Two down, one to go: Kyle Busch goes for Las Vegas weekend sweep
LAS VEGAS — Kyle Busch will aim for a tripleheader weekend sweep with a hometown flavor Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Busch completed the first two legs of the trifecta by scoring a dominating win in Friday’s Gander Outdoors Truck Series event, then surviving a pair of overtime attempts in Saturday’s Xfinity Series race. His attempt at the triple will come in Sunday’s Pennzoil 400 (3:30 p.m. ET, FOX, PRN, SiriusXM) for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.
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“I thought this would be the toughest of the three,” Busch said from Victory Lane after Saturday’s Xfinity Series event. “We had a fast race car but we could never get the balance even in the race right there. I was either way too tight or way too loose, I could never find a happy medium. Overall, I feel like the Cup car is pretty good. The M&M’s Chocolate Bar Camry got some speed to it as well and we ran a lot out there in traffic and the pack. So it will be interesting tomorrow.”
Busch is the only driver in NASCAR history to have won races in three national series at the same track in the same weekend. Both of those came at Bristol Motor Speedway, first in 2010 and most recently in 2017.
Busch’s triumph in Saturday’s Xfinity event gave him a total of 197 wins in NASCAR national series competition. Five of those have come at 1.5-mile Las Vegas Motor Speedway — one in the Monster Energy Series (2009), two in Xfinity (2016, ’19) and two in Trucks (2018, ’19).
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