Kyle Busch hits the wall at New Hampshire placing Chase in jeopardy

LOUDON, NH - SEPTEMBER 27:  Crew members inspect the #18 Pedigree Toyota, driven by Kyle Busch, after an on-track incident during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series SYLVANIA 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on September 27, 2015 in Loudon, New Hampshire.  (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

LOUDON, NH – SEPTEMBER 27: Crew members inspect the #18 Pedigree Toyota, driven by Kyle Busch, after an on-track incident during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series SYLVANIA 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on September 27, 2015 in Loudon, New Hampshire. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Kyle Busch has had some incredible luck this season despite a bad start to the year. That luck ran out Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.  Busch began the NASCAR Sprint Season in a hospital in Daytona Beach Florida. He crashed during the season opening NASCAR Xfinity series race at Daytona breaking his right leg and left foot.

Busch would miss the first 11 races of the season but made an amazing, and quick recovery returning to Sprint Cup racing at Charlotte Motor Speedway in May.  NASCAR granted Busch a waiver to make the Chase provided that he win a race and make his way into the top 30 in points after the September 12 race at Richmond International Raceway. Busch would score four wins, including three in a row leading up to Richmond and easily made the Chase.  With a ninth place finish in the first race of the Chase at Chicagoland, Busch came to New Hampshire third in the Chase standings and with a great deal of confidence having won the race here in July.

After  starting 17th Sunday, Busch was running comfortably inside the top 10, in ninth when disaster struck on lap 159 of the 300. MORE>>>

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