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Kyle Busch's long weekend at a glance

Kyle Busch's

to-do list this week

Wednesday

• Raced in Tony Stewart's

Prelude to the Dream in Eldora, Ohio.

Thursday morning

• Sponsor obligation, Hackettstown, N.J.

Thursday night

• Flew to Long Pond, Pa., to "rest up."

Friday

• Qualified his Sprint Cup car.

• Took a helicopter from Pocono Raceway to a local airport, flew to Fort Worth Alliance Airport.

• Got a police escort. Competed in the truck series race.

• Got a police escort back to the airport. Returned to Pocono.

• Drove 40 minutes from the airport to Pocono.

• Slept.

TOday

• Practice the Cup car.

• Take a helicopter back to airport and fly to Nashville.

• Compete in the Nationwide race.

• Fly back to Pocono.

Sunday

• Compete in the Sprint Cup race.

Air miles: 4,000

Track miles: 1,050.5

The three races get progressively longer: 250.5 (trucks), 300 (Nationwide), 500 (Cup).

A triple threat

Top five things that could derail Kyle Busch's "triple"

1. One of his race teams makes him pay for his own jet fuel.

2. Prolonged Victory Lane celebration in the truck race makes him late for his helicopter to the next venue.

3. He decides to jump into an IndyCar at Texas just to prove he can win in those cars, too.

4. Leaves his lucky underwear in Nashville.

5. His charter flight was being staffed by Continental employees.

Kyle Busch's long weekend at a glance 06/06/08 [Last modified: Friday, June 6, 2008 10:30pm]

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