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April 19, 2010 7:33 PM

Kyle Gets Five In A Row

Fifteen drivers who started in the first race of the day are going for an extra 300 more miles as persistent rains pushed a Saturday race back until Monday evening. Joey Logano is the poll sitter and doing double duty today after getting involved in a big wreck earlier today.

Joey logano started out leading laps and then the competition caution came out on lap 26. The leaders pitted and Kyle Busch was able to get the lead of the race. The green flag drops again and Kyle starts to break out to a one second lead.

At lap 50 Kyle Busch had around a 2 second lead over Joey Logano, by lap 65 it was up to four seconds. Two laps later and Trevor Bayne hits Justin Lofton sending him into the wall big time. "He(Trevor) bounced off the wall," said Justin Lofton.

The leaders pit and Kyle Busch wins the race off pit road.

The green flag dropped and Kyle quickly took the lead of the race. Clint Boyer wound up getting wobbly, but did not bring out the caution. Then at lap 81 he brought out the caution for a tire that out on his car. The safer barrier wound up having to get repaired which extended the caution time a bit

The green flag dropped on lap 89 Kyle Busch was leading more laps. By lap 130 his lead over Carl Edwards was around 2 seconds. A couple laps later and green flag pit stops were starting big time. During the pit stops Carl Edwards wound up with a broken axel killing a good finish for him. He had to behind the wall for repairs.

Around lap 150 some teams were worried they would not make it on fuel if it went the rest of the way with no more cautions.

The caution though saved every driver with 32 laps left as Ricky Stenhouse spins out. Jason Leffler with a two tire stop was able to win the race off pit road with Joey Logano coming out in second.

With 26 laps left the green flag dropped and Joey quickly took the lead of the race as Jason Leffler quickly fell backwards. Then Kyle Busch and Joey Logano were fighting for the race lead. It took a few laps and Kyle was back into the lead again.

Kyle was able to go on and with the race. It is his fifth win in a row as a Nationwide Series driver at this track.
"Such a great racecar," said Kyle Busch. "It seemed liked he(Joey) got a little bit tight."
"My car was just too loose," said Joey on the end of the race.

Brad Keselowski stated that he had a fast car.


"Broke first gear," said Carl Edwards.

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