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Busch’s Best: Kyle Busch’s Top 5 Career Races

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After winning his 225th NASCAR national touring series race, Kyle Busch continues to climb the ladder of the most prolific drivers in stock car history. With the win, Busch surpassed Richard Petty for most consecutive Cup Series seasons with a race win. The Daily Downforce looks back at “KFB’s” top career moments.

5: 2022 Pala Casino 400

The final race at Auto Club Speedway gave fans quite the show. Michael Rooker, the actor that played “Rowdy” in Days of Thunder, gave the command to start engines.

It was a Rowdy bookend with Kyle “Rowdy” Busch putting a punctuation on the Fontana track in just his second race with Richard Childress Racing. The win has fans believing Busch is back.

4: 2005 Sony HD 500

This race was the first drop in the bucket of a storied career. 19-year-old Kyle Busch qualified 25th, but found his way to the front and lead 95 laps on his way to his first career win in the Cup Series.

He finished ahead of spring race winner Greg Biffle on his way to becoming the youngest driver to win at the top level of NASCAR. Watch from the final restart as Busch holds Biffle off:

3: 2011 Food City 250

As Busch raced for his 50th career Xfinity win, it came down to a bumper. Competing against his then-teammate at Joe Gibbs Racing, Joey Logano, the final checkered flag flew with Busch getting the edge by a nose. Catch the epic battle:

2: 2015 Ford EcoBoost 400

As Jeff Gordon strapped in for the final race of his career (one-offs and fill-ins notwithstanding), he, Kyle Busch, Martin Truex Jr., and Kevin Harvick were all in contention for the Cup championship. Despite missing 11 races with a broken leg, Rowdy was in a position to win it all with a win at Homestead.

He held off a late charge by Harvick to win his first Cup championship. Catch the momentous occasion as the Candy Man put the M&M’s car in victory lane.

1: 2019 Auto Club 400

Despite a late race caution, Busch cruised to victory in the 2019 edition of Fontana’s Auto Club race. Mike Joy had the call as Kyle Busch joined legendary Richard Petty by winning his 200th NASCAR touring series race.

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