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Busch Likes Battling Michigan NEWS, NOTES & NUMBERS: Toyota Camry drivers have combined for four wins (Kyle Busch -- Las Vegas, Bristol and Richmond; David Reutimann -- Charlotte), 14 top-fives and 27 top-10 finishes through 14 NASCAR Sprint Cup...

Busch Likes Battling Michigan

NEWS, NOTES & NUMBERS: Toyota Camry drivers have combined for four wins (Kyle Busch -- Las Vegas, Bristol and Richmond; David Reutimann -- Charlotte), 14 top-fives and 27 top-10 finishes through 14 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) races in 2009 ... Last year, Camry drivers earned the pole in both NSCS races at Michigan (Busch -- June 13 and Brian Vickers -- Aug. 15) ... Two Camry drivers had top-10s in the June NSCS race at Michigan in 2008 (Vickers -- fourth and Stewart -- fifth).

KYLE BUSCH, No. 18 M&M's Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing

What do you like about racing at Michigan? "It's a race track that has some good history. It's got good asphalt, which is not typical for a race track that got paved in the time that it did. It's still pretty smooth. Its wide-open racing and you can run from top to bottom. The biggest thing is just trying to get grip there. Some guys are able to get it, other guys can't. You can get it for maybe five laps and then you're just out to lunch. The biggest thing is just trying to make your car comfortable and make it last throughout a whole entire run and, of course, make it fast, too."

JOEY LOGANO, No. 20 Home Depot Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing

What will it be like running 'double-duty' in Michigan (NSCS) and Kentucky (NNS) this weekend? "We're going to be running back and forth, but I'm pretty sure I'm going to be able to make it for (NNS) practice and get back for qualifying and the race. Hopefully, if things go right and the schedules stay the same , then I will be able to do both completely. Kentucky is one of the places that I have a lot of experience at, so hopefully we'll be good there. You always wish they were at the same place, but it is what it is."

BRIAN VICKERS, No. 83 Red Bull Toyota Camry, Red Bull Racing Team

Do you look forward to racing at Michigan? "Michigan has been a good race track for us in the past, but just because it's been good in the past doesn't guarantee its going to be good this time. I feel like we've had some really good races there and hopefully we can have some more. I like to go fast and I've always enjoyed those two-mile race tracks. I like Michigan more than California just because the track is more worn out and you slide around a lot and throttle control is really important."

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Series Monster Energy NASCAR Cup
Drivers David Reutimann , Brian Vickers , Kyle Busch
Teams Red Bull Racing , Joe Gibbs Racing