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Kyle Busch 2-for-2 at Dover, has chance at sweep

DOVER, Del. — Kyle Busch heard the critics who said he was too good, too dominant, too loaded with the best equipment to keep dropping down levels and romp toward victories.

His response from Victory Lane: too bad.

Busch earned his second victory of the weekend Saturday at Dover, in the Buckle Up 200 Nationwide series race, to set himself up for a shot at something only he has done: sweeping three NASCAR races at a track in one weekend.

"I do it for the pure love of the sport and just wanting to be out there," Busch, 29, said. "I'll keep doing it as long as we can do it."

Busch followed Friday's dominant win in trucks with another in Nationwide. He led 124 of 200 laps for his 66th career victory in NASCAR's second-tier series. He has 134 wins over NASCAR's three major series, though he has yet to win a Cup championship or marquee races such as the Daytona 500, Brickyard 400, Coca-Cola 600 or All-Star race.

"I've got a 134 of 'em now, and none of them mean nothing," said Busch, who achieved the three-race sleep in 2010 at Bristol. "Hopefully, someday, the big ones come."

Trevor Bayne was second and series points leader Regan Smith was 10th.

IndyCar: Will Power gave Roger Penske and Chevrolet what they wanted by winning the first of two weekend races at the Detroit Grand Prix.

"On his home track and in Chevy's back yard, it's a perfect day," Power said. "If we can do it again (today), it'll be even better."

Power finished 0.3308 seconds ahead of Graham Rahal on the bumpy, 13-turn, 2.36-mile street circuit on Belle Isle after starting a season-worst 16th.

NHRA: Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel), Cruz Pedregon (Funny Car), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) held on to the No. 1 spots in qualifying for today's Summernationals in Englishtown, N.J.

United Sportscar: Brothers Jordan and Ricky Taylor won the Chevrolet Classic in Detroit.

Kyle Busch 2-for-2 at Dover, has chance at sweep 05/31/14 [Last modified: Saturday, May 31, 2014 9:21pm]
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