Phoenix: Kyle Busch preview

* Kyle Busch earned victory in the fall race at Phoenix during his rookie year of 2005. * Busch has earned one pole award at Phoenix in the spring of 2006. * In six career starts, Kyle has completed 96 percent of the laps run while leading a...

* Kyle Busch earned victory in the fall race at Phoenix during his rookie year of 2005.

* Busch has earned one pole award at Phoenix in the spring of 2006.

* In six career starts, Kyle has completed 96 percent of the laps run while leading a total of 78 laps.

* Kyle Busch and the No. 18 team are returning to their Snickers colors this weekend for the first time since their historical victory at Atlanta a month ago.

Kyle Busch:

Are you excited to be in Phoenix this weekend?

"Definitely. This has been a pretty good track for us in the past and I feel good about what we're coming here with this weekend. We've got a pole and a win here which is nice. Testing went well for us too when we were here. So we have those notes to pull from. It should be a good weekend. We have the Snickers car again this weekend. That was such a special win for us in Atlanta with that car so I think the team's pretty excited to be running that again. So all in all, it's a weekend I'm excited about and just ready to get going."

What do you think it's going to take to be successful this weekend?

"Well, you're looking at the same issue we've had with this car all along. It just doesn't want to turn. It's so tight all the time and just plows everywhere. Steve [Addington] and all my guys have definitely been earning their money this year. Every time I complain about how tight the car is they just keep working harder to get creative and find new ways to free me up. So I'm sure we'll be battling that again this weekend. But as long as we can get the car to turn in the middle of the corner, then we'll drive the wheels off it and see where we end up at the end of the race."

-credit: jgr

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Series NASCAR Sprint Cup
Drivers Kyle Busch