Kyle Busch and Matt Kenseth had fans at the edge of their seats as they raced side-by-side for the lead in the final 30 laps of the Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway.
Busch took over the lead with about 10 laps to go, but a late caution gave Kenseth and the rest of the field on final shot at Busch for the NASCAR XFINITY Series win in Kansas. But Busch proved his dominance and pulled away from the field to win the Kansas Lottery 300 for the second year in a row.
“This track is so fast,” said Busch. “On that final restart, we never lifted.”
XFINITY Series points leader Chris Buescher overcame a pit road speeding penalty to finish sixth. He leads the point standings by 27 points over second place Chase Elliott with three races remaining in the 2015 season.
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series had two practice sessions on Saturday for tomorrow’s Hollywood Casino 400. Pole sitter Brad Keselowski was fastest in the first practice with three-time Kansas Speedway winner Jimmie Johnson fastest in final practice.
Racing resumes tomorrow with the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (Hollywood Casino 400, the fifth race in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup), and tickets are currently on sale and available by calling 866.460.7223, by logging onto www.kansasspeedway.com or at Gate B on the day of the race.
Parking is always free at Kansas Speedway and fans can bring in one 14x14x14-inch soft-sided cooler with their favorite food and beverages.
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