Kyle Easily Dominates At Chicagoland

Kyle Busch was looking for his second win this weekend as he was back to Chicagoland for 300 miles of racing on a Saturday afternoon.

Kyle Busch easily got the race lead and quickly had a one and a half second lead.  As the green flag laps continued the lead never got that much bigger.  Kyle Larson though was the hot rocket at the start of the race picked off 20 plus cars in 15 laps.

Around lap 20 though Kyle Busch started to grow his lead to two seconds, but at lap 24 it all went as Joe Nemechek stalls out on the track.  The leaders pit and Dale Earnhardt Jr. wins the race off pit road as he only does a two tire stop.

The race restart saw Joey Logano easily get the race lead, but in a few laps it was Kyle Busch easily back into the race lead. At lap 61 Kyle Larson finally made it into the top ten.  Twenty laps later and the green flag pit stops started.  Kyle came down on lap 84 and kept the race lead after the pit stops were over.

The first debris caution finally came out on lap 107 and by this time only 12 cars were on the lead lap.  The leaders pitted and a whole load of cars took on fuel only with Kyle Busch keeping the race lead.  As the race restarted Kyle Busch was leading more and more laps.  By lap 132 Kyle Larson was finally in the top five and moving closer to the leader.

With 50 laps left Kyle had a 2 second lead over the whole field.  With 41 laps left the caution came out as Brett Butler winds up smashing into the back of the Elliott Sadler car.  As the race restarted we got the first short green flag run of the day.  Kyle Busch got the race lead as Kyle Larson moved to second.  Then Kyle Larson got a tire rub and lost a couple spots.  The caution came out with 34 laps left.

The race restarted and Kyle Busch was leading more laps as Kyle Larson still had tire rub problems that caused him to wreck with 26 laps left.

"Tough day for us," said Kyle Larson.

Another short green flag run occurs and Regan Smith spins out with 16 laps left.  The next time the green flag dropped it wound up being the last time.  Joey Logano got hot and was able to move his way up to second place, but just did not have enough time to catch up to Kyle as he went on to win the race.

Kyle Busch stated that this was awesome car.  The win marked his tenth win this season in the Nationwide Series

Sam Hornish Jr. stated that the car was too tight for three or four laps.

"We had a good car all day," said Austin Dillion.

"Put us in a big whole, said Elliott Sadler.