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Speedway and fourth at both Texas Motor Speedway and Phoenix International Raceway. Busch, who had already overcome so much to reach this point, knew winning his fi rst NASCAR Sprint Cup Series title was not going to be easy. What was probably the biggest challenge was that Homestead-Miami Speedway was not a racetrack he considered one of his best — he had an average fi nish of 23.1 in his fi rst 10 starts. However, Busch had plenty of motivation to carry him over that hurdle. The 30 year old was hoping to turn what was once a nightmare year into During the summer months, holding the checkered fl ag became a regular thing for Kyle Busch. He had four victories in a fi ve-race span, including three consecutive — his triumph at Indianapolis Motor Speedway capped this remarkable run. a dream season. In order to that, though, he had to beat Jeff Gordon, Kevin Harvick and Martin Truex Jr. to the checkered fl ag. After starting third, he ran near the front most of the race and was poised to win his fi rst title. However, a late caution came out, setting up the drivers with one last sprint to the fi nish. When the green fl ag waved, Busch shot to the front of the fi eld and remained there all the way to the checkered fl ag. It appeared Harvick might make a run at him with less than 10 laps remaining, but Busch created plenty of separation on the way to winning his fi rst NASCAR The four-championship eligible drivers — Kevin Harvick (No. 4), Kyle Busch (No. 18), Jeff Gordon (No. 24) and Martin Truex Jr. (No. 78) — made a push for the lead during a restart in the Ford EcoBoost 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway. 100 ANTHEM MOTORSPORTS ANNUAL


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