Kyle Busch wins Brickyard 400 in dominant fashion


INDIANAPOLIS, IN – JULY 24: Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 Skittles Toyota, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Crown Royal Presents the Combat Wounded Coalition 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 24, 2016 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Daniel Shirey/Getty Images)

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Kyle Busch had just enough fuel stored up to outlast a string of late-race cautions and take the checkered flag at the Brickyard 400.

The win marks Busch’s second-straight in the Circle City’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race. The Joe Gibbs driver completed a sweep never before done in NASCAR history: Win both poles and both races in the Xfinity and Sprint Cup series in the same weekend.

Busch led 149 of the races 160 laps, breaking a record previously held by Jeff Gordon. Gordon finished 13th in his return from retirement to the Brickyard 400. Tony Stewart, in his final (planned) Brickyard race, finished 11th.

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