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Of the six second-place finishes Martin Truex Jr. has posted since winning his first and only NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race back in 2007, the runner-up result Saturday night at Texas Motor Speedway was the toughest to take. In reality, though, Truex’s failure to win in a superior car was no big thing. It was a lot of small things—miniscule things—that combined to make Kyle Busch a winner and Truex the epitome of frustration. It’s not every night that Truex and his Michael Waltrip Racing team can go toe-to-toe with Hendrick Motorsports and Joe Gibbs Racing and know they have a superior car. But that was the case Saturday night, when Truex led 142 laps and, on one occasion, opened a lead of more than four seconds over Busch in second place. If the race had been decided on the race track, Truex might have won. Unfortunately for Truex and his No. 56 Toyota team, what happened on pit road tipped the scales in Busch’s favor. On Lap 314 of 334, NASCAR called a caution for debris in Turn 4....
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FORT WORTH, Texas Was there really any doubt Kyle Busch would wind in Victory Lane following Friday night's Nationwide Series at Texas Motor Speedway?
After all, Busch had dominated the series this year, winning three of the first five races. He'd also dominated the NNS series at TMS, winning five times.
Nothing changed Friday night either in the O'Reilly Auto Parts...
Kyle Busch celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series NRA 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. Credit: Todd Warshaw/NASCAR via Getty Images
While it was a Busch brother’s front row for the start of Saturday evening’s NRA 500 from Texas Motor Speedway, it was Kyle Busch who was celebrating in victory lane afterwards.
Busch took advantage of a late caution to...
Kyle Busch is winning again in the Nationwide Series, at Texas and everywhere else, since getting back into a Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota.
Busch won his third consecutive Nationwide race by leading 91 of 200 laps Friday night at Texas, where he became the first six-time winner in the series at the 1 1/2-mile, high-banked track.
''It's fast. It just suits right into my style...
It’s been one heck of a 2013 NASCAR season for Kyle Busch this year.
In seven NASCAR Sprint Cup Series starts he has two wins already with five straight top five finishes. His two wins came in the last three races with finishes of fourth, second, first, fifth and first respectively.
On the strength of those finishes, Busch has moved up to third in the series standings after his...
Kyle Busch continued to make history ion his return to Joe Gibbs Racing's NASCAR Nationwide Series program on Friday night, winning the O'Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway.
Winless in his own nationwide equipment last year, Busch visited Victory Lane for the fourth time in six races this season, becoming the first driver in series history to win four of the first...
The main NASCAR story for this past weekend--heck, the only story--should be Kyle Busch winning the Nationwide and Sprint Cup Series races. However, it is likely going to be secondary next to what happened during Saturday's race in the infield.
During Saturday night's race a verbal altercation led to a fan committing suicide. According to reports, Kirk Franklin died...
Credit: John Harrelson/NASCAR via Getty ImagesKyle Busch, driver of the #18 Interstate Batteries Toyota, poses with the Coors Light Pole Award after qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series NRA 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on April 12, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas.
It’s a Busch brothers front row for Saturday’s NRA 500 from Texas Motor Speedway, as Kyle Busch bumped older brother...
Camry driver Kyle Busch (first) captured the checkered flag in Friday night’s NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) race at Texas Motor Speedway.
Busch became the first driver in series history to win four of the season’s first six races. He also won races at Phoenix, Bristol and California earlier this year.
The Las Vegas-native led the field five times for 91 laps (of 200) at the...
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Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) driver Kyle Busch extended his status as the winningest driver in the history of the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS), earning his 55th career victory Friday night at Texas Motor Speedway (TMS) in Fort Worth. It was the 27-year-old’s 250th career start in the NNS, and only his sixth start with the recently formed No. 54 Monster Energy Joe...
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After waiting more than 20 years, Norm Miller and Interstate Batteries finally went to Victory Lane in a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth.
Miller, chairman of Dallas-based Interstate Batteries, got there thanks to the superb drive put in by Kyle Busch and an equally impressive late-race pit stop performed by the Interstate Batteries...
It’s hard to believe that last year Kyle Busch went a whole season and won just once in NASCAR’s top three series: Sprint Cup, Nationwide, and...
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Kurt Busch came just shy of setting a new track record at Texas Motor Speedway, but it still looked like the pole for the NRA 500 would be a nice consolation prize — but then his younger brother Kyle Busch knocked him off the provisional pole late in the session.
Kyle Busch did...
Just how did Kyle Busch snare that Texas Sprint Cup win?
Kyle Busch won the pole for Saturday night’s NRA 500 from Texas with a time of 27.509 seconds. Kurt Busch, Aric Almirola, Marcos Ambrose, and Martin Truex, Jr. round out the top five starting positions. The drivers who did not make the event are Scott Speed and Scott Riggs. The event will be live on FOX at 7:30 PM EST.