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The Pit Stop


July 31, 2010 10:18 PM

Kyle Just Keeps On Winning

Kyle Busch Iowa.jpgNationwide Series drivers are back in Iowa for the second time ever. Trevor Bayne who is on a hot streak is on the poll for the third race in a row for the U.S. Cellular 250 presented by Northland Oil & John Deere . The special feat has only been done before by a couple drivers including Mark Martin and Jeff Gordon.

"Looking fowards to today's race," said Kyle Busch.

"Great Clips Camry is really good," said Jason Leffler.

The green flag drops and we quickly get to big wreck in the back as the cars of Taylor Malsam, Mike Bliss and Morgan Shepherd get together. Kyle Busch continued to lead more laps as Trevor Bayne started to get hot and was challenging Trevor for the lead of the race. At lap 42 though Reed Sorenson crashes hard to bring out the caution and then the red flag.
"Blew a right front out there," said Reed Sorenson.

After the yellow flag finally came out the leaders pitted and Kyle Busch was able to win the race off pit road. The green flag drops again and Trevor Bayne wound up back in second place trying to go down low for a pass on Kyle Busch for the lead of the race, At lap 76 though with the use of some slow cars he was able to get the lead of the race. Then it was Kyle Busch trying to pass Trevor on the low side for the lead.

The next caution finally comes out at lap 94 as Colin Braun spins out. Brian Keselowski with nowhere to go winds up smashing into him and then winds up also taking out Paul Menard and Brendan Gaughan. This one also brought out the red flag.
Colin stated that he was a little off all week and that a tire blew. Brendan stated that he was passing cars on the outside and the hole closed for him when Carl Edwards took the spot.

When the cars started up again the leaders all pitted and Kyle Busch was able to win the race off pit road again. It was another short green flag run and at alp 106 it was Paul Menard spinning out.

This time after the green flag dropped Kyle was able to pull away from the field. At lap 135 Kyle had a three plus lead over Trevor. Green flag racing finally stopped on lap 162 as Brian Scott crashes due to a blown tire.

The leaders pit again and Kyle Busch easily wins the race off pit road. Kevin Harvick this time was in second place trying to get the lead from Kyle. With 50 laps left Kyle was leading Kevin by over 2 seconds.

A couple more laps go by and Kenny Wallace brings the caution out for slamming the wall. This time when the leaders pitted it was Kevin Harvick going for only two tires to take the lead of the race. A few other cars also did the same thing to ahead of Kyle Busch that took four.

The green flag drops again and Kyle quickly marched his way to second place in a couple of laps. At the end of 25 laps left in the race Kyle and his fresh tires was finally able to get the lead of race from Kevin.

Kyle kept on improving on his lead over Kevin until he won yet another Nationwide Series Race.

"We were able to dial it in," said Kyle Busch.

"Car was really loose on the restarts, said Kevin Harvick.

Trevor Bayne stated that as the race went on the car got tighter.

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