Saturday, July 11, 2015

Kyle Busch masters temporary aero-package at Kentucky, second win of 2015

Las Vegas Kyle Busch's win pays out at 10/1 odds in the books.
Kyle Busch went toe-to-toe with Joey Logano to win the Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway on Saturday.

Busch led for 163 of the 267 laps in the race, maintaining a lead over Brad Keselowski in overall laps led at Kentucky.

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"It's pretty cool to come here at Kentucky, one of my favorite places, and score a victory," Busch told NBC Sports after the race. "What a blast. This M&M's team does such a great job."

Busch was competing in just his seventh race of the season after getting injured at Daytona in February. He entered Saturday's race 37th in the season points standings and hopes to qualify for the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Saturday's win moved him up to 35th.

"We've got to score as many points as we possibly can," Busch said. "We led the most laps and won the race, that's all we can do to get ourselves in a position to be in the top 30."

Logano, Denny Hamlin, Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth rounded out the top five.

Keselowski, who won Friday night's XFinity Series race, finished sixth on Saturday, leading 62 laps. Jeff Gordon, who has never won at Kentucky, was seventh in what might have been his final race at the track.

"Kyle and I both had pretty good cars, but we didn't put it together when it counted," Keselowski told NBC Sports after the race.

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