Kyle Busch led 137 of the 200 laps in tonight's NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) race at Charlotte's Lowe's Motor Speedway en route to his ninth win of the season in the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota Camry. With tonight's win, Busch swept both...
Kyle Busch led 137 of the 200 laps in tonight's NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) race at Charlotte's Lowe's Motor Speedway en route to his ninth win of the season in the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota Camry.
With tonight's win, Busch swept both NNS races at Lowe's Motor Speedway in 2008. He also won the May NNS race driving the Braun Racing Camry.
Tonight's win is the 19th for Toyota in NNS competition this season with wins coming from Busch (nine), Tony Stewart (five), Denny Hamlin (four) and Logano (one).
Brian Vickers (third) and Mike Wallace (10th) also had top-10 finishes at Charlotte.
Camry drivers Joey Logano (14th), Dave Blaney (17th), Jason Leffler (18th) and David Reutimann (24th) also participated in the 300-mile event.
Four Camry drivers are in the top-10 in the NNS point standings, including Busch (sixth), Reutimann (seventh), Wallace (eighth) and Leffler (ninth).
MIKE WALLACE, No. 7 GEICO Toyota Camry, Germain Racing
Can you talk about your top-10 finish tonight? "Lowe's (Motor Speedway) is a track where I've enjoyed a lot of good runs, I was tenth here in May on the white flag lap, but, I was wrecked out coming to take the checkered. That's kind of been my luck here. Great runs, without the finishes. The GEICO Camry was excellent tonight. We had no adjustments on pit road -- the car was that good. The GEICO crew did a great job putting the car back together after our trip through the grass and I am really happy we were able to come out of the Dollar General 300 with a top-ten finish."
JOEY LOGANO, No. 20 Farm Bureau Insurance Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing
How was your race tonight? "Man, that turned out to be one of the longest nights of my life. It was tough trying to come back with a broken race car. I feel bad for the guys. It looked really good for us early on. I started out pretty tight but then I was able to get in the lead and stay there for a lot of laps. Then we tried to loosen it up a bit and went a little too far, so we fell back on the next restart. But we had a good handle on where we wanted to go from there. Then, all of a sudden, I went outside to pass the 10 (Dave Blaney) and I have no idea what happened. It felt like a big gust of wind took the nose right up into the wall or something. It was weird. After that, we just tried the best we could. That's one of the hardest things to do in racing."
DAVE BLANEY, No. 10 Dollar General Toyota Camry, Braun Racing
JASON LEFFLER, No. 38 Great Clips Toyota Camry, Braun Racing
DAVID REUTIMANN, No. 99 Aaron's 'Dream Machine' Toyota Camry, Michael Waltrip Racing
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