In 18 starts in NASCAR's premier series at Bristol, Busch has compiled five wins, eight top fives, 12 top 10s and 1,431 laps led.
One would think that since Kyle Busch and Joe Gibbs have dominated the Bristol 500 race that they would be favorites hands down but this is the new Gen-6 car and nothing this season is set in stone.
Bristol focus: Kahne, Vickers and Montoya
Tennessee University Goes Primetime at Bristol Night Race
Denny Hamlin got around the .533-mile banked oval in 14.761 seconds, 129.991 mph to earn the 18th pole of his career.
Denny Hamlin grabbed the Coors Light Pole for NASCAR Sprint Cup's night ace at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Driver of No. 38 Ford Always Fast at Fan-Favorite Track
"You have to have great communicate between the driver and spotter. You have got to be ready for anything." Bobby Labonte
Brian Vickers returns to the track to mark his one year anniversary driving for Michael Waltrip Racing in the Sprint Cup series.