Kyle Busch won his fourth NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) race this season in Saturday night's Nationwide Series race at Nashville Superspeedway. Busch started from the pole and led four times for 173 laps. The win is Busch's 25th career NNS ...
Kyle Busch won his fourth NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) race this season in Saturday night's Nationwide Series race at Nashville Superspeedway. Busch started from the pole and led four times for 173 laps.
The win is Busch's 25th career NNS victory and it marks the 27th win for Toyota since joining the series in 2007.
Camry drivers Jason Leffler (fifth), Michael McDowell (eighth) and Brad Coleman (10th) also posted top-10 finishes.
Toyota drivers Scott Lagasse Jr., (11th), Burney Lamar (15th), Kevin Conway (23rd), Marc Davis (25th), Michael Annett (27th) and Trevor Bayne (28th) were also in the field.
Busch maintains the unofficial NNS points lead by 65 points over second-place, Carl Edwards, and Leffler currently ranks third (123 points behind Busch).
JASON LEFFLER, No. 38 Great Clips Toyota Camry, Braun Racing
Finishing Position: 5th
How tough was it to finish fifth with no power steering? "It was really tough. Where it showed up was in traffic and on restarts and stuff. If I caught people one-on-one I could go by them. Just getting in hard, it was ripping the wheel out of my hand and stuff, but we'll work on that. The guys, Scott Zipadelli (crew chief) -- they all did a great job. Pit road the guys have been doing a great job for me all year long. I have to thank everybody at Braun, Great Clips, Dollar General and all our sponsors -- Todd Braun, Ralph Braun and the whole Braun family for what they do. I'm looking forward to going to Kentucky and maybe getting that 50-grand that Nationwide is putting up."
MICHAEL MCDOWELL, No. 47 Constructionjobs.com Toyota Camry, JTG-Daugherty Racing
Finishing Position: 8th
Were you happy with your race tonight? "It was kind of was a struggle really. We really struggled with the car the first half of the race but we made more adjustments and got it pretty close handling at the end and then with about 70 to go we went down a cylinder -- unfortunate because we were starting to make some progress. It's disappointing for sure starting third and dropping back to eighth, but for us right now we only have four or five races left so top-10's are good and hopefully we get in the top-10 in points. It's good to be disappointed with a top-10 for us."
BRAD COLEMAN, No. 20 Rudy's.com Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing
Finishing Position: 10th
SCOTT LAGASSE JR., No. 11 America's Incredible Pizza Company Toyota Camry, CJM Racing
Finishing Position: 11th
BURNEY LAMAR, No. 32 Dollar General Toyota Camry, Braun Racing
Finishing Position: 15th
KEVIN CONWAY, No. 87 Extenze Toyota Camry, NEMCO Motorsports
Finishing Position: 23rd
MARC DAVIS, No. 10 The Word Network & WHUR Radio Toyota Camry, Braun Racing
Finishing Position: 25th
MICHAEL ANNETT, No. 15 Pilot Travel Centers Toyota Camry, Germain Racing
Finishing Position: 27th
TREVOR BAYNE, No. 99 Toyota Camry, Michael Waltrip Racing
Finishing Position: 28th
What happened to take you out of the race? "We had a great car, but we just got caught up in somebody else's mistake. I have to thank Michael Waltrip and Gary Bechtel for this wonderful opportunity. I learned a lot this weekend from Jerry Baxter and I am looking forward to my next seven races with them."
-credit: toyota motorsports