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Martin Truex Jr.’s Bad Loss Overshadows Kyle Busch’s Win in Wretched Kansas Race

It just seems like Kyle Busch has won every race. The reigning Sprint Cup champion has just won three of the 11 races run so far in NASCAR's premier series. Sure, Busch won four Xfinity Series races and the only Camping World Truck Series race he entered. He also won a 150-mile qualifying race before the Daytona 500. It wasn't, however, Busch who made a mockery of the 400. It was the unfortunate Martin Truex Jr. who led 172 out of 267 Kansas Speedway laps and had the race clinched until something called "a head bolt off the brake," well, broke during a pit stop on the 212th lap. Until Truex Jr. had to pit, he had led 81 percent of the laps. Truex Jr., who wound up finishing 14th, was understandably mournful when he talked to ...

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