Busch Dominates Bristol To Win Nationwide Race
"Whether you're booing or cheering, glad you're here," Busch said over the public address system. "Hope you're booing more tomorrow when we take home another trophy."
It wouldn't be out of the question for Busch, who will be going for a Bristol sweep in Saturday night's Sprint Cup Series race. He won Wednesday night's Truck Series race and dominated Friday night's Nationwide Series race, starting from the pole and leading 228 of the 250 laps.
His win Friday night was his 60th Nationwide series win of his career, and 120th spanning NASCAR's three national series. It was also his 15th of the season after winning just one race in all three series last season.
Brad Keselowski was second, followed by Austin Dillon, Justin Allgaier, Kyle Larson, Trevor Bayne, Ty Dillon, Kasey Kahne, Brian Scott and Elliott Sadler.
Sam Hornish Jr. entered the race as the Nationwide Series points leader but had a spark plug wire problem and finished 12th. He has a six-point lead over Austin Dillon, who gained two spots in the standings.
Busch, meanwhile, won't have such an easy go of it in Saturday night's Cup race after a spin in qualifying prevented him from making a lap. He'll start last in the 43-car field and have to fight hard to avoid being lapped early on the .533-mile bullring.
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