Kyle Busch 

 

 

Biography

Birthdate:  May 2, 1985

Hometown:  Las Vegas, NV

Series:  NASCAR

Car #:  18 M&M's

 

 

 

 

2007 Highlights

  • Signed with Joe Gibbs Racing from Hendrick Motorsports.

  • Won Food City 500 (Bristol) in NEXTEL Cup; Hendrick's 200th win and Chevrolet's 600th NASCAR victory.

  • Won Arizona Travel 200 (Phoenix) in Busch Series.

  • Won Casino Arizona 150 (Phoenix) in Craftsman Truck.

 

Career Highlights

    2006
  • Won the Lenox Industrial Tools 300 (New Hampshire) in NEXTEL Cup.
  • Youngest driver to make the NASCAR NEXTEL Chase for the Cup.
  •  Youngest pole sitter in NEXTEL Cup history.

 

2005

  • Won Sony HD 500 (California) in NEXTEL Cup
  • Won Quaker Steak & Lube (Charlotte) in Craftsman Truck
  • NEXTEL Cup Rookie of the Year

 

2004

  • Won Funai 250 (Richmond) in Busch Series
  • Busch Series Rookie of the Year

 

2001

  • Began racing career in Craftsman Truck Series for Roush Racing

 

 

The first place finishes / wins thus far in 2008.

 Sprint Cup Victories    
 DATE  RACE  TRACK
 March 9  Kobalt 500  Atlanta
 April 27  Aaron’s 499  Talladega
 May 10  Dodge Challenger 500  Darlington
 June 1  Best Buy 400  Dover
 June 22  Toyota Save Mart 350  Infineon Raceway
 July 5  Coke Zero 400  Daytona
 July 12  LifeLock.com 400  Chicagoland
 August 10  Centurian Boats at the Glen  Watkins Glen

 

 Nationwide Victories    
 DATE  RACE  TRACK
 April 5   O’Reilly 300  Texas
 April 11  Bashas Supermarket 200  Phoenix
 April 20  Corona Mexico 200  Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez
 May 24  CarQuest Auto Parts 300  Lowe’s Motor Speedway
 July 11  Dollar General 300  Chicagoland
 July 26  Kroger 200  O’Reilly Raceway Park – Indianapolis
 August 30  Camping World RV 300  AutoClub Speedway (CA)
 September 20  Camping World RV 200  Dover
 October 10  Dollar General 300  Lowe’s Motor Speedway
 

 

 Craftsman Truck    
 DATE  RACE  TRACK
 February 23  San Bernadino County 200  AutoClub Speedway (CA)
 March 7  American Commercial 200   Atlanta
 Aug 20  O’Reilly 200  Bristol

Related Links

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