Kyle Busch won the NASCAR XFINITY Series race the 20th Annual O’Reilly Auto Parts 300

FORT WORTH, TEXAS - APRIL 08: Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 NOS Energy Drink Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR XFINITY Series O'Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway on April 8, 2016 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Sarah Crabill/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)

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Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 NOS Energy Drink Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR XFINITY Series O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway on April 8, 2016 in Fort Worth, Texas.

Starting from pole Car 18 Kyle Busch NOS Energy Drink Toyota won the 20th Annual O’Reilly Auto Parts 300, his 80th win in 316 NASCAR XFINITY Series races. This is Busch’s 4th win and 5th Top 10 finish in 2016. This is his 8th win & 16th Top 10 finish in 20 races at Texas Motor Speedway& this also his 3rd NASCAR National Series in a row. 2nd place Car 20 Erik Jones # GameStop/Turtle Beach Toyota, started from 2nd place posted his 3rd Top 10 finish in 3 races at Texas Motor Speedway. It is his 4th Top 10 finish in 2016 & was the highest finishing rookie. 3rd Place Car 22 Brad Keselowski Discount Tire Ford, started from 8th place posted his 13th Top 10 finish in 17 races at Texas Motor Speedway.

during the NASCAR XFINITY Series O'Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway on April 8, 2016 in Fort Worth, Texas.

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Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 NOS Energy Drink Toyota, takes the checkered flag to win the NASCAR XFINITY Series O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway on April 8, 2016 in Fort Worth, Texas.

4th Place Car 5 Chase Elliott TaxSlayer.com Chevrolet, started from 16th place followed by 5th place Car 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Goody’s Mixed Fruit Blast Chevrolet, started from 11th place. 6th Place Car 7 Justin Allgaier Breyers Chevrolet, started from 23rd place followed by 7th place Car 1 Elliott Sadler OneMain Chevrolet, started from 15th place. 8th Place Car 2 Austin Dillon(i) Ruud/Smurfit Kappa Chevrolet, started from 7th place followed by 9th place Car 33 Brandon Jones # Texas Rangers Chevrolet, started from 9th place. Lastly in the Top 10 was Car 39 Ryan Sieg RMS South Chevrolet, in 10th place, started from 14th place. Daniel Suarez leads the point standings by 1 point over Elliott Sadler.

FORT WORTH, TEXAS - APRIL 08: Chase Elliott, driver of the #5 TaxSlayer.com Chevrolet, leads a pack of cars during the NASCAR XFINITY Series O'Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway on April 8, 2016 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Robert Laberge/NASCAR via Getty Images)

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Chase Elliott, driver of the #5 TaxSlayer.com Chevrolet, leads a pack of cars during the NASCAR XFINITY Series O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway on April 8, 2016 in Fort Worth, Texas.

The race had 5 Cautions for 22 Laps: 1st Caution on lap 2 for Car 01 Ryan Preece GK Services Chevrolet Spin in Turn 2. 2nd Caution on lap 45 for Car 48 Brennan Poole DC Solar Chevrolet crash in Turn 3. 3rd Caution on lap 79 for Car 19 Daniel Suarez Juniper Networks Toyota Spin Turn 4. 4th Caution on lap 101 for Debris Turn 3. 5th Caution on lap 145 for Car 43 Jeb Burton J. Streicher Ford, Car 11 Blake Koch LeafFilter Gutter Protection Chevrolet, Car 4 Ross Chastain Flex Seal Chevrolet crash in Turn 2.

FORT WORTH, TEXAS - APRIL 08: Erik Jones, driver of the #20 GameStop/Turtle Beach Toyota, leads a pack of cars during the NASCAR XFINITY Series O'Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway on April 8, 2016 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)

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Erik Jones, driver of the #20 GameStop/Turtle Beach Toyota, leads a pack of cars during the NASCAR XFINITY Series O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway on April 8, 2016 in Fort Worth, Texas.

The race had 6 Lead Changes among 3 drivers: Lap Leaders: K. Busch(i) 1-4; E. Jones # 5; K. Busch(i) 6-68; E. Jones # 69-79; K. Busch(i) 80-81; K. Larson(i) 82-119; K. Busch(i) 120-200. Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Lead, Laps Led): K. Busch(i) 4 times for 150 laps; K. Larson(i) 1 time for 38 laps; E. Jones # 2 times for 12 laps.

during the NASCAR XFINITY Series O'Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway on April 8, 2016 in Fort Worth, Texas.

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Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 NOS Energy Drink Toyota, leads the field at the start of the NASCAR XFINITY Series O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway on April 8, 2016 in Fort Worth, Texas.

Top 10 in Points: D. Suarez – 207; E. Sadler – 206; J. Allgaier – 198; B. Jones # – 193; E. Jones # – 192; T. Dillon – 187; B. Gaughan – 183; D. Wallace Jr. – 160; R. Reed – 160; B. Poole # – 152.

FORT WORTH, TEXAS - APRIL 08: Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 NOS Energy Drink Toyota, leads the field past the green flag to start the NASCAR XFINITY Series O'Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway on April 8, 2016 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Robert Laberge/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 O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway on April 8, 2016 in Fort Worth, Texas.

This was another great race by Kyle Busch as he beat his Joe Gibbs Racing teammate with a Margin of Victory: 3.055 Seconds.

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NASCAR XFINITY Series Race Number 6
Unofficial Race Results for the 20Th Annual O’reilly Auto Parts 300 – Friday, April 8, 2016
Texas Motor Speedway – Fort Worth, TX – 1.5 Mile Paved Total Race Length – 200 Laps – 300 Miles

O'Reilly300_2011Finish Start Car Driver Team Laps Status

1. 1. Car 18 Kyle Busch(i) NOS Energy Drink Toyota 200 Running
2. 2. Car 20 Erik Jones # GameStop/Turtle Beach Toyota 200 Running
3. 8. Car 22 Brad Keselowski(i) Discount Tire Ford 200 Running
4. 16. Car 5 Chase Elliott(i) TaxSlayer.com Chevrolet 200 Running
5. 11. Car 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr.(i) Goody’s Mixed Fruit Blast Chevrolet 200 Running
6. 23. Car 7 Justin Allgaier Breyers Chevrolet 200 Running
7. 15. Car 1 Elliott Sadler OneMain Chevrolet 200 Running
8. 7. Car 2 Austin Dillon(i) Ruud/Smurfit Kappa Chevrolet 200 Running
9. 9. Car 33 Brandon Jones # Texas Rangers Chevrolet 200 Running
10. 14. Car 39 Ryan Sieg RMS South Chevrolet 200 Running
11. 4. Car 42 Kyle Larson(i) ENEOS Chevrolet 200 Running
12. 13. Car 62 Brendan Gaughan WIX Filters Chevrolet 200 Running
13. 6. Car 3 Ty Dillon Bulwark Chevrolet 200 Running
14. 10. Car 16 Ryan Reed Lilly Diabetes/American Diabetes Association Ford 200 Running
15. 19. Car 6 Darrell Wallace Jr. Fastenal Ford 200 Running
16. 3. Car 19 Daniel Suarez Juniper Networks Toyota 199 Running
17. 18. Car 98 Aric Almirola(i) Carroll Shelby Foundation Ford 197 Running
18. 26. Car 44 David Starr Zachry Toyota 197 Running
19. 5. Car 48 Brennan Poole # DC Solar Chevrolet 197 Running
20. 27. Car 24 Matt Tifft(i) Arch Day Toyota 197 Running
21. 17. Car 4 Ross Chastain Flex Seal Chevrolet 196 Running
22. 33. Car 07 Ray Black Jr. # Scuba Life Chevrolet 196 Running
23. 24. Car 0 Garrett Smithley # 3rd Gen Automotive Chevrolet 195 Running
24. 20. Car 51 Jeremy Clements RepairableVehicles.com Chevrolet 195 Running
25. 36. Car 90 Martin Roy BuckedUp Apparel Chevrolet 194 Running
26. 22. Car 28 Dakoda Armstrong WinField Toyota 193 Running
27. 30. Car 52 Joey Gase Donate Life Texas Chevrolet 192 Running
28. 21. Car 01 Ryan Preece # GK Services Chevrolet 190 Running
29. 37. Car 78 BJ McLeod # X-Treme PH Ford 189 Running
30. 34. Car 97 Ryan Ellis VroomBrands Chevrolet 189 Running
31. 35. Car 70 Derrike Cope E-Hydrate/Rhino Linings Chevrolet 188 Running
32. 31. Car 13 Matt DiBenedetto(i) Chris Kyle Memorial Benefit/Truxx Toyota 186 Running
33. 39. Car 74 Mike Harmon Dodge 182 Running
34. 25. Car 11 Blake Koch LeafFilter Gutter Protection Chevrolet 143 Accident
35. 12. Car 43 Jeb Burton J. Streicher Ford 142 Accident
36. 38. Car 25 Cody Ware # Chevrolet 85 Electrical
37. 40. Car 15 Todd Peck X-Treme PH/Lilly Trucking Ford 42 Overheating
38. 29. Car 14 JJ Yeley Tri-Star Motorsports Toyota 40 Clutch
39. 32. Car 40 Carl Long TLC Vacation Club Dodge 9 Engine
40. 28. Car 93 Josh Wise(i) RSS Racing Chevrolet 8 Brakes

Race Comments: Prior to the start of the race, no cars dropped to the rear of the field. Failed to Qualify: (1) 10 Jeff Green. Time of Race: 2 Hrs, 07 Mins, 33 Secs. Average Speed: 141.121 MPH Margin of Victory: 3.055 Seconds.

Coors Light Pole Award: Kyle Busch, #18 188.475 mph. 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: Apr. 16, 2016 – Bristol Motor Speedway

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