Kyle Busch’s 2021 season in the NASCAR XFINITY Series will remain perfect, as he finishes undefeated in five races contested.
Did Kyle Busch win the last race of his NASCAR XFINITY Series career. It is still too early to tell, but the Joe Gibbs Racing driver has claimed a fifth victory this season. With five wins in five races, Kyle Busch ends 2021 unbeaten in the NASCAR XFINITY Series.
Starting from pole, winner of the first two segments, leader of 97 of 164 laps covered, Kyle Busch once again dominated a race in the second NASCAR division.
Daniel Hemric and Jeb Burton come to challenge Kyle Busch at the end of the race, especially during theovertime, however, the Joe Gibbs Racing driver manages to counter his rivals, including sending his teammate into the wall while he was in control of the race.
I wanted to push him in a straight line, but I knocked him off balance and he was helped on his right side. I wanted to help a teammate, that’s why I left behind him. In the end it was a good day for the No. 54 team, but Daniel Hemric was better and deserved the victory.
Kyle Busch indicated before the race that it could be his last in his career. Under the checkered flag he is ahead of Jeb Burton, Noah Gragson, Justin Haley and Ty Dillon for the top 5.
Already absent Friday night during the Knoxville event, Michael Annett had to forfeit this Atlanta event. According to our colleagues at The Athletic, it is a leg injury that keeps Michael Annett away from this race.
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Next Saturday, NASCAR’s second division will be at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.