Can Kyle Busch be stopped?
Not solely is Busch the lone Cup Series driver to finish inside the best 10 every race this season, nonetheless he’s moreover latest off a comeback win closing weekend at Bristol by means of which he wrecked on the race’s first lap. Busch already has three wins this season and swept every races closing yr at Richmond Raceway, web site of Saturday night’s race. His win at Phoenix’s ISM Raceway, on a similar monitor as Richmond, bodes successfully for him inside the first Saturday race of the season.
Richmond is the ninth race of the yr and marks the highest of the first quarter of the 36-race season. It’s the second consecutive week of temporary monitor racing; Richmond’s 0.75-mile D-shaped circuit will help vehicles that lack intermediate-track tempo capitalize on the Monster Energy Series’ front-loaded schedule of temporary tracks.
If any workforce is ready to stopping the Busch’s season-opening tear, it’s Team Penske. All three Penske drivers reside inside the excessive six of Cup Series elements. Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano each have a win this season, and Ryan Blaney has led 353 laps, third-most amongst drivers, trailing solely Keselowski and Busch.
Sporting News is monitoring keep lap-by-lap updates and highlights from the Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond Raceway. Follow the race beneath.