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NNS: Kyle Busch Captures Bristol Win

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Kyle Busch captured the victory this afternoon at the Bristol Motor Speedway by leading a total of 120 of the 300 laps to make up the 32nd annual Drive to Stop Diabetes 300. Busch scored his 65th NASCAR victory this afternoon as it was his 274th start in the series. This was his seventh victory at the 0.533 mile oval that’s located in Tennessee.  

Kyle Larson came home in second after starting the event from his first ever pole. Though Larson only led two laps during the afternoon, he nearly caught race leader Kyle Busch for the lead but just couldn’t quite catch him in the closing laps. Larson lost the race by just 1.441 seconds.

After starting the day from sixth, Kevin Harvick finished the day with a third place finish in the No. 5 Chevrolet. Today was Harvick’s second start of the 2014 racing season and earned his second top-five finish this year. It was his 303rd career start in the NASCAR Nationwide Series.

Regan Smith will leave the Bristol Motor Speedway with the points lead. Bayne is currently just one point behind smith with Ty Dillon eight points behind the leader. Chase Elliott and Elliott Sadler rounds out the top-five.

The next race for the NASCAR Nationwide Series will be next Saturday at the Auto Club Speedway. Race coverage will begin at 4:30 p.m. Et, live on ESPN. The Motor Racing Network will carry the live radio broadcast of the event. You can listen on numerous radio stations around the country, TuneIn application or on AudioNow by dialing 1-832-999-1717 on your mobile phone.

Brett Winningham

Brett has been following the sport of NASCAR since the beginning of the 2006 NASCAR Sprint Cup season. Since Brett was 13, he has had a passion of chasing a job in sports that not many get the opportunity of doing. He has been in the NASCAR media since the middle of the 2010 season. Since then, he has been a part of many racing podcast shows to improve his talents. You can find him on twitter @NASCAR_Brett.


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