Kyle Busch hit a jackrabbit during final practice for the Toyota / Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway. He damaged his car, but it is not significant enough to be critical; unfortunately the same thing cannot be said for the jackrabbit.
Kyle Busch has the ninth-best average finish of 14.53 in the first 15 races of 2016 despite failing to finish better than 30th in his last four attempts.
Something broke on Kyle Busch’s No. 18, causing his Toyota to burst into flames before lap 50. He finished 40th in the FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway, which is his fourth consecutive sub-30th-place finish this season.
Kyle Busch and Kurt Busch posted the fastest two laps in final practice for the Axalta We Paint Winners 400 at Pocono Raceway. Kyle’s speed was 176.901 mph; Kurt clocked in at 176.800.
Sprint Cup driver Kyle Busch (#18 NOS Energy Drink Toyota) led the first practice session for the XFINITY Series Pocono Green 250 at Pocono Raceway.
The top three starters of the AAA 400 Drive for Autism at Dover International Speedway were all involved in a lap-353, 18-car accident. Pole sitter Kevin Harvick finished 15th and was running at the end, but outside pole winner Dale Earnhardt Jr. and third-place starter Kyle Busch finished 32nd and 30th respectively.
Kyle Busch posted the fastest single lap in the second practice session for the AAA 400 Drive for Autism at Dover International Speedway. His top speed was 157.839 mph.
NASCAR levied a P3 penalty against the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota driven by Kyle Busch for infractions in the Sprint Cup Series GoBowling 400 event on Saturday at Kansas Speedway.
Kyle Busch crashed twice in the 2013 Hollywood Casino 400, but he has been almost perfect in 21 similarly-configured, 1.5-mile track races since then. He has finished on the lead lap in all but one of those events, earned two victories, and has 12 top-fives.
Kyle Busch finished second in the Geico 500 at Talladega SuperSpeedway.
Kyle Busch lightly scraped the wall on the backstretch and lost his race momentum during the final lap of the Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway. That allowed teammate Carl Edwards to get to his back bumper and the No. 19 nudged the 18 out of the lead on the final lap.
Kyle Busch won the last two races and had a 28-race winning streak to his credit entering the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway, but an apparently risky setup on most of the Joe Gibbs Racing contributed to accidents. Kyle Busch crashed three times and ultimately failed to finish on lap 258.
Kyle Busch posted the quickest 10-lap average in Saturday morning’s practice session for the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway. His top speed of 125.569 mph was posted from laps three through 12.
Kyle Busch was fastest in the second practice session for the Food City 500 at Bristol (TN) Motor Speedway.