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Kyle Busch sweeps away competition at Bristol Motor Speedway

August 21st, 2010 11:54 pm by Dave Ongie

Kyle Busch sweeps away competition at Bristol Motor Speedway

Kyle Busch celebrates after winning the Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday night. Photo by Erica Yoon.



BRISTOL, Tenn. — Kyle Busch made it look as easy as one, two, three.


For the first time in NASCAR history, one driver swept the Camping World Truck, Nationwide and Sprint Cup races in a single weekend when Busch won the inaugural Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday night.


“What a weekend,” Busch said over the radio as he cruised through turn three for the final time.


Indeed it was. After starting 19th, Busch dominated the 100th Cup race run at BMS, leading 282 laps on the night. He took the lead for the final time on lap 429, wrestling it away from David Reutimann coming out of turn four. He sailed away from there, cruising into the history books during an 86-lap green flag stretch at the end of the race.


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