WINdianapolis: Kyle Busch notches Third straight victory at the Brickyard
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Human Torch Kyle Busch goes for Fantastic Fourth Victory of the season and Third Straight
Winner 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).
After missing the first 11 races of the season, Kyle Busch is beginning to hit his stride
Saturday 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?
Driver continues steady climb up standings
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.
Truex triumphs at Pocono, carries momentum to Michigan
Martin Truex Jr. finally closed the deal. The No. 78 Furniture Row Racing driver led the most laps for the fourth consecutive race in last weekend’s Axalta “We Paint Winners” 400 at Pocono Raceway and fended off defending NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Kevin Harvick for his first win of the season.
Johnson attempts to join quartet of NASCAR Hall of Famers with 10 or more wins at single track
Jimmie Johnson will attempt to become just the fifth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver with 10 or more wins at a single track in Sunday’s FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover International Speedway (1 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1).
Driver granted waiver from having to compete in all championship events
NASCAR announced today that Kyle Busch will remain eligible to compete for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship. Busch will qualify for the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup by meeting all requirements of eligibility excluding Rule 188.8.131.52.a, which requires a driver to start all Championship Events of the current season.
Busch-Gibson Combo Morphing Into Championship Contenders
Many predicted this. Dating all the way back to his championship season of 2004, Richmond winner Kurt Busch had excelled with a crew chief who could be defined as “old school” – one who made decisions with a healthy mix of modern engineering smarts and plain old gut.