All of Kyle Busch’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victories
Sunday, June 2, 2019
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1. Sony HD 500, Auto Club Speedway, September 4, 2005In his first full-time season in NASCAR's premier series, Kyle Busch earned his first win after leading for 95 laps. Throughout the race's entirety he climbed up and down the leaderboard after starting 25th, but held onto his lead for the final 11 laps.
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2. Checker Auto Parts 500, Phoenix International Raceway, November 13, 2005Busch outraced many veterans at the Arizona track including Greg Biffle (second), Jeff Gordon (third), Tony Stewart (fourth) and Bobby Labonte (fifth) to score his first win here.
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3. Lenox Industrial Tools 300, New Hampshire Motor Speedway, July 16, 2006'Rowdy' crossed another track off his list after his dominance at New Hampshire where he led for the race's final 69 laps (and a total of 107.)
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4. Food City 500, Bristol Motor Speedway, March 25, 2007In his final victory with Hendrick Motorsports, Busch made it one to remember after taking the lead from Denny Hamlin in the final 20 laps to secure the win.
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5. Kobalt Tools 500, Atlanta Motor Speedway, March 9, 20082008 started hot for Joe Gibbs Racing's newest driver after back-to-back fourth place finishes at Daytona and Fontana and a pole award at Las Vegas. The fourth race of the season resulted in a trip to Victory Lane at Atlanta.
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6. Aaron's 499, Talladega Superspeedway, April 27, 2008Busch perfects his burnout at Talladega after taking the lead during the race's final restart.
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7. Dodge Challenger 500, Darlington Raceway, May 10, 2008It was the Kyle Busch show at the 1.366-mile track, leading the 43-car pack for 169 laps.
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8. Best Buy 400 Benefiting Student Clubs for Autism Speaks, Dover International Speedway, June 1, 2008The No. 18 team celebrates in Victory Lane after the first win at the Delaware track.
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9. Toyota/Save Mart 350, Sonoma Raceway, June 22, 2008What's that you see? 'Rowdy' standing atop his JGR Toyota surrounded by post-burnout smoke.
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10. Coke Zero 400 Powered by Coca-Cola, Daytona International Speedway, July 5, 2008Busch kept his summer streak alive after earning his first win at the iconic 2.5-mile track
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11. Lifelock.com 400, Chicagoland Speedway, July 12, 2008It was Kyle's race to win as he dominated the 267-lap event with an impressive 165 laps led.
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12. Centurion Boats at the Glen, Watkins Glen International, August 10, 2008The No. 18 is just a blur after leading at the 2.45-mile road course for 52 laps to secure the win. With eight total wins on the '08 season, the year would mark his winningest one to date.
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13. Shelby 427, Las Vegas Motor Speedway, March 1, 2009The Las Vegas native wins at his home track for the first time and beats out Clint Bowyer (second) and Jeff Burton (third), who each took a turn atop the leaderboard.
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14. Food City 500, Bristol Motor Speedway, March 22, 2009As the defending race winner, Busch lived up to the expectations and dominated at Bristol again as he led for 378 of the 503 laps run that day.
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15. Crown Royal Presents the Russ Friedman 400, Richmond International Raceway, May 2, 2009Busch and Samantha (the pair married in 2010) pose in Victory Lane at the .75-mile track.
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16. Sharpie 500, Bristol Motor Speedway, August 22, 2009Busch proved he was the one to beat at Tennessee after sweeping 2009's Bristol races.
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17. Crown Royal Presents the Heath Calhoun 400, Richmond International Raceway, May 1, 2010The JGR wheelman not only won from the pole, but he led for 226 laps with Jeff Gordon (second) and Kevin Harvick (third) right behind him.
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18. Autism Speaks 400 Presented by Hershey's, Dover International Speedway, May 16, 2010It had been two years since 'Rowdy' had gotten the victory at Dover and his No. 18 team was excited about it.
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19. Irwin Tools Night Race, Bristol Motor Speedway, August 21, 2010This first place marked back-to-back wins at the night race as well as Busch's final win of 2010.
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20. Jeff Byrd 500 Presented by Food City, Bristol Motor Speedway, March 20, 2011Busch clearly figured out the .533-mile track as he celebrates another win at the track.
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21. Crown Royal Presents the Matthew & Daniel Hansen 400, Richmond International Raceway, April 30, 2011It was the JGR sweep with Busch (leading for 235 laps) taking first and his teammate Denny Hamlin (who led for 38) taking second.
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22. Quaker State 400, Kentucky Speedway, July 9, 2011The July race was another one where 'Rowdy' won from the pole and led for the majority of the event (125 out of the 267 laps).
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23. Pure Michigan 400, Michigan International Speedway, August 21, 2011With 21 lead changes, the Michigan race was anyone's to win, but Busch stole the lead from Jimmie Johnson on Lap 188 (out of 203) and held onto it to obtain the checkered flag.
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24. Capital City 400 Presented by Virginia is for Lovers, Richmond International Raceway, April 28, 2012In another late-race surge, Busch took the lead toward the end of the race (Lap 388) -- this time, from Tony Stewart -- to lock in another Richmond win. This was his only win in 2012.
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25. Auto Club 400, Auto Club Speedway, March 24, 2013Kyle and Samantha bring their furry friend to Victory Lane after Busch snagged his second Fontana first-place result.
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26. NRA 500, Texas Motor Speedway, April 13, 2013It was the Kyle Busch-Martin Truex Jr. show in Fort Worth as the two fought back-and-forth for the lead throughout the race's 334 laps, but it was Busch who prevailed and was granted the cowboy hat in his post-race celebrations.
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27. Cheez-It 355 at the Glen, Watkins Glen International, August 11, 2013Busch earns his second win at the New York track.
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28. AdvoCare 500, Atlanta Motor Speedway, September 1, 2013Five years had passed since Busch won at Atlanta. Safe to say he was excited after this win.
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29. Auto Club 400, Auto Club Speedway, March 23, 2014'Rowdy' locked in his second consecutive win at the California track after taking the lead from his brother, Kurt, on the final lap. This was his only win for the season.
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30. Toyota/Save Mart 350, Sonoma Raceway, June 28, 2015In an incredible comeback (after sustaining injuries from a crash during the XFINITY Series opener at Daytona), Busch fought his way back to win his first race of '15, as well as his second Sonoma win. This victory allowed him to be eligible for the playoffs.
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31. Quaker State 400, Kentucky Speedway, July 11, 2015The 30-year-old's win here marked the beginning of history for the wheelman. Here he led for 163 laps with his teammates close behind him -- Denny Hamlin (third), Carl Edwards (fourth) and Matt Kenseth (fifth).
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32. 5-Hour Energy 301, New Hampshire Motor Speedway, July 19, 2015'Rowdy' went to New Hampshire the following week and, again, found himself atop the leaderboard. This time, however, he held a New England staple -- a lobster -- as part of his prize.
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33. Crown Royal Presents the Jeff Kyle 400, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, July 26, 2015Busch, Samantha and their newborn, Brexton, kissed the bricks at IMS, a Victory Lane tradition at the 2.5-mile track. This was his third consecutive win and fourth win in just five races.
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34. Ford EcoBoost 400, Homestead-Miami Speedway, November 22, 2015In the final chapter of his incredible comeback story, Kyle -- who had progressed to the Championship Four -- won at Homestead-Miami to secure the title. This was his first championship.
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35. STP 500, Martinsville Speedway, April 3, 2016The 2015 champ gets his first Cup win of 2016 -- and his first grandfather clock Monster Energy Series victory -- after leading 352 of the 500 laps. 'Rowdy' swept the weekend as he won the previous day's Truck event at the .526-mile track.
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36. Duck Commander 500, Texas Motor Speedway, April 9, 2016Busch sweeps the Texas race weekend, winning the rain-delayed Duck Commander 500 after taking the checkered flag in the XFINITY Series event the previous night. This marks the fourth consecutive national-series win for 'Rowdy,' who won both the Truck and Cup events last weekend at Martinsville.
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37. GoBowling 400, Kansas Speedway, May 7, 2016'Rowdy' took a well-deserved bow after finally taking the checkered flag at Kansas Speedway after 17 tries. He now only needs to win at Charlotte and Pocono to hold a first-place finish at every track on the circuit.
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38. The Brickyard 400, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, July 24, 2016The defending race winner led for 149 circuits to take the checkered flag, marking his fourth win of 2016. Busch and his young family pose in Victory Lane as they ready to kiss the bricks.
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39. Overton's 400, Pocono Raceway, July 30, 2017Busch snapped a 36-race winless streak at one of two Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series tracks he had yet to win. 'Rowdy' led 74 laps but took the lead for good with 17 to go for his first win of 2017.
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40. Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race, Bristol Motor Speedway, August 19, 2017Busch was able to get the best of pupil Erik Jones, who drove for Kyle at his Truck Series team and will be a teammate of his at JGR in 2018. Busch led 156 laps on the night for the win.
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41. ISM Connect 300, New Hampshire Motor Speedway, September 24, 2017Busch led a race-high 187 laps on the day en route to the victory at New Hampshire. The win locked 'Rowdy' into the Round of 12 in the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs.
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42. Apache Warrior 400, Dover International Speedway, October 1, 2017It came down to the very end for Busch to land his fourth win of the season, and second victory of the 2017 NASCAR Playoffs. The No. 18 driver ran down Chase Elliott from more than four seconds back as the two cars neared the white flag to steal the win.
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43. First Data 500, Martinsville Speedway, October 29, 2017Busch led a race-high 184 laps but used a last-lap pass with some contact to get the lead and lock in a spot in the Championship 4 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
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44. O'Reilly Auto Parts 500, Texas Motor Speedway, April 8, 2018Busch held off Kevin Harvick in the closing laps to win his third career race at Texas and the 44th of his Monster Energy Series career. The win was his first of the 2018 and locked him into the playoffs.
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45. Food City 500, Bristol Motor Speedway, April 16, 2018Busch had to wait until Monday to wrap this one up after the race was postponed nearly halfway through, but he held off Kyle Larson in the final laps after moving the No. 42 for the 45th of his Monster Energy Series career. It was his seventh Bristol win.
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46. Toyota Owners 400, Richmond Raceway, April 21, 2018Busch overcame a 32nd-place starting spot to score his third straight win of 2018. 'Rowdy' led 31 of the final 32 laps for the victory.
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47. Coca-Cola 600, Charlotte Motor Speedway, May 27, 2018Busch dominated this race from start to finish, leading 377 laps and sweeping the four stages of the Memorial Day weekend race. The win came from the pole position and gave 'Rowdy' a victory in a points-paying race at every active track.
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48. Overton's 400, Chicagoland Speedway, July 1, 2018Busch's car came to life in the final stage after not scoring any stage points. Busch led the final 59 laps and exchange contact with Kyle Larson battling for the win on the last lap to get to Victory Lane in one of the best finishes in recent NASCAR history.
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49. Gander Outdoors 400, Pocono Raceway, July 29, 2018Busch controlled the bulk of the final stage but had to hold off two teammates late in Daniel Suarez and Erik Jones for the victory -- his second straight in the second race of the season at Pocono.
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50. Federated Auto Parts 400, Richmond Raceway, September 22, 2018Finally breaking through for his first win in the Richmond Raceway fall race, Busch started from the back and emerged late to overtake rival Brad Keselowski and get the big 5-0.
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51. Can-Am 500, ISM Raceway, November 11, 2018Busch scores his eighth win of the season and locked into the Championship 4 -- for the fourth straight season -- with the victory at Phoenix
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52. TicketGuardian 500, ISM Raceway, March 10, 2019Busch claims his first victory of the 2019 season, locking him into the NASCAR Playoffs and putting him one national-series win short of 200 for his career.
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53. Auto Club 400, Auto Club Speedway, March 17, 2019
Busch overcame a post-Stage 2 speeding penalty to earn his 200th national series win. He wouldn't be denied as he swept the stages and led 134 laps for the victory.
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54. Food City 500, Bristol Motor Speedway, April 7, 2019A key call to stay out on late caution set Kyle Busch up to hold off his brother Kurt Busch for an Cup victory at Bristol and the second time the brothers have finished 1-2; the last coming at Sonoma in 2015.
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55. Pocono 400, Pocono Raceway, June 2, 2019Busch scores his fourth win of the 2019 season and his third career win at Pocono Raceway. He also tied Rusty Wallace on all-time list with 55 wins.