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Published on March 2nd, 2009 | by Michael J Smith


Kyle Busch Wins Shelby 427

Kyle Busch survived a couple of late restarts to win the Shelby 427 from Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Clint Bowyer, Jeff Burton, David Reutimann, and Bobby Labonte rounded out the top 5.

Finishing sixth through 10th were Jeff Gordon, Greg Biffle, Brian Vickers, Jamie McMurray, and Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Notables: Kasey Kahne (11th), Kevin Harvick (12th), Joey Logano (13th), Carl Edwards (17th), Denny Hamlin (22nd), Kurt Busch (23rd), Jimmie Johnson (24th), Tony Stewart (26th), Mark Martin (40th), and Matt Kenseth (43rd).

Give a call to Joey Logano and David Gilliland. Both had strong runs and good finishes. Robby Gordon also posted a good finish (15th).

Jimmie Johnson, Carl Edwards, and Paul Menard all had good runs going before late trouble. Johnson got loose in the closing laps, and spun, hitting the wall hard. Carl Edwards lost his motor with less than three laps to go. And, Menard got loose and hit the wall hard late in the race.  

Kenseth and Martin both lost engines and finished 43rd and 40th, respectively.

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Michael J. Smith is a NASCAR enthusiast and blogger. In addition to founding this website, Michael is a journalist with over a decade of experience writing for prestigious media organizations.

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