An odd pairing: Bourbon balls and Kyle Busch

Kyle Busch cooks for a media event at Kentucky Speedway on Wednesday June 13, 2012 (Kentucky Speedway)
Kyle Busch cooks for a media event at Kentucky Speedway on Wednesday June 13, 2012 (Kentucky Speedway)

Kyle Busch traded his NASCAR firesuit for a chef’s jacket Wednesday. The winner of the inaugural NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Kentucky Speedway, returned to the commonwealth for a media event that featured Busch preparing a Kentucky culinary staple; bourbon balls.

Busch started the event by being asked if he had ever sampled the culinary delight familiar to Kentuckians.

“Never heard of them,” Busch said.MORE>>>

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