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Kyle Busch Takes Fourth Win of 2019 as He Wins Pocono 400

LONG POND, PENNSYLVANIA – MAY 31: Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M’s Hazelnut Toyota, practices for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway on May 31, 2019 in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Kyle Busch didn’t win Stage 1 and 2, but he did lead a race-high 79 laps en route to winning the overall race Sunday at Pocono Raceway. Busch sped to the finish line ahead of Brad Keselowski, Erik Jones, Chase Elliott and Clint Bowyer.

This is Busch’s fourth win of the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season, and it is the ninth win for Joe Gibbs Racing in 14 races this season.

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Kevin Harvick, who was in the running for the win was busted for an uncontrolled tire on pit road late in the race, he then subsequently cracked his steering box. Harvick would finish 22nd a lap off the pace.

Kyle Larson who swept Stages 1 and 2, wound up a disappointing 26th after slapping the wall in Stage 3.

Post-Race Stat Pack

Toby Christie
Toby Christie
Toby is the Founder, and Editor-in-Chief of Toby is also the co-host of The Final Lap Weekly Podcast. Additionally, he is an award-winning writer, and has followed the sport as a fan since 1993.

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