By Reid Spencer NASCAR Wire Service Is winning Bruton Smith’s $1-million bonus a realistic possibility? CONCORD, N.C.— Kyle Busch calls it a 300-to-1 shot. Jimmie Johnson, on the other hand, doesn’t discount the prospect of winning Bruton’s Big Bonus nearly that much. Track owner Bruton Smith, chairman of Speedway Motorsports Inc., has offered a $1-million [...]
By Reid Spencer NASCAR Wire Service DARLINGTON, S.C.—Kyle Busch kept it simple Friday night at Darlington Raceway. The strategy was basic—win the pole, stay out front and win the race with the strongest car, and Busch did an admirable job in every category. He dusted the rest of the field at the venerable track in [...]
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service FONTANA, Calif. – Denny Hamlin and Joey Logano knocked each other off the race track on the final lap of Sunday’s Auto Club 400 — allowing Kyle Busch to steal the win — but it was Tony Stewart who left Auto Club Speedway fighting mad.
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service FONTANA, Calif. — Those who know the history of the Royal Purple 300 also know that Kyle Busch’s victory Saturday at Auto Club Speedway was all but a foregone conclusion. Busch finished .834 seconds ahead of Nationwide Series leader Sam Hornish Jr. to claim his sixth win at the [...]
By Seth Livingstone, Special to NASCAR News Service BRISTOL, Tenn. — Despite transitioning to the all-new Gen-6 car, the early 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series standings bear a remarkable resemblance to those at the conclusion of 2012 when it was Jimmie Johnson chasing Brad Keselowski going into championship weekend at Homestead, Fla. Keselowski, coming off [...]