Tag Archive: Kyle Bush

Mar 11

Stewart holds off Johnson for first Vegas victory (+result)

 Tony Stewart scratched another race track off the bucket list

2012-02-26_0086Tony Stewart Victoire Las Vegas - Todd Warshaw - Getty ImagesPowering away from Jimmie Johnson after a restart with four laps left in Sunday’s Kobalt Tools 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the reigning Sprint Cup champion took the checkered flag .461 seconds ahead of Johnson. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 09

Kasey Kahne on pole for Sunday’s Kobalt Tools 400 in Vegas (+result)

In  Las Vegas Motor Speedway Sprint Cup Series

Kasey Kahne  portraitKasey Khane 2012-03-08The qualifying session for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series  is now completed in Las Vegas.  Kasey Kahne was the fastest with a speed of over 190mph on his Chevrolet no. 5.  Kyle Bush was second for Toyota and Kevin Harvick third. the first Ford driver is Greg Biffle in 9th position.

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Mar 09

Montoya crashed his No. 42 Chevrolet shortly after getting up to speed on his first lap

His problem inadvertently became Kyle Busch’s, as well

2012-02-24_0095Las Vegas SpeedwayJuan Montoya’s trip to Las Vegas Motor Speedway got off to a decidedly rocky start in Friday’s first Sprint Cup practice. Montoya crashed his No. 42 Chevrolet shortly after getting up to speed on his first lap around the 1.5-mile oval. And Busch wound up sidelined, as well, when a piece of Montoya’s car — perhaps a broken brake rotor — punched a large hole in the left-front valance of Busch’s No. 18 Toyota. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 24

Edwards returns to Victory Lane at Nashville (+result)

For the first time since 2007

Carl Edwards NashvilleNASCAR Nationwide SeriesCarl Edwards returned to Victory Lane at Nashville Superspeedway for the first time since 2007, winning Saturday’s Nashville 300 Nationwide Series race. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 09

Edwards drives new Mustang to victory at Texas (+result)

The victory was Edwards’ second at Texas

Carl Edwards Texas Victory 2011-04-08NASCAR Nationwide SeriesCarl Edwards held off tenacious Brad Keselowski to win Friday night’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 27

Last-lap pass gives Harvick win at Fontana (+result)

Kevin Harvick won Sunday’s Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway

Kevin Harvick Fontana winNASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesHarvick, who restarted fifth with nine laps remaining, surged to the front on the final two laps, passing Kyle Busch and Johnson in the process. The victory was Harvick’s first of the season and the 15th of his career. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 26

Carl Edwards en pole for Subway Fresh Fit 500 (+result)

In Sprint Cup Series at Phoenix International Raceway

2011-02-19_0362Carl Edwards(1)-Phoenix-NASCAR-11-2010Carl Edwards will start the Subway Fresh Fit 500 from pole position Sunday after posting a speed of 137.279mph.  Kurt Bush will be on front row in second position. Kasey Khane was third and Kyle Bush fourth, they will share second row. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 26

Busch on Phoenix pole for the Nationwide Bashas’ Supermarkets 200 (+result)

After winning the Camping World Truck Series race last night

2009-08-06_0032Kyle Busch Burn PhoenixKyle Busch set a track record in qualifying to earn the pole for Saturday’s Bashas’ Supermarkets 200. He’ll start alongside Carl Edwards with Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski on Row 2.

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Apr 05

Two tires more than enough as Harvick wins at Nashville

Harvick won for the second time this year and the 36th time in his career

Kevin Harvick found out that two tires were enough as he outlasted cars with four fresh tires over the final 35 green-flag laps as he captured the Nationwide Series’ Nashville 300 on Saturday at Nashville Superspeedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 29

Remarkable Johnson voted NASCAR ”Driver of Year” 2009

Irrepressible Busch receives support from two staffers

NASCAR.COM staff members have chosen their driver of the year for the three national series and now make their choice known for NASCAR Driver of the Year. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 08

Kyle Busch wins and continues his dominance at Texas

Trifecta closer to reality with two down, one to go

Kyle Busch keeps extending streaks at Texas in search of a NASCAR first. Busch won his fourth consecutive Nationwide Series race at Texas on Saturday. It was another dominating victory, coming a day after winning the fifth truck race in his last five starts in the series this season. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 30

NASCAR: Stewart-Haas duo could be the ones to beat at Talladega

Recent finishes at Alabama track make them favorites

With just four races remaining in the 2009 season, we’re beginning to get the clue that Jimmie Johnson is in line for an unprecedented fourth consecutive championship. The Chase format sets up well for the driver of the No. 48. However, this weekend’s race could be the opportunity that the top contenders are looking for. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 08

Ambrose gets better of Busch to repeat at The Glen (+result & photos)

Ambrose’s bold move into the chicane proved to be the winning pass

When Marcos Ambrose and Kyle Busch came to the chicane, or “bus stop,” on Lap 64 of Saturday’s Zippo 200 at The Glen, Busch stopped — out of necessity — and Ambrose didn’t.

Photos Album

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Aug 06

NASCAR star driver Kyle Bush in Montreal today!

A first visit to Montreal for the prodigal son of Las Vegas

Current 2009 NASCAR Nationwide Series points leader Kyle Busch will compete in the NAPA Auto Parts 200 Presented by Dodge

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Aug 05

NASCAR Nationwide Series News And Notes – Watkins Glen

Ace up the sleeve? Not likely in NNS at The Glen

The bulk of NASCAR Nationwide Series stand-alone season has now passed, with six of the last nine races having been run separately from tracks where NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races took place. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 21

From California to Milwaukee to claim victory (+result)

Carl Edwards… a repeat of last year !

Last year, Carl Edwards travelled back and forth from Sears Point California to Milwaukee to win the first of his seven victories…and he repeated the same scenario this Saturday at the NorthernTool 250 in the Nationwide Championship at the Milwaukee Mile. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 20

Sonoma: Fourth pole position for Brian Vickers (result)

A tough day for Carpentier

For the fourth time this season, Red Bull driver Brian Vickers will be on pole Sunday at the Toyota SaveMart 350 in NASCAR Sprint Cup.

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May 30

NASCAR: Scott stays out on old tires for first career victory in Camping World truck race

A gutsy call provided Brian Scott his first career victory

Scott stayed out on old tires and took the lead on the final restart with about 10 laps to go and pulled away from Dennis Setzer to win the AAA Insurance 200 on Saturday at Dover. Read the rest of this entry »

May 30

Brad Keselowski first win of 2009 at Dover in Nationwide

Bush, the leader at restart with three laps to go finished 17th

Kyle Bush was leading the race with only a few laps to go when a yellow flag came out for a flat tire on car no. 40 of Scott Wimmer. Read the rest of this entry »

May 03

Busch completes birthday sweep with Richmond Cup win (+result)

Back to back victories in Nationwide and Sprint cup

Kyle Busch’s burnout on the frontstretch was a loud and smoky substitute for candles on a birthday cake. Read the rest of this entry »

May 02

Richmond: One more victory for Kyle Bush (+result)

In NASCAR Nationwide Series

Friday evening the drivers of the NASCAR Nationwide series raced at Richmond International Raceway with Matt Kenseth starting on pole.

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Mar 07

Busch overcomes restart problem to win at Atlanta

Without two gears, driver gets fourth AMS Truck victory

Running without second and third gears for a restart with eight laps left in Saturday’s American Commercial Lines 200 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Kyle Busch nevertheless found enough muscle in his No. 51 Toyota to win the race. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 04

NASCAR: Wild swings offer hope to Cup laggards (+photos)

When it comes to volatility, Wall Street doesn’t have a corner on the market

The 2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup season has had some wild swings of its own, and it’s precisely this volatility that can offer hope to those who have yet to get their groove back. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 01

Sticky: Busch wins at home track (+photos & result)

After winning the pole and then having to start in the rear due to an engine change

Kyle Busch passed the field to win at Las Vegas for the first time.Kyle Busch took the lead from Clint Bowyer with less than 15 laps to go and held on through two late restarts to win the Shelby 427 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 01

NASCAR: Toyota working to correct engine issues (+photo)

Toyota doesn’t want to see its competitors going to the rear

Because of post-qualifying engine changes – and neither does NASCAR. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 28

Bush fastest will start from back of grid (+photos)

Shelby 427 qualifying session

The two local drivers, The Bush brothers Kyle and Kurt dominated the Shelby 427 qualifying session Friday in the NASCAR Sprint Cup.

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Feb 23

Matt Kenseth victorious in Auto Club 500 (+photo & result)

No doubt this time…

For the the fourth time in the Nascar history, a driver wins the first two races of the season.

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Feb 12

NASCAR: Kyle Busch wins dramatic second Gatorade Duel

Kyle Busch secured victory in the second Gatorade Duel race at Daytona

After a dramatic end to the 60 lap encounter as Jeremy Mayfield and AJ Allmendinger both secured their place in Sunday’s Daytona 500. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 06

NASCAR: Edwards backed to end Johnson reign

Members of the press have backed Carl Edwards to emerge as winner of the 2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup

A poll on the official series media website asked members of the media to forecast the top twelve in the 2009 standings, with Edwards receiving almost twice as many votes as defending three-time champion Jimmie Johnson. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 24

NASCAR: Busch to join Edwards as Nationwide threat in 2009

Reutimann, Bowyer, Ragan to focus more on Cup ride

Carl Edwards isn’t the overconfident type, but if anyone else thought Edwards was the prohibitive favorite for the 2009 Nationwide Series championship after he ended up 21 points behind 2008 champion Clint Bowyer, hold the phone. Read the rest of this entry »

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