Kyle Busch Puckers Up After Indy Nationwide Race

BY foxsports • July 27, 2013

Kyle Busch dominated the majority of Saturday's 250-mile event and survived a late race scare to win the Indiana 250 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Busch, who led 92 of the 100 laps, lost the lead briefly to Brian Scott on the final restart but managed to fight back to win for the first time at Indianapolis.

"It's pretty awesome to be able to win here," Busch said in victory lane. "Whether you're driving Nationwide or Cup, Sports cars, Formula One, MotoGP, anything. It's cool to win at this place with all the history and all the automobiles that have raced on this surface."

Busch's victory marks Toyota's second ever win at Indianapolis, the first in a stock car. Toyota found victory lane with Gil de Ferran in the 2003 Indianapolis 500.

Scott held on to a career-best second place finish followed by Joey Logano, Brian Vickers and Kevin Harvick. Vickers' fourth place finish was good enough to earn him the $100,000 Dash 4 Cash bonus.

Sam Hornish Jr. wasn't so lucky in Saturday's race as he suffered an engine failure on lap 67. He drops to fourth in the standings, 14 points behind new points leader Austin Dillon.

Championship contender Regan Smith also suffered engine issues, but was able to salvage a 19th place finish. He trails Dillon by six points.


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