Busch missed the first 11 races of the season with a broken right leg and broken left foot. He returned in late May and has won four of the last five Sprint Cup Series races and three straight.
Now he has a prestigious Brickyard victory to give him one of NASCAR’s elusive crown jewels. Busch also won the second-tier Xfinity Series race Saturday at Indianapolis.
His Indy victory moved him within 23 points of cracking the top 30 in the standings – where he needs to be to make NASCAR’s championship race. It also gave Toyota its first Cup win at Indianapolis.
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