Tag Archive: Kyle Busch

Mar 23

Kyle Busch wins thrilling Auto Club 400

Busch holds off Kyle Larson in heart-pounding final laps for victory

NASCAR - Auto Club 400 - Kyle Busch Kyle Busch avoided a myriad of tire issues among the field to hold on and grab his second-straight Auto Club 400 win at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif. on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 16

Kyle Busch wins ‘sweet 16th’ at Bristol

Busch wins third straight Bristol Nationwide race

Kyle Busch Bristol Burnout - photo Jared C. Tilton Getty Images Busch holds off Kyle Larson, has 16 wins at Bristol in three national series Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 07

Kevin Harvick wins from pole; Kyle Busch falls back

Chase standings tighten as race features 15 cautions

Kevin Harvick - photo © Todd Warshaw -NASCAR via Getty Images Kevin Harvick crashed the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup party. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 23

Matt Kenseth wins at New Hampshire

Kenseth has first two wins in Chase

NASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesFor the second straight week, in the second race of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Matt Kenseth led Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch to the finish line — and for Kenseth, who has struggled at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, that added a dreamlike quality to the victory. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 02

Kyle Busch wins at Atlanta, clinches Chase berth

Logano finishes second with hurt Truex Jr. third and holding on to last Wild Card spot

NASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesKyle Busch proved emphatically Sunday night that he knows what to do with a lead when he gets it. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 16

The 8th Annual Canadian Motorsports Expo…

To be bigger and better than ever in wide-open hall 5

Canadian Motorsports Expo logo 2012The Canadian Racing Season Begins February 7, 8 & 9, 2014 at Toronto’s International Centre.

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Aug 12

Kyle Busch avoids wrecks, wins at Watkins Glen

Cheez-It 355

DSC_0249The third time may have been the charm for Kyle Busch, but it was a jinx for pole-winner Marcos Ambrose. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 17

NASCAR National Series News and Notes + Fast Facts

Streaking Busch faces Kansas challenge

NASCAR logoThe Kyle Busch that won 100 NASCAR national series races at a record clip largely disappeared in 2012. He fashioned just one victory overall and missed the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup™. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

Kyle Busch completes sweep at Texas

Busch wins for first time as Sprint Cup Series driver at Texas

Kyle Bush - photo © Todd Warshaw -NASCAR via Getty Images

The record book will say that Kyle Busch won the NRA 500 on Saturday night. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 25

Kyle Busch wins dramatic Auto Club 400

Hamlin, Logano wreck on final lap as Busch captures win at Fontana

NASCAR - Auto Club 400 - Kyle BuschDenny Hamlin and Joey Logano knocked each other off the race track on the final lap of Sunday’s Auto Club 400 — allowing Kyle Busch to steal the win — but it was Tony Stewart who left Auto Club Speedway fighting mad. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 07

NASCAR Acceleration Weekend 2013 previews new season

NASCAR Hall of Fame Induction, Driver Appearances, Q&As, Gen-6 Car Featured

NASCAR logoA long winter’s wait is over. NASCAR Acceleration Weekend 2013 rolls into Charlotte, N.C. Friday through Sunday signaling the beginning of the new season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 25

NASCAR star Kyle Busch to appear at the CME on Sunday, February 10

The Canadian Racing Season Begins February 8, 9 & 10, 2013 at Toronto’s International Centre

Canadian Motorsports Expo logo 2012NASCAR - Kyle BuschOn Sunday, February 10, NASCAR star Kyle Busch will be the headline star at the Canadian Motorsports Expo Powered by Inside Track Motorsport News, signing autographs for fans and participating in an on-stage Q&A session. The CME takes place February 8-10 at Toronto’s International Centre. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 17

Seven NASCAR Sprint Cup Champions headline NASCAR preview 2013

NASCAR Hall of Fame induction, autographs, Gen-6 Car part of season kickoff

NASCAR Hall of Fame2010-09-19-dimanche-FrancoisGobeil.zipReigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Brad Keselowski and fellow titleholders Tony Stewart, Jimmie Johnson, Kurt Busch, Matt Kenseth, Jeff Gordon and Bobby Labonte are among more than 60 drivers from three NASCAR national series set to participate in NASCAR Preview 2013 on Saturday, Feb. 9.

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Jan 08

NASCAR preseason thunder rolls Into Daytona

Sixth-Generation NASCAR Sprint Cup car to make debut at The World Center of Racing

2011-02-18_06472012-02-26NASCAR fans will get their first glimpse of the new sixth-generation NASCAR Sprint Cup Series cars on the storied Daytona International Speedway for three days this week at Preseason Thunder, the unofficial on-track start of the 2013 NASCAR season. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 13

Admission-Free Thursday August 16 at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve (+photos)

Free Admittance at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve with Gates Opening at 9:00 am

2011-08-18_03942011-08-18_0364Ten Québec drivers to meet their fans this Thursday August 16 at the NAPA Auto Parts 200 Presented by Dodge “Discovery Day”

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Aug 01

Marilou will be singing the national anthems at the NAPA Auto Parts 200 presented by Dodge

The singer will also meet and greet race car fans during « Discovery Day »

Marilou Image MOV.Still001NAPAPiecesdAuto200Octane Management inc., promoter of the NAPA auto parts 200 presented by Dodge and FLAIR Management, Image, Conseil, are happy to announce today that the young and talented singer from Quebec, Marilou, has been given the responsibility to sing both the Canadian and American national anthems during the ceremonies preceding the NASCAR’s Nationwide series race, on August 18th at the Gilles-Villeneuve circuit.

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Jul 18

Kahne’s second victory dismantles ‘Wild Card’ logjam

Kasey Kahne’s New Hampshire Motor Speedway victory was significant on several levels

Kasey Kahne  portraitNASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesKahne’s second win of the year puts him first in line for a Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup™ “Wild Card” berth although he’s not sure two victories will be enough to reach post-season play. “Two helps, but three would put you in a real good spot. We’re going to stay after it,” Kahne said during Sunday’s post-race media interview. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

Stenhouse keeps Martin out of Vegas Victory Lane (+result)

Driver of the No. 6 easily wins his first at the 1.5-mile track and third in the series

Ricky Stenhouse Jr -Tom Pennington -Getty ImagesNASCAR Nationwide SeriesRicky Stenhouse Jr. dominated the last 50 laps of Saturday’s Sam’s Town 300 Nationwide Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, pulling away from Mark Martin during a 39-lap green flag run the finish. The victory was Stenhouse’s first of the season and third in the series — and his first on a 1.5-mile intermediate speedway, the staple of NASCAR’s top three touring series. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 12

Day One: NASCAR Preseason Thunder at Daytona International Speedway

New rules, new year and beards among highlights of driver media availability

NASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesDaytona International Speedway There was no shortage of conversation – or anything off-limits – during Day 1 of Preseason Thunder at Daytona International Speedway. From spoilers to drafting to beards – all were topics du jour. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Competitive season also provided some oddities (+photos)

Sprint Cup champion Tony Stewart finished off 2011 with a hot streak not seen since Rusty Wallace

NASCAR Truck Series 2011-11-22 NASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesCarl Edwards accomplished an odd piece of trivia that hadn’t been done since the Modern Era began. And a California driver named Jim Cook shares one unusual trait with Daytona 500 winner Trevor Bayne. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 08

Biffle and Edwards on front row in Kansas City (+result)

NASCAR Cup – Kansas – Qualifying times

Greg Biffle Ford 16 NASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesGreg Biffle will start this weekend’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Hollywood Casino 400 from pole at Kansas Speedway, with team mate and Chase contender Carl Edwards alongside him. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 13

Kyle Busch storms to first Sprint Cup pole at Watkins Glen (+result)

Andrew Ranger further back in 35th position

Kyle Bush Pole Awatd Watkins GlenAndrew Ranger inside Bully Hill Ford 32Kyle Busch showed the aces at Watkins Glen International that he has developed a mastery of the road courses, too. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 13

Kurt Busch wins brotherly battle at Watkins Glen (+result)

Subbing for Penske Racing teammate Brad Keselowski
Ron Fellows finished 7th, Andrew Ranger:  DNF

Kurt Bush burnout Nationwide Glen NASCAR Nationwide SeriesKurt Busch won Saturday’s Zippo 200 Nationwide Series race at Watkins Glen International in an event in which Busch and his brother, Kyle Busch, combined to lead every lap. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 31

Taylor wins Beech Ridge Battle for first ACT victory

The 150 lap event saw just three cautions

ACT logoBeech Ridge Motor Speedway logoFarmington, ME’s Jeff Taylor claimed his first career ACT win after a race long battle with Wayne Helliwell, Jr. in the Beech Ridge 150 at Beech Ridge Motor Speedway in Scarborough, ME on Saturday, July 30. Taylor and Helliwell, both in Ford powered rides, swapped the lead seven times from lap 44 to the checkers. The two battled not only themselves but also heavy lapped traffic during long green flag runs.

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May 22

Edwards leads final 10 for first All-Star victory and one million dollar (+result)

Carl Edwards’ No. 99 crew didn’t win Thursday’s Sprint Pit Crew Challenge — they waited until it really counted

Carl Edwards Charlotte flipNASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesFlawless work during mandatory four-tire pit stops before the final 10-lap shootout in Saturday night’s Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway got Edwards off pit road first, ahead of Kyle Busch. Read the rest of this entry »

May 21

NASCAR Truck Series – Charlotte – Race results

Victory for Kyle , Kimi Raikkonen was 15th on his début

Kyle Bush Charlotte VictoryKimi Raikkonen Toyota TruckKyle Busch recovered from an early spin to time his charge to the front to perfect, taking the lead from Clint Bowyer with six laps to go. Kimi Raikkonen was 15th on his début. Read the rest of this entry »

May 08

Regan Smith finally finds his breakthrough at Darlington (+result)

It was a career-making moment for a driver with a stellar reputation as a qualifier

Regan Smith Darlington donutsNASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesCarl Edwards got to know Regan Smith in late 2002, when the future Sprint Cup star was driving a Truck Series entry for Mike Mittler, an owner from his home state of Missouri. Read the rest of this entry »

May 07

Busch wins first Nationwide race at Darlington (+result)

Kyle moves within one victory of tying Martin for most in Nationwide history

Kyle Bush wins DarlingtonNASCAR Nationwide SeriesWith a convincing victory in Friday night’s Royal Purple 200 at Darlington Raceway, Kyle Busch scored his fifth Nationwide Series win of the season and the 48th of his career, leaving him one behind Mark Martin for the career victory lead in the series. Read the rest of this entry »

May 01

Busch springs to another victory at Richmond (+result)

 Just as surely as the azaleas bloom at Augusta National

Kyle Bush victoire RichmondNASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesKyle Busch celebrates his birthday with a victory at Richmond International Raceway.  That has been the case for three years, at least, after Busch, who will turn 26 on Monday, won Saturday night’s Crown Royal Presents 400 at the .75-mile track. The victory was Busch’s second in the Sprint Cup Series this season and the 21st of his career. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 23

Piquet second in Nashville: First NASCAR podium

Piquet finished second behind Kyle Busch

2011-02-18_06812011-02-18_0404An emotional Nelson Piquet Jr was celebrating last night after finished second at the NASCAR Truck Series race at Nashville, his first podium in the American category. Piquet finished second behind Kyle Busch who normally races in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Read the rest of this entry »

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