Kyle Busch goes last to first in Kentucky

Kyle Busch’s mastery of NASCAR’s Camping World Truck Series continued Thursday night when the Cup star racked up his fifth series win of the season during a green-white-checkered finish in the UNOH 225 at Kentucky Speedway.

As is typically the case whenever Busch ventures into the Truck ranks, his No. 18 Toyota pretty much had its way with rivals as it picked its way through the field.

Busch, who qualified eighth, was forced to start from the rear of the field after missing driver introductions.

That was of little matter to one of the most wickedly talented drivers in the sport as he worked his way up to sixth by Lap 25 and had taken over the lead at Lap 64.

Points leader Johnny Sauter overtook Busch at the front with 47 laps to go but the former was forced into the garage when he suffered a broken axle during a pit stop with 25 to go.

Busch then regained the lead for good with 17 to go after the leaders cycled through the pits and held off Parker Kligerman during the two-lap extra session to earn his 29th career Truck Series triumph.

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