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Kyle Busch holds off Joey Logano for Cup win at Atlanta

Kyle Busch claimed the trophy for the AdvoCare 500, beating Joey Logano to the finish line by .740 seconds. Locked into a top-10 spot in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Busch added three bonus points to his Chase-opening total with his fourth win of the season.

Kyle Busch wins at Bristol for 60th Nationwide victory

Pulling away from runner-up Brad Keselowski over a green-flag run that consumed the final 72 laps, Kyle Busch won his sixth NNS event at the .533-mile short track. The victory was his ninth of the season and the series-record 60th of his career.

Busch holds of Peters in wild Bristol finish

Kyle Busch looks to sweep NASCAR racing at Bristol Motor Speedway. He began that quest with a Wednesday night victory on the Camping World Truck Series.

Kyle Busch holds off Brad Keselowski for Cup win at the Glen

Having surrendered the lead late in the last two NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Watkins Glen International, Kyle Busch reversed the trend Sunday in winning the Cheez-It 355 at the 2.45-mile road course by .486 seconds over runner-up Brad Keselowski.

Kyle Busch survives late restart for Nationwide win at the Brickyard

That Kyle Busch beat runner-up Brian Scott to the finish line by 2.141 seconds belies the difficulty Busch experienced on the final restart on Lap 95 of 100, when Joey Logano squeezed Busch into Turn 1 and allowed Scott to take the lead.

Kyle Busch saves fuel, wins 58th career Nationwide race at Loudon

The driver of the No. 54 Toyota crossed the stripe at the end of the third green-white-checker, .466 seconds ahead of runner-up Brian Vickers, as Joe Gibbs Racing drivers Busch, Vickers and Matt Kenseth led all 213 laps of a race that went 13 laps beyond its scheduled distance.

Kyle Busch pulls away for third Truck Series win at Dover

The victory was owner/driver Kyle Busch's second of the season, his second win in a row, his third at Dover and the 32nd of his career.

Kyle Busch leads 186 laps en route to record win at Charlotte

Kyle Busch beat Kasey Kahne to the finish line by .939 seconds to claim a record seventh NNS victory at Charlotte, breaking a tie with Mark Martin for supremacy at the speedway. In winning for the sixth time in nine starts this season, Busch extended his record for all-time NNS wins to 57.

Kyle Busch breaks “drought” with NASCAR Camping World Truck Series win at Charlotte

Kyle Busch, who owns his own truck, charged from the back of the field after a pit road penalty to win in the series for the first time since Sept. 24, 2011 at New Hampshire. The victory was Busch’s fifth at Charlotte and the 31st of his career in 107 starts.

Kyle Busch dominates Darlington for 56th Nationwide win

The victory was Kyle Busch's fifth in eight NNS starts this season. Busch, who led 107 of 147 laps, extended his career win record in the series to 56. Busch scored a perfect Driver Rating of 150.0, his 16th perfect rating since NASCAR started keeping the statistic in 2005.

NASCAR National Series News And Notes: Streaking Busch Faces Kansas Challenge

The 1.5-mile track, resurfaced last summer, has been a speed bump, of sorts, for Kyle Busch.
He’s without a NASCAR Sprint Cup victory or a top-five finish in 11 starts at Kansas Speedway, where Busch’s best performance is a seventh in 2006. Busch also has finished off the lead lap in five races – a rarity.

Busch caps perfect weekend with Cup win at Texas

Yes, Kyle Busch capped a perfect weekend when he took the checkered flag .508 seconds ahead of runner-up Martin Truex Jr. But Busch’s first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory at Texas, his second of the season and the 26th of his career started with a pole-winning run on Friday that afforded him the luxury of picking the No. 1 pit stall.

Dominant Kyle Busch wins fourth Nationwide race of 2013

Winless in his own Nationwide equipment last year, Kyle Busch visited Victory Lane for the fourth time in six races this season, becoming the first driver in series history to win four of the first six.

Kyle Busch wins dramatic Auto Club 400

Kyle Busch made it a sweep of NASCAR's races this weekend at Auto Club Speedway while Joey Lagano and Denny Hamlin's continued fued was the talk of the post-race festivities while quietly Dale Earnhardt Jr. took over the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series points lead- it was some kind of weekend in Southern California!

Kyle Busch wins Auto Club NASCAR Nationwide Series race

Kyle Busch finished .834 seconds ahead of Nationwide Series points leader Sam Hornish Jr. to claim his sixth win at the two-mile track and the ninth straight for Joe Gibbs Racing, extending the record for consecutive victories for a Nationwide car owner at a single speedway.

Kyle Busch wins NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Bristol

Kyle Busch led 92 of the first 225 laps, however the run for the money began about Lap 230 when Busch and Kevin Harvick approached a five-car group of slower cars. It took nearly 10 laps for the lead duo to clear the pack and, by the time they did, Kyle Larson was applying pressure.

Busch dominates at Phoenix for 52nd Nationwide win

Working his way through traffic in short order, Kyle Busch passed Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Matt Kenseth for the lead on Lap 89. He lost the top spot briefly by pitting under caution on Lap 152, as Brad Keselowski and three other drivers remained on the track, but Busch regained the lead on Lap 164, clearing Keselowski as the cars streaked into Turn 3.

Sauter holds off Busch for Daytona Truck Series victory

The race’s sixth caution was thrown just after Johnny Sauter took the white flag, allowing him to keep Kyle Busch at bay and hang on for the race win. Sauter’s trip to Gatorade Victory Lane in the No. 98 Carolina Nut Co./Curb Records Toyota marks his seventh career win in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. His previous best finish at Daytona was 17th place.

Duel in the sun: Harvick, Kyle Busch grab Daytona victories

Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch locked themselves into the second row of the 2013 Daytona 500 starting grid by virtue of their wins in Thursday's Budweiser Duels.

Kyle Busch capitalizes on late caution for Richmond win

The win was Kyle Busch's first of the season and the 24th of his career, tying him with his brother, 2004 NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Kurt Busch, for 26th all-time.

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