Kyle Busch broke a tie with Ron Hornaday Jr. for the NASCAR Truck Sequence victory file Saturday at Atlanta Motor Speedway, successful No. 52 in a race delayed by rain with 9 laps to go.
“It means rather a lot,” Busch mentioned. “It is a large deal for me and a giant deal for this group.”
The primary 16 victories got here in vans fielded by Billy Ballew earlier than Busch based his personal Kyle Busch Motorsports group. With Ballew in attendance at Atlanta, Busch’s Tundra carried the previous proprietor’s identify.
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“I had Billy Ballew on board with us right here at present,” Busch mentioned. “And Billy’s proper over right here as properly. It took placing Billy Ballew again on my truck to get me a win right here, so we’d must make that an annual reoccurrence.”
Busch took Stage 1 and had an unscheduled cease shortly thereafter, however went from 24th to first to assert the second stage and went on for his fifth sequence win at Atlanta — and first since 2009.
Busch is about to make his 500th profession NASCAR Cup begin Sunday.
Johnny Sauter completed second, and Grant Enfinger, Brett Moffitt and Ben Rhodes rounded out the highest 5.
There was a pink flag with 13 laps to go after a multi-truck crash on the entrance stretch. The vans had been below warning till the race was delayed for climate and restarted with 5 laps left. Busch was by no means challenged after that in a race he led 92 of the 130 laps.