Tag Archive: Kyle Busch

Aug 31

Chase across America kicks off

Defending NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Kyle Busch heads to Beantown

Chase Across AmericaIt’s only fitting that the defending NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion officially kicks off 2016 Chase Across America activities. And today, that’s exactly what Kyle Busch will do when he visits Boston for a full day of social and traditional media activities. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 28

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Pocono & Iowa

Busch goes for second straight victory, attempts to get one step closer to track sweep

NASCAR logoAfter becoming the first driver to ever win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and NASCAR XFINITY Series races at Indianapolis from the pole in the same weekend, Kyle Busch has some more history to chase in Sunday’s Pennsylvania 400 at Pocono Raceway (1:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN). Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 25

Kyle Busch dominates for back-to-back Indianapolis sweep

Mission accomplished, a record set, and a torch passed to the next generation.

Kyle BuschKyle Busch set a Brickyard record for laps led and became the first driver to sweep both a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and NASCAR XFINITY Series race from the pole in the same weekend, but the real symbolism of Sunday’s Crown Royal 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway didn’t come until the event was over. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 14

Kyle Busch clinches 2016 ESPYs win

Reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion Earns Additional Hardware at Awards Show

DSC_0249 The 24th annual ESPY Awards got a little “rowdy” as reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Kyle Busch was named Best Driver at last night’s ceremony. He received the most votes among fellow nominees 2015 IndyCar Series Champion Scott Dixon, 2015 Formula One World Driver’s Champion Lewis Hamilton, 2016 Indianapolis 500 winner Alexander Rossi, and 2015 NHRA Pro Stock Champion Erica Enders-Stevens. Read the rest of this entry »

May 08

Kyle Busch wins GoBowling 400

Kyle Busch finally overcame his gremlins at Kansas Speedway in a race that left Martin Truex Jr. overcome with frustration.

Kyle Busch win KansasOn Saturday night — in stark contrast to many of his prior misadventures at the 1.5-mile track — Busch waited until after the GoBowling 400 to destroy his No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota, a feat he accomplished during his celebratory burnout. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 07

NASCAR National Series News and Notes — Texas-1

Busch clocks in First at Martinsville, readies for Texas

NASCAR logo Kyle Busch earned his first win of the season and his first career checkered flag at Martinsville Speedway when he led 352 of 500 laps on his way to Victory Lane in Sunday’s STP 500. Busch virtually guarantees himself a spot in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup as the fifth different driver to win this season (Jimmie Johnson, 2; Kevin Harvick, Brad Keselowski, Denny Hamlin). Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 04

Kyle Busch wins STP 500 at Martinsville

Busch sweeps weekend, dominates in Martinsville Cup race

Tick tock Busch gets a clockKyle Busch came to Martinsville Speedway this weekend with no grandfather clock trophies, the traditional award for winning at the shortest and tightest of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series short tracks. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 07

Brad Keselowski wins Las Vegas Sprint Cup race

Keselowski holds off Kyle Busch, wins at Las Vegas

Race Recap: Penske beats the oddsOvercoming a pit road speeding penalty with daring late-race strategy, Brad Keselowski broke a 33-race drought with a victory in Sunday’s Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 22

Kyle Busch wins 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship

Kyle Busch is Sprint Cup champion, wins finale

Kyle BuschIn a season that would make a pretty good movie script, Kyle Busch completed his comeback and captured his first career NASCAR Sprint Cup championship.  Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 16

Earnhardt Jr. wins rain-shortened Phoenix race

93 laps short of its scheduled distance of 312 laps

Phoenix Chase race results

A serendipitous sequence of pit stops and a drizzle that turned into a downpour made a winner of Dale Earnhardt Jr. in Sunday night’s Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 at Phoenix International Raceway, the start of which was delayed from day to night by rain in the afternoon.

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Aug 12

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Michigan and Mid-Ohio

‘30 For 18’: A Kyle Busch Production

NASCAR logoA mere 11 races after returning from a broken leg and foot suffered in February, Kyle Busch has cracked the top 30 in the points standings and is now eligible for the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.

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Aug 03

Kenseth wins at Pocono as Kyle Busch runs dry

Joe Gibbs Racing driver steals victory after leaders run out of fuel

Kenseth wins at Pocono as Kyle Busch runs dryMatt Kenseth, the unexpected winner of Sunday’s Windows 10 400 at Pocono Raceway, had to do a double take. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 29

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Pocono and Iowa

WINdianapolis: Kyle Busch notches Third straight victory at the Brickyard

NASCAR logo Kyle Busch took the checkered flag at Indianapolis on Sunday for his third straight victory as well as his fourth in the last five races. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 27

Kyle Busch takes Indy for third victory in row

No. 18 driver gives Toyota its first victory at the Brickyard

Kyle Busch takes Indy for third victory in row

“I guess Kyle’s back,” a disappointed Logano said after the race, uttering perhaps the biggest understatement in the modern era of stock car racing.
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Jul 22

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Eldora and Indianapolis

Human Torch Kyle Busch goes for Fantastic Fourth Victory of the season and Third Straight

NASCAR logoWinner of the past two NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races and three of the last four events, Kyle Busch will attempt to become the first driver since Jimmie Johnson in 2007 to take the checkered flag in three consecutive races when he gets behind the wheel for Sunday’s Crown Royal presents the Jeff Kyle 400 at the Brickyard at Indianapolis Motor Speedway (3:30 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network).

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Jul 20

Kyle Busch conquers Loudon, claims Third win of 2015

The odds in Kyle Busch‘s favor made another dramatic surge on Sunday afternoon at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

 

Kyle Busch conquers Loudon, claims third win of 2015In winning for the third time in eight starts since returning from an 11-race injury absence, Busch solidified his chances of qualifying for the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup with a serendipitous victory in the 5-hour ENERGY 301 at the Magic Mile. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 15

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — New Hampshire Motor Speedway

After missing the first 11 races of the season, Kyle Busch is beginning to hit his stride

NASCAR logoSaturday Night Live alum and comedy movie star Adam Sandler will play a vital role this weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway – Grand Marshal. In honor of his NASCAR visit, we’ve peppered a number of Sandler puns and references throughout this notes package. See if you can find them all … any more brain busters?  Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 12

Kyle Busch picks up second win of 2015 at Kentucky

Driver continues steady climb up standings

Kyle Busch Chase Watch

Adapting to a new competition package for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series cars, Kyle Busch sped to victory in Saturday night’s Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway, taking a giant step toward the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup with his second victory in seven races since returning from an 11-race injury absence. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 29

Kyle Busch comes on strong, wins at Sonoma

Busch brothers finish 1-2 at California road course

Kyle Busch comes on strong, wins at Sonoma

Check the box. Kyle Busch has a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory. That simple statement hardly plumbs the depth of emotion Kyle Busch was feeling after winning Sunday’s Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

May 14

Kyle Busch’s return is hot topic at Dover test

Drivers support decision to make Busch Chase eligible

Kyle BuschNASCAR competitors testing at Dover International Speedway on Wednesday said they have no qualms with NASCAR granting fellow Kyle Busch a waiver that keeps his Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup eligibility intact. Read the rest of this entry »

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