Kyle Busch Claims Another Win at Darlington

Unpopular driver wins his third Sprint Cup event of season
By Mitch Pritchard,  Newser User
Posted May 10, 2008 11:42 PM CDT
Kyle Busch celebrates with the checkered flag after winning the NASCAR Dodge Challenger 500 Sprint Cup series auto race at the Darlington International Raceway.   (AP Photo/Brett Flashnick)
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(Newser) – The crowd booed him. He called his car pathetic. His crew missed a lug nut, and he couldn't stay off Darlington Raceway's wall. Despite it all, Kyle Busch found Victory Lane once again. NASCAR's least popular driver raced to his third Sprint Cup Series victory of the season last night, winning a battle of attrition at the track "Too Tough to Tame."

"How many times did I hit the wall? I don't know, one, two, three, four, probably five or six," Busch said. "I've got to thank my team, they build them as strong as they can for me, 'cause I like to knock the walls down with them." Busch's victory hardly thrilled the crowd, which viciously booed him in prerace introductions and hadn't softened by the time he won.