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Who won the NASCAR race yesterday? Complete results from Sunday’s Atlanta race



The winner of Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway dueled with a driver he knows very well.

Kurt Busch stopped his younger brother, Kyle Busch, at the checkered flag at the Quaker State 400 presented by Walmart. The victory locked Kurt Busch in the NASCAR playoffs. His brother qualified in May when he won the Buschy McBusch Race 400 at Kansas.

The driver of Chip Ganassi Racing’s No. 1 car was ecstatic after overtaking his rival brother.

Below is more information on Kurt Busch’s victory on Sunday, plus the full results of the race.

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Who won the NASCAR race yesterday?

Kurt Busch outplayed his brother Kyle Busch in a duel to the end. The confrontation left him feeling. . . sentimental?

“The adrenaline kicks in, childhood memories come back, the best of the best in this business is in my mirror, and yet sometimes I can laugh and say, ‘Yes, I taught you everything you know'” , He said. at his post-race press conference. “It is an incredible and genuine battle between the two of us.

“We’ve had some friction over the years, but as we’ve gotten older (Kurt is 42, Kyle is 36), we’ve gotten a little wiser and competed with a lot of respect on the track, to almost being teammates even though we compete for different organizations. “

Kurt Busch also said that he and his brother have become very close over the past year due to having to spend more time together during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Kyle Busch wasn’t happy with finishing second, but he still congratulated the winner.

He was certainly not happy with Ross Chastain, Kurt Busch’s teammate at Chip Ganassi Racing. Chastain was just ahead like the Busch brothers as they raced for the lead in the closing laps, and Kyle Busch thought Chastain stopped him. Kurt Busch passed his brother, who was forced to use his tires with Chastain in front of him.

“It shows you what kind of driver he is,” Kyle Busch told NBCSN.

“Chastain helped today from the side of the teammates,” said Kurt Busch. “He’s my brother. He can take one. Sit to the side. Okay, buddy, you can finish second.”

“Running to stay on the lead lap, I am very aware of what is happening on the track around me. Kurt asked for the end and I gave it to him,” Chastain told NBCSN.

Atlanta NASCAR Results

The Busch brothers have finished 1-2 four times in the Cup Series. Each has won twice. They also divided the first two stages of Sunday’s race; Kyle won Stage 1 and Kurt won Stage 2.

The rest of the top five in Atlanta: Martin Truex Jr., Alex Bowman and Ryan Blaney.

Denny Hamlin maintained his lead in the points table with 13th place. However, he has not yet won. Kurt Busch is the twelfth different driver to win in the first 21 races of this season.

NASCAR heads north for next weekend’s race, the 301 Foxwoods Resort Casino at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (3 p.m. ET Sunday; NBCSN, TSN, PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). The series will take the next two weeks off as the Summer Olympics progress.

End up Driver Car No. Team
1 Kurt busch 1 Chip Ganassi Racing
two Kyle busch 18 Joe Gibbs Racing
3 Martin Truex Jr. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing
4 Alex Bowman 48 Hendrick Motorsports
5 Ryan blaney 12 Penske Team
6 Tyler reddick 8 Richard Childress Racing
7 Chase elliott 9 Hendrick Motorsports
8 Christopher bell twenty Joe Gibbs Racing
9 Matt DiBenedetto twenty-one Wood Brothers Racing
10 Brad Keselowski two Penske Team
eleven Kevin Harvick 4 Stewart-Haas Racing
12 Austin dillon 3 Richard Childress Racing
13 Denny Hamlin eleven Joe Gibbs Racing
14 Bubba wallace 2. 3 23XI Races
fifteen Chase briscoe 14 Stewart-Haas Racing
sixteen Chris buescher 17 Roush Fenway racing
17 Cole custer 41 Stewart-Haas Racing
18 Kyle larson 5 Hendrick Motorsports
19 Joey logano 22 Penske Team
twenty William Byron 24 Hendrick Motorsports
twenty-one Ross Chastain 42 Chip Ganassi Racing
22 Corey lajoie 7 Spire Motorsports
2. 3 Aric Almirola 10 Stewart-Haas Racing
24 Erik jones 43 Richard Petty Motorsports
25 Ryan Preece 37 JTG Daugherty Racing
26 Anthony Alfredo 38 Front row motorsports
27 Michael McDowell 3. 4 Front row motorsports
28 Ryan newman 6 Roush Fenway racing
29 Justin haley 77 Spire Motorsports
30 BJ McLeod 78 Live fast motor sports
31 Garrett smithley 53 Rick Ware Racing
32 Bayley currey fifteen Rick Ware Racing
33 Cody Ware 51 Petty Ware Racing
3. 4 Josh bilicki 52 Rick Ware Racing
35 what houff 00 Starcom racing
36 Daniel Suarez placeholder image 99 Trackhouse racing
37 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 47 JTG Daugherty Racing




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