkins Glen International on Saturday in a dominant performance for Penske Racing. Keselowski, who finished second to Carl Edwards despite leading more than half of this race a year ago, won for the fourth straight time over five months in NASCAR...

Stop the presses: not-so-bad Brad passes up win

As the reigning Sprint Cup champion, Brad Keselowski's photo holding the coveted series trophy is on the cover of the media guide NASCAR hands out at races. The venues change, the photo doesn't, a constant reminder of a great season. With four races remaining until the Chase for the Sprint Cup title begins, Keselowski is back in position to defend, and that has to make both...

Five Drivers To Watch Today

The Cheez-It 355 at The Glen gets under way later today and there is much excitement as the Sprint Cup Series looks to enter another classic race into the Watkins Glen International record books. Last year featured a last lap battle between Kyle Busch, Brad Keselowski, and eventual winner Marcos Ambrose. Here is a quick rundown of five drivers you figure to be in the mix this year...

NASCAR: Great Weekend in Nationwide Series for Penske Racing

What a weekend it was at Watkins Glen for Penske Racing. After being very fast off the truck in Friday’s practice sessions, they backed it up in qualifying Saturday morning. Sam Hornish Jr. earned the pole with a track record lap while his Penske teammates Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski started third and fifth respectively in today’s Zippo 200 at the Glen. After a bad break...
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