Kyle Busch Wins Pole At Bristol, But Can He Win Two in a Row?

By Michael Guzman
Kyle Busch
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Bristol Motor Speedway is one of the hardest tracks in NASCAR to pass. The NASCAR Nationwide Series field will have its work cut out for it tonight, as NASCAR Camping World Truck Series winner Kyle Busch kept his momentum going, capturing the pole for tonight’s race.

Busch has been absolutely dominant in qualifying this season, having captured his sixth pole of the year and his third on the tough half-mile bullring. It marks the 32nd time he will lead the field to the green flag, expanding his all-time series lead.

Busch is searching for the second weekend sweep of his career, which would mean a victory not only tonight, but tomorrow night when the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series takes the track. Based on his incredible results in both series, he is in great shape.

Looking back, Ty Dillon will start behind Busch with Brian Scott alongside in the second spot. It will be interesting to see how aggressive Richard Childress allows his drivers to be. With Busch being a notable exception earlier this season, you have to look back to Justin Allgaier in early 2010 for a winner that came from outside the top-10.

Four of the last six winners have been named Kyle Busch, and he has set himself up to win yet again. Kyle Busch Motorsports continues to be a formidable team, and with a possible sweep on the line, Busch will likely be driving hard the entire race, providing an excitement that will distract from the fact it is likely going to be Kyle Busch vs. the field at Bristol once again.

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