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Kurt Busch’s neighbors offer a helping hand — a little too late

Just in case Kurt Busch ever finds himself in a position again where he 1. Has won the pole, 2. Has led a race-high 56-percent of the laps (108 of 193) and 3. Appears headed to a long-awaited first victory at Talladega Superspeedway, his kind neighbors offered a helping hand Monday.

Busch shared via Twitter that his neighbors know what might have helped him snag that checkered flag Sunday — something his Stewart-Haas Racing teammate Aric Almirola did, instead, as Busch’s No. 41 Ford slowed while it approached the finish line.

https://twitter.com/KurtBusch/status/1051889898750394373

Yup, some extra gasoline.

At least Busch has retained his sense of humor — something that is probably a little easier considering he’s still ranked sixth among 12 NASCAR Playoffs drivers.

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