Kyle Busch Wins ISM Raceway NASCAR Championship 4 Set
It's time for the grand finale in stock car racing this coming Sunday (11/18). And the stage is set to determine the champion in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.
The Championship 4 is set following Sunday’s race (11/11) at ISM Raceway in Arizona, with Kyle Busch, Martin Truex Jr. and Kevin Harvick joining Joey Logano in next weekend’s title race at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
There were three spots to fill coming into ISM Raceway. Only Logano had secured a spot in the final four. He did that with his win at Martinsville Speedway.
Then, what was known all year as "The Big 3" with their dominance over the course of the season, all secured those final three slots. They are Kyle Busch, Martin Truex Jr. and Kevin Harvick.
It's a good thing for Logano that he already had his spot secured, because he was out of the Arizona race early with a cut tire. "Rowdy" (Busch) got his spot with the win at ISM Raceway on Sunday, his eighth victory this season.
Truex Jr. with his third Championship 4 appearance in the past four years. And Harvick's fourth Championship 4 appearance in five years in the playoff elimination format. See where everybody finished.
Harvick, Busch and Truex Jr. all have one Monster Energy Series championship to their name. Logano will be racing for his first career championship.