Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  By By Larry McReynolds  |  Last updated 9/2/13

AVONDALE, AZ - NOVEMBER 10: Kyle Busch, driver of the #5 Sta-Green/Lowe's Chevrolet, races in front of Matt Kenseth, driver of the #17 Arby's Ford, during the NASCAR Busch Series ARIZONA.TRAVEL 200 at Phoenix International Raceway on November 10, 2007 in Avondale, Arizona. (Photo by Jason Smith/Getty Images for NASCAR)
It really was interesting to me how the race at Atlanta Motor Speedway played out Sunday evening. For most of the evening, Kyle Busch seemed to have a car that was barely going to be able to stay in the top 10 of the race. This went on for the biggest portion of the night. When the checkered flag fell, however, it was the No. 18 car with Kyle behind the wheel taking home the trophy and the even bigger check. In his post-race comments, Kyle said he felt this was a championship-run kind of race for them. As we all know, Kyle doesn't go to the track to race second. He also said that his crew knows that he can get animated on the radio because he is always searching for perfection. He and the team kept chipping away at it. They got some help from some drivers that fell by the wayside during the race like Clint Bowyer and Brad Keselowski. Actually, it seemed like leading the race was something like a hot potato. The point, though, was that the No. 18 team didn't quit. Kyle gave great ...
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