Saturday, March 16, 2013

Kyle Busch on Pole for Food City 500 at Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn. — Kyle Busch’s day didn’t start all that great when he made contact with David Gilliland during practice, but it ended a whole lot better when won the pole Friday for the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Busch drove his Joe Gibbs Racing car to a track-record lap of 14.813 seconds for a speed of 129.535 mph around the 0.533-mile concrete oval.

Ryan Newman had the previous track record at 128.709, set in March 2003.

The pole was the first at Bristol for Busch, who has five Cup wins at the track but a best starting spot of ninth.

“It was a great job by all these guys,” Busch said. “They work hard. … It’s cool to have a car out front at Bristol. It helps you a little bit.

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