Engine issue ends Kyle Busch's day early in GoBowling.com 400

Engine issue ends the day early for Joe Gibbs Racing's Kyle Busch in Sunday's Go Bowling.com 400 at Pocono Raceway.

CUP: Kyle Busch Out with Engine Troubles - Pocono 2014

AUG 03, 2:33 pm
NASCAR: Kyle Busch heads to the garage with a terminal engine problem after his cockpit fills with smoke on track.

Coming off a strong run one week ago at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Joe Gibbs Racing's Kyle Busch did not even make it to the 25-lap mark of Sunday's GoBowling.com 400 at Pocono Raceway.

Starting from the seventh spot, Busch slowed from the 17th spot on Lap 24 as the cockpit of his No. 18 Toyota began to fill with smoke.

Bringing the car to pit road, Busch radioed his crew, saying, "It's a piston. I know what it is. You guys know what it is. Done."

With smoke coming out of the exhaust pipes, the team looked under the hood, but quickly pushed the car behind the wall for the rest of the day.

"Something between the frame rails doesn't seem to operate correctly right now," Busch said as his crew packed up behind him.

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