Clint Bowyer won the poll earlier today for the 34th race of the Busch Series. The drivers are in Arizona for the Arizona Travel 200.
The start of the race was caution filled with three different cautions. The biggest one occurred on lap 22 as Sam Hornish Jr. spun out and then took out Todd Souza. Sam said that he got squeezed on the bottom of the racetrack and that it was a shame to end early.
After the fourth caution on lap 43 it finally went to a long green flag run that lasted until lap 115 for a debris caution. During this time Kyle Busch rocketed back to the front to lead the race.
With 68 laps left the caution comes out for the spinning car of Brian Vickers with some help from A.J. Allmendinger. The green flag drops and the race quickly goes back to yellow and then to the red flag as J.J. Yeley gets into the back of Jamie McMurray spinning him out. Also getting involved behind Jamie was Greg Biffle, and Steven Wallace, and Jason Keller. “Car was really good,” said Greg. He also stated that he saw someone get into the back of Jamie.
With 53 laps to go Dario Franchitti does a beautiful 360 spin that does bring out caution, but he moves on with little damage to his car. At the lead of the race at this point of time was Kyle Busch.
With 35 laps left Kyle Busch was in the lead with a good challenge from Matt Kenseth. Around 28 laps to go and the rear bumper from the car of Dario Franchitti went on the racetrack to bring out caution nine on the day.
The tenth caution came out with 19 to go for the crashing car of Mike Bliss. At the drop of the green flag Kyle Busch got a great restart and then with three laps to go a wreck involved Richard Johns, Dario Franchitti, David Ragan, and Stanton Barrett. This brought out the second red flag of the day.
After a lengthy cleanup the green/white flags went flying. Kyle Busch gets another great restart and his second win this weekend. The win gives him his fourth Busch Series win of the season.
“It wasn’t that really hard to turn,” said Matt Kenseth who finished in second. Earlier in the race he did lose power steering.
“It means a lot,” said Kyle Busch on this win.
The owners point fight is going to have to go on for one more race with the 29 car owned by Richard Childress only needs just a few more points to win that title.