Kyle Busch stormed ahead of the field at Bristol Motor Speedway to win the Food City 500. A rain-soaked weekend couldn’t dampen the mood of the Skittles Toyota Camry driver, leading 117 on his way to his second victory of the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season.
Busch is off to a blazing fast start early in the season. With the win in Bristol, the Las Vegas, Nevada native now has six consecutive Top 3 finishes. After finishing 25th in the Daytona 500, Busch has finished inside the Top 10 in every race since the opener.
In our Speedway Collective Driver Rankings, the Joe Gibbs Racing driver is ranked number one overall, as well as short tracks, one-mile, intermediate, and qualifying. His stats back up his performance on the track.
Kyle Busch 2018 stats:
Top 5: 6
Top 10: 7
Stage Wins: 2
Avg. Finish: 5.4
Avg. Start: 5.8
Laps Led: 466
Top Performing Fantasy Picks in the Food City 500
A Class: Kyle Busch– 38% Started / 57 Points
B Class: Ryan Newman – 8% Started / 39 Points
C Class: Ricky Stenhouse Jr. – 38% Started / 41 Points
D Class: AJ Allmendinger – 19% Started / 27 Points
The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series returns to short-track racing under the lights this Saturday for the Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond Raceway.