Found October 22, 2012 on Start 'N' Park Blog: Yardbarker Blogger Network
Disappointment is the word that comes to mind when summarizing the weekend for Kyle Busch Motorsports’ (KBM) crew members and their owner-driver Kyle Busch. The team battled through a variety of hurdles: hard weather conditions, a wrecked primary race car, rebuilding a backup car, making the second race car competitive with an engine transfer, achieving a good starting spot, repairing a damaged race car and racing for a win amidst a race with one-quarter of the laps run under caution. Despite all of that, things looked promising, until fuel strategy twisted the hand of fate, causing heartbreak on the final race lap, when the race leading No. 54 Monster Energy Camry ran out of gas coming off the last turn, headed to the checkered flag. The team slowed too much to maintain the lead, and stumbled across the finish line in sixth place. On the first track day at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, NASCAR implemented an open test session, on the newly paved 1.5-mile speedway, to give teams ti...
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