Kyle Busch won his third NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series (NCTS) race of the season Wednesday night at Bristol Motor Speedway. Busch won back-to-back races earlier this season at California (Feb. 23) and Atlanta (March 7). Busch led twice for a...
Kyle Busch won his third NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series (NCTS) race of the season Wednesday night at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Busch won back-to-back races earlier this season at California (Feb. 23) and Atlanta (March 7).
Busch led twice for a race-high 145 of 203 laps in the Billy Ballew Motorsports No. 51 Tundra.
Todd Bodine (second), pole-sitter Scott Speed (third) and Johnny Benson (fourth) also scored top-five finishes for Toyota.
Tundra drivers Mike Skinner (seventh), David Stremme (ninth), Ted Musgrave (10th), Justin Marks (22nd), Terry Cook (23rd), David Starr (29th) and Ken Schrader (33rd) were also in the field.
Busch's win is the eighth of the season for Toyota in NCTS competition, and 47th for the manufacturer since joining the series in 2004.
JOHNNY BENSON, No. 23 EXIDE Batteries Toyota Tundra, Bill Davis Racing
How was your race tonight and how costly was the late pit stop for tires? "Well, it was okay. Trip Bruce (crew chief) and the guys -- week in and week out -- do a great job on this Exide Tundra. We're pretty excited about how the night ended. We were having tire problems like everybody out there. We had to pit. We had to do the safe thing knowing that we could drive up there. We just didn't have enough -- we just didn't have enough green stuff and the yellows kind of caught us in some bad spots. I'm proud of the guys. They did a great job."
Do you have to race more conservatively now that you're leading the point standings? No, not at all. I think we have to win more races to win the championship. We're not going to change anything we've been doing."
MIKE SKINNER, No. 5 Toyota Tundra, Bill Davis Racing
DAVID STREMME, No. 15 Hyprene-Ergon Toyota Tundra, Billy Ballew Motorsports
TED MUSGRAVE, No. 59 Team ASE/Harris Trucking Toyota Tundra, HT Motorsports
JUSTIN MARKS, No. 9 Crocs Toyota Tundra, Germain Racing
TERRY COOK, No. 60 Wyler.com Toyota Tundra, Wyler Racing
DAVID STARR, No. 11 Red Horse Racing Toyota Tundra, Red Horse Racing
KEN SCHRADER, No. 52 Federated Auto Parts Toyota Tundra
-credit: toyota motorsports