AVONDALE, Ariz. — Kyle Busch simply is aware of the way to victory lane at ISM Raceway.
Even after the track was reconfigured.
Busch took the lead shortly after the begin of the final level Saturday and cruised to his 2nd consecutive Xfinity Series victory – and his eleventh on the mile-lengthy song simply out of doors Phoenix.
“If I’m allowed to race, I’m going to enter a race and try to exit there and win,” said Busch, whose victories at Las Vegas and now this weekend supply him 198 in NASCAR’s pinnacle three collection.
Busch became pushed the primary 1/2 of the race by way of Christopher Bell, who received the pole and were continuously quickest in exercise.
But the whole lot modified when Stephen Leicht, a automobile in lapped traffic, blew his engine close to the start-finish line and despatched a cloud of smoke billowing across the tune.
Busch turned into already in advance of him, but Bell and 2nd-vicinity Justin Allgaier were blinded. Throw in some oil that blanketed the floor and each of them wound up backing into the wall.
Allgaier controlled to finish 14th, one lap down, however Bell’s day turned into accomplished.
NASCAR CUP: Drivers Daniel Suarez and Michael McDowell have been involved in a submit-qualifying combat earlier than exercise Saturday for the Cup Series race at Avondale, Arizona.
Suarez turned into disappointed that McDowell impeded his fastest qualifying lap, stalking him after each have been removed in the first qualifying session Friday. Suarez then hopped a concrete barrier and scuffled with McDowell, spinning and throwing him to the ground.