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Kyle Busch last to sweep Bristol Sprint Cup races

August 18, 2014, Staff report,

Two of his five career Sprint Cup wins at Thunder Valley came in 2009

Kyle Busch is the last driver to have completed a sweep of the Sprint Cup Series events at Bristol Motor Speedway. He did so in 2009, leading 446 of a possible 1,003 laps en route to the sweep. Busch is not the only driver to sweep both Sprint Cup events at Thunder Valley. Others that have done so: Fred Lorenzen (1964), David Pearson (1968), Bobby Allison (1972), Cale Yarborough (1974, 1976, 1977), Richard Petty (1975), Darrell Waltrip (1981, 1982, 1983), Dale Earnhardt (1985, 1987), Rusty Wallace (2000) and Kurt Busch (2003).