Kyle Busch won the NASCAR XFINITY Series 16th Annual Alsco 300

SPARTA, KY - JULY 08: Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 NOS Energy Drink Toyota, takes the checkered flag to win the NASCAR XFINITY Series ALSCO 300 at Kentucky Speedway on July 8, 2016 in Sparta, Kentucky. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/NASCAR via Getty Images)

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Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 NOS Energy Drink Toyota, takes the checkered flag to win the NASCAR XFINITY Series ALSCO 300 at Kentucky Speedway on July 8, 2016 in Sparta, Kentucky.

Starting from Car 18 Kyle Busch NOS Energy Drink Toyota won the 16th Annual Alsco 300, his 81st win in 320 NASCAR XFINITY Series races. This is his 5th win & 9th Top 10 finish in 2016. This is his 2nd win & 7th Top 10 finish in nine races at Kentucky Speedway. 2nd Place Car 2 Austin Dillon Rheem Chevrolet, started from 4th place posted his 5th Top 10 finish in 5 races at Kentucky Speedway. It is his 10th Top 10 finish in 2016. 3rd Car 19 Daniel Suarez ARRIS Toyota, started from 2nd place posted his 2nd Top 10 finish in 3 races at Kentucky Speedway.

SPARTA, KY - JULY 08: Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 NOS Energy Drink Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR XFINITY Series ALSCO 300 at Kentucky Speedway on July 8, 2016 in Sparta, Kentucky. (Photo by Jerry Markland/Getty Images)

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Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 NOS Energy Drink Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR XFINITY Series ALSCO 300 at Kentucky Speedway on July 8, 2016 in Sparta, Kentucky.

4th Place Car 20 Erik Jones Reser’s Fine Foods Toyota, started from 3rd place was the highest finishing rookie. 5th Place Car 6 Darrell Wallace Jr Ford EcoBoost Ford, started from 11th place. 6th Place Car 1 Elliott Sadler OneMain Chevrolet, started from 5th place followed by 7th place Car 3 Ty Dillon Red Kap/Alsco Chevrolet, started from 23rd place. 8th Place Car 12 Ryan Blaney Snap-On Ford, started from 6th place followed by 9th place Car 48 Brennan Poole DC Solar Chevrolet, started from 14th place. Lastly in the Top 10 was Car 22 Brad Keselowski Discount Tire Ford, in 10th place, started from 10th place.

SPARTA, KY - JULY 08: Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 NOS Energy Drink Toyota, leads the field past the green flag to start the NASCAR XFINITY Series ALSCO 300 at Kentucky Speedway on July 8, 2016 in Sparta, Kentucky. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/NASCAR via Getty Images)

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Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 NOS Energy Drink Toyota, leads the field past the green flag to start the NASCAR XFINITY Series ALSCO 300 at Kentucky Speedway on July 8, 2016 in Sparta, Kentucky.

The race had 5 Cautions for 22 Laps: 1st Caution on lap 27 for Competition Caution.
2nd Caution on lap 54 for Debris in Turn 2. 3rd Caution on lap 170 for Car 4 Ross Chastain Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Chevrolet Crash in Turn 4. 4th Caution on lap 176 for Car 07 Ray Black Jr # Scuba Life Chevrolet Crash in Turn 4. 5th Caution on lap 196 for Oil on the frontstretch from Car 74 Mike Harmon Elder Heating & Air Dodge.

SPARTA, KY - JULY 08: Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 NOS Energy Drink Toyota, leads a pack of cars during the NASCAR XFINITY Series ALSCO 300 at Kentucky Speedway on July 8, 2016 in Sparta, Kentucky. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)

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Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 NOS Energy Drink Toyota, leads a pack of cars during the NASCAR XFINITY Series ALSCO 300 at Kentucky Speedway on July 8, 2016 in Sparta, Kentucky.

The race had 11 Lead Changes among 6 drivers: Lap Leaders: K. Busch(i) 1-27; R. Black Jr # 28; J. Green 29; K. Busch(i) 30-54; R. Chastain 55; K. Busch(i) 56-106; T. Dillon 107-108; K. Busch(i) 109-158; T. Dillon 159-166; K. Busch(i) 167-174; E. Jones # 175-177; K. Busch(i) 178-201. Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Lead, Laps Led): K. Busch(i) 6 times for 185 laps; T. Dillon 2 times for 10 laps; E. Jones # 1 time for 3 laps; R. Black Jr # 1 time for 1 lap; J. Green 1 time for 1 lap; R. Chastain 1 time for 1 lap.

SPARTA, KY - JULY 08: Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 NOS Energy Drink Toyota, leads the field during the NASCAR XFINITY Series ALSCO 300 at Kentucky Speedway on July 8, 2016 in Sparta, Kentucky. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)

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Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 NOS Energy Drink Toyota, leads the field during the NASCAR XFINITY Series ALSCO 300 at Kentucky Speedway on July 8, 2016 in Sparta, Kentucky.

Top 10 in Points: D. Suarez – 537; E. Sadler – 528; T. Dillon – 518; E. Jones # – 480; B. Gaughan – 477; J. Allgaier – 472; B. Jones # – 459; B. Poole # – 454; D. Wallace Jr – 430; R. Reed – 378.

SPARTA, KY - JULY 08: Elliott Sadler, driver of the #1 OneMain Chevrolet, and Daniel Suarez, driver of the #19 ARRIS Toyota, race during the NASCAR XFINITY Series ALSCO 300 at Kentucky Speedway on July 8, 2016 in Sparta, Kentucky. (Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/NASCAR via Getty Images)

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Elliott Sadler, driver of the #1 OneMain Chevrolet, and Daniel Suarez, driver of the #19 ARRIS Toyota, race during the NASCAR XFINITY Series ALSCO 300 at Kentucky Speedway on July 8, 2016 in Sparta, Kentucky.

2016 July 7 319397

NASCAR XFINITY Series Race Number 16
Unofficial Race Results for the 16Th Annual Alsco 300 – Friday, July 8, 2016
Kentucky Speedway – Sparta, KY – 1.5 Mile Paved
Total Race Length – 201 Laps – 301.5 Miles

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Finish Start Car Driver Team Laps Status
1. 1. Car 18 Kyle Busch(i) NOS Energy Drink Toyota 201 Running
2. 4. Car 2 Austin Dillon(i) Rheem Chevrolet 201 Running
3. 2. Car 19 Daniel Suarez ARRIS Toyota 201 Running
4. 3. Car 20 Erik Jones # Reser’s Fine Foods Toyota 201 Running
5. 11. Car 6 Darrell Wallace Jr Ford EcoBoost Ford 201 Running
6. 5. Car 1 Elliott Sadler OneMain Chevrolet 201 Running
7. 23. Car 3 Ty Dillon Red Kap/Alsco Chevrolet 201 Running
8. 6. Car 12 Ryan Blaney(i) Snap-On Ford 201 Running
9. 14. Car 48 Brennan Poole # DC Solar Chevrolet 201 Running
10. 10. Car 22 Brad Keselowski(i) Discount Tire Ford 201 Running
11. 17. Car 33 Brandon Jones # AAA Chevrolet 201 Running
12. 16. Car 42 Justin Marks Katerra Chevrolet 200 Running
13. 18. Car 62 Brendan Gaughan South Point Chevrolet 200 Running
14. 9. Car 11 Blake Koch LeafFilter Gutter Protection Chevrolet 199 Running
15. 21. Car 01 Ryan Preece # teamjdmotorsports.com Chevrolet 199 Running
16. 19. Car 51 Jeremy Clements RepairableVehicles.com Chevrolet 199 Running
17. 15. Car 44 JJ Yeley Zachry Toyota 198 Running
18. 20. Car 28 Dakoda Armstrong WinField Toyota 198 Running
19. 29. Car 07 Ray Black Jr # Scuba Life Chevrolet 198 Running
20. 12. Car 39 Ryan Sieg Tri County Landscape Chevrolet 197 Running
21. 26. Car 93 David Starr Massimo Motors Chevrolet 197 Running
22. 24. Car 4 Ross Chastain Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Chevrolet 197 Running
23. 30. Car 78 BJ McLeod # Safecraft Safety Equipment Ford 196 Running
24. 22. Car 0 Garrett Smithley # KY Fame Chevrolet 195 Running
25. 33. Car 15 Travis Kvapil(i) KeenParts.com/CorvetteParts.net Ford 194 Running
26. 28. Car 90 Alex Guenette BuckedUp Apparel Chevrolet 193 Running
27. 32. Car 52 Joey Gase Donate Life/DB Sales Chevrolet 193 Running
28. 34. Car 97 TJ Bell VroomBrands Chevrolet 189 Running
29. 7. Car 16 Ryan Reed Lilly Diabetes/American Diabetes Association Ford 187 Running
30. 37. Car 74 Mike Harmon Elder Heating & Air Dodge 187 Running
31. 13. Car 7 Justin Allgaier TaxSlayer.com/VisitMyrtleBeach.com Chevrolet 182 Running
32. 8. Car 88 Cole Custer(i) Jack Link’s Chevrolet 138 Running
33. 27. Car 14 Jeff Green Toyota 70 Transmission
34. 39. Car 25 Todd Peck Safecraft Safety Equipment Ford 63 Electrical
35. 36. Car 70 Derrike Cope E-hydrate/Circle Track Warehouse Chevrolet 57 Transmission
36. 35. Car 92 Dexter Bean BuckedUp Apparel Chevrolet 47 Fuel Pump
37. 31. Car 89 Morgan Shepherd Chevrolet 43 Suspension
38. 38. Car 13 Harrison Rhodes A1 Ticket Sales Chevrolet 17 Oil Pump
39. 40. Car 40 John Jackson CrashClaimsR.Us Toyota 9 Vibration
40. 25. Car 10 Matt DiBenedetto(i) Toyota 3 Rear Gear

Race Comments: Prior to the start of the race, the following cars dropped to the rear of the field for the reasons indicated: No. 3 and 13 (unapproved adjustments). Failed to Qualify: N/A. Time of Race: 02 Hrs, 05 Mins, 24 Secs. Average Speed: 144.258 MPH. Margin of Victory: 0.455 Seconds.

Coors Light Pole Award: Kyle Busch, #18 187.318 mph. Duralast Brakes “Brake in the Race”: Kyle Busch, #18. Mahle Clevite Engine Builder of the Race : Joe Gibbs Racing Engines – Mark Cronquist, #18. Mobil 1 Driver of the Race: Kyle Busch, #18. Sunoco Rookie of the Race: Erik Jones, #20.

(i) Ineligible for driver points in this series

Next Race: Jul. 16, 2016 – New Hampshire Motor Speedway

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