A major change has been implemented right off the bat. This change is the Busch Clash being run on the Daytona International Speedway road course rather than the 2.5-mile superspeedway. The change occurring primarily in preparation for the second race of the season, which is on the road the course.
Kyle Busch wins the Busch Clash in the NASCAR Cup Series on the Daytona Road Course with a steal out of the last turn on Tuesday night.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Two-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Kyle Busch may carry the nickname ‘Rowdy’ but it was a couple of his competitors acting that way that allowed him to move into the lead out of the final turn and earn his second career Busch Clash victory Tuesday night.
The driver of the No. 2 Team Penske Ford wants to join an elite club.
Here are his thoughts on the possibility – and desire – to win his first Daytona 500.
“It’s definitely the one big box I don’t have checked,” said Brad Keselowski. “I’ve got the championship. I’ve won every other major but Daytona. The only other person that can claim that actively right now is Kevin Harvick and I want to join that club. It’s a big club to be in – to have all the majors and to have a championship. I know I’m right there and I want to make it happen and feel like I’ve done a lot of the right things to make it happen. I haven’t been perfect, but it’s certainly part of the source of frustration, for sure.”
Ryan Blaney wins the GEICO 500 at the line, in a heated battle with Ricky Stenhouse Jr to the checkered flag in the NASCAR Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway.
Talladega Superspeedway is home to fast speed, tight packs, and big wrecks. The NASCAR Cup Series brings forty drivers in two lines roaring through two straightaways and high banked corners. It’s a track that gives fans the chance to witness some of the best racing seen. Drivers will weave in and out of lines to draft their way up to the front. The races at Talladega Superspeedway are two of the most anticipated races of the year.