The last time Kyle Busch visited Watkins Glen International he finished the weekend celebrating his second NASCAR Sprint Cup series win at the 2.45-mile road course. Most of the race was led by road course ace Marcos Ambrose but pit strategy put Busch in the lead late in the going. He would go on to lead 29 laps and survive three late race restarts including a restart caused by an Ambrose crash for his second win at the Glen his first coming in 2008.
Busch returned to the Glen Friday as the NASCAR Sprint Cup series prepared for Sunday’s Cheez-It 355 at the Glen. Busch met with the media and said he has been looking forward to coming back here.
“This is always a place that we enjoy coming to,” Busch said. “It’s a good place for me here the last few years and so I’m looking forward to this weekend both on the Nationwide side and the Sprint Cup side. Practice was a little shaky this morning I guess for the 54 car (NNS), but all in all we have decent speed. Definitely not as good of speed as we want compared to those cars that are fast and we’ll just have to continue to work on that.”
Busch said that unlike the oval tracks the restarts at the Glen can get crazy. MORE>>>