Kyle Busch didn’t just win, he took the entire field to school Saturday night. Busch led 163 of the 267 laps to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway. Busch took the lead for the final time with 19 laps to go after a furious battle with Joey Logano and was able to go on to score his 31st career win and his second at the 1.5 mile speedway in Sparta Kentucky.
“It was fun, “ Busch said. “Certainly when you have a great race car like that, it makes it nothing but fun.”
Busch who missed the 11 races in the first part of the season after crashing headlong into a concrete wall at the season opening Xfinity Series race at Daytona and breaking his leg and foot, scored his second win of the season in just his seventh race back. Behind Logano, Denny Hamlin, who fought back from two laps down after pit road issues was third, Carl Edwards fourth and Matt Kenseth fifth. Having all four of their cars in the top five for Joe Gibbs Racing marked the first time since August 2008 at Michigan that a team (Roush-Fenway Racing) had all four of their cars finish in the top five. MORE>>>