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What Martinsville Sprint Cup Win Means for NASCAR’s Outlaw, Kurt Busch

There's a definite irony in Kurt Busch's win in Sunday's STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway. The guy who gladly has accepted and even revels in the nickname of "The Outlaw" bested the guy who wears the biggest white hat in the sport, six-time Sprint Cup champ Jimmie Johnson. After 83 winless races, nearly 30 months and four teams since his last triumph in 2011 at Dover International Speedway, The Outlaw finally took the longest overdue checkered flag in his career. While the win boosted Busch four spots in the standings, the rough start he's had in 2014 prior to Sunday leaves him just tied for 20th with Casey Mears in the Sprint Cup rankings, still a distant 81 points behind series leader Dale Earnhardt Jr. That's almost two full race wins wo...

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