Published on February 16th, 2009 | by Ron Ripple37
Kyle Busch Starts His Year Off The Same Way He Ended Last Year!
Kyle Busch who ended his day at the Daytona 500 mixed up in a crash, that would take his chances of winning away, dominated the race by leading 76 out of 124 laps. It was an unfortunate day for Kyle Busch but a very fortunate day for Mr. Matthew Kenseth, who went on to win the race after officials called the race due to rain.
Kyle Busch who was last years wonder boy at the beginning of the season looked like he was going to do it once again. He was driving around these guys as if they were glued to the cement. His pit crew changed tires quicker than I can shotgun a beer. (I’m South Carolina’s #1 Beer Shotgunner) Kyle Busch was running a phenomenal race until Dale Earnhardt Jr. decided he wasn’t very happy being a lap down.
Here’s the story, if you didn’t get a chance to watch the race. Brian Vickers and Dale Earnhardt Jr. were racing for the “lucky dog” position at the front of the pack. Brian Vickers was in front of Earnhardt Jr who went down on the low side to try and pass him. Brian Vickers went down to the yellow line to block him which pushed Earnhardt Jr. out, and then Earnhardt intentionally came up and tapped Vickers on the left rear corner which caused him to spin out and take out half the pack.
Click on the video below if you want to see.
If you watched the post race interviews you’ll wonder what was wrong with Kyle Busch, and I think I have the answer. Kyle Busch for some odd reason was extremely nice and didn’t have that negative whiny tone he usually portrays when he gets wrecked or doesn’t win.
My speculation is that he either got “neutered” (my dog relaxed after I get him neutered) or he had a hot date after the race. Hopefully it was the hot date because if I continue to see Kyle Busch be that respectful and nice after a race I may stop writing about him.
Overall I thought the Daytona 500 was a fun race to watch given the circumstances we were dealt. The whole race everyone was worried about the rain so it made the drivers drive a little bit more aggressively. Unfortunately none of the big names finished in the top 10 due to the wreck but we’ve got plenty more races for these guys to show us what they’ve got.