Kyle Busch Comes Up Short in Sprint Cup Title Defense

By Brian Eberly, Contributing Writer Kyle Busch came up short in defending his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship on Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway, finishing sixth in the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota. Busch finished third in the championship standings, five points behind race-winner and seven-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson and two points behind second-place...
Via Motorsports Tribune
9 days ago

Kyle Busch's effort for back-to-back championships 'just slipped away'

Kyle Busch entered the Ford EcoBoost 400 with hopes of becoming the 11th driver in NASCAR history to win back-to-back championships.In a wild finish with several restarts in the final 20 laps, Busch ended up making a late pit stop for tires and finished sixth place, good enough for third in the championship standings.“You certainly wish you could go back-to-back, but there's been...
Via FOX Sports
9 days ago

WATCH: Kyle Busch Finishes 6th at Homestead

CUP: Kyle Busch brings home a 6th place finish in Miami and ends up 3rd in the final Chase standings.
Via FOX Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnson ties Petty and Earnhardt with 7th NASCAR Sprint Cup championship

In NASCAR, it’s not about where you start but where you finish. After having to start at the back of the field, Jimmie Johnson marched through from 40th place and dodged a big accident late in the race to make history. Not only did Johnson win the Ford EcoBoost 400, he tied legends like Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt by winning his 7th NASCAR Sprint Cup championship. In all...
Via The Comeback
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Second consecutive championship “wasn’t meant to be” for Kyle Busch (video)

It was an up and down night for Kyle Busch at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Via CSN Chicago
9 days ago

Busch is overshadowed but far from overmatched in repeat bid

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) Kyle Busch is hardly the people's choice. His championship run last year was overshadowed by Jeff Gordon's farewell. His quest to repeat probably ranks behind Tony Stewart's retirement and Jimmie Johnson's shot at making history. He's overlooked but far from overmatched. Busch might even be the man to beat in the NASCAR finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: CUP: Kyle Busch Finishes Second at Phoenix

NASCAR: Kyle Busch brings home a second place finish at Phoenix, good enough to move him into the Championship 4 at Miami.
Via FOX Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Busch wins Xfinity race as inaugural Chase field is set

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) Kyle Busch won for the 10th time in the Xfinity Series this season with a victory at Phoenix International Raceway on the night NASCAR's second-tier series' set its inaugural championship field. NASCAR this season rolled out the Chase for its lower two national series with the same elimination format as the Sprint Cup Series. All four spots in the title race...
Via Associated Press
17 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR to limit Premier Series driver participation in lower series

In a move designed to hopefully promote driver development, NASCAR announced on Wednesday that it will limit the number of events a Premier Series driver can enter in the XFINITY Series and the Camping World Truck Series, beginning next season.In a release, NASCAR said that it hopes this will "put an even brighter spotlight on the next generation of stars and bolster the identity...
Via FOX Sports
October 26, 2016

Kyle Busch follows up on promise to homecoming kids

Kyle Busch followed up on a winning promise at Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway, creating more special memories for Holman Head, a special-needs student at Auburn High School in Auburn, Alabama.To recap, Holman was asked to his homecoming dance earlier in the month by a lifelong friend, Taylor Johnson. Taylor knew Kyle Busch was Holman’s favorite...
Via FOX Sports
October 25, 2016

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