Kurt Busch Wins NASCAR Race

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

The older Busch showed his kid brother a thing or two.

Kurt Busch, a former NASCAR Cup champion who's been overshadowed lately by his sibling Kyle, drove to a dominating victory Sunday at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

The 30-year-old Busch led 235 of 330 laps in the Kobalt Tools
500, surviving a couple of scrapes with the wall and a late caution
to pull away for a 0.332-second victory over Jeff Gordon.

Pole-sitter Mark Martin, who had become the second-oldest driver
in Cup history to claim the top spot in qualifying, had another
rough day after blowing engines the two previous weeks. He
apparently cut a tire, smashed the wall and finished 31st, 14 laps
down.


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