Kyle Busch Wins at Talladega Under Caution

Wreck on final lap allows him to cruise to first win at super speedway
By Mike Buss,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 27, 2008 7:48 PM CDT
NASCAR driver Kyle Busch celebrates after winning the Aaron's 499 auto race at Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, Ala., on Sunday, April 27, 2008.    (AP Photo/Ron Sanders)
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(Newser) – Kyle Busch, the kid who couldn't conquer Talladega, finally won at the harrowing track Sunday, and in this, his breakout season, it was only fitting that he coasted to the victory. Busch came back from a lap down for his first win there, which came under caution when a 13-car accident brought out the yellow flag on the final lap.

It froze the field and allowed Busch to slowly make his way across the finish line - a rare completion considering his history there. In six previous Cup races, Busch failed to finish four times and wrecked out of both events last season. Juan Pablo Montoya finished second to match his career best on an oval since moving to NASCAR in 2006.