Celebrating Monster Energy’s 10th anniversary in style, Kurt Busch drifted his No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota to his first victory under the newly formed Kyle Busch Motorsports, owned by his brother, Kyle. Kurt Busch robbed Denny Hamlin of the checkered flag by 0.062 seconds, sliding sideways through the finish in one of the most exciting final laps in NASCAR history at Richmond International Raceway. An emotional win for the Busch brother, as well at the Monster Energy family, Kurt beat a stacked field of veteran cup racers and newcomers.

PHOTO CREDIT: KBM PR

1 10 54 Kurt Busch(i) Monster Energy Toyota
2 2 18 Denny Hamlin(i) Z-Line Designs Toyota
3 1 33 Kevin Harvick(i) Fast Fixin’ Chevrolet
4 6 6 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Cargill / Blackwell Angus Ford
5 12 12 Sam Hornish Jr. Wurth Dodge
6 7 2 Elliott Sadler OneMain Financial Chevrolet
7 8 36 Ryan Blaney Seal Wrap Chevrolet
8 19 43 Michael Annett Pilot / Flying J Ford
9 3 3 Austin Dillon # Advocare Chevrolet
10 5 38 Kasey Kahne(i) Great Clips Chevrolet
11 11 4 Steve Wallace LoanMax Ford
12 21 30 James Buescher(i) AccuDoc Solutions Chevrolet
13 17 87 Joe Nemechek AM/FM Energy Wood & Pellet Stoves Toyota
14 15 11 Brian Scott Dollar General Toyota
15 13 31 Justin Allgaier Brandt Chevrolet
16 9 22 Brad Keselowski(i) Discount Tire / SKF Dodge
17 20 44 Mike Bliss BanditChippers.com Toyota
18 14 20 Joey Logano(i) Dollar General Toyota
19 4 88 Cole Whitt # TaxSlayer Chevrolet
20 24 70 Johanna Long # Foretravel Motorcoach / Grand Springs Chevrolet

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Busch Brothers Join World Class Lineup of Monster Athletes to Announce Joining Monster Energy Team

A collection of world class Monster Energy action sports athletes welcomed Kyle and Kurt Busch to the Monster Energy team today with the announcement of a multi-year agreement as primary sponsor of the team’s No. 54 Monster Energy Camry in the NASCAR Nationwide Series for Kyle Busch Motorsports.

With multi-time X Games and Dew Tour Champion Jamie Bestwick serving as announcer, a freestyle moto-x demo kicked things off at the headquarters of team owner Kyle Busch’s race shop. “It’s great to have the Busch brothers join the Monster team and be wearing the Claw – they have the right attitude for Monster, and they’re proven winners, which is what Monster is all about,” said Bestwick, who was joined in the announcement by a lineup including seven-time Supercross Champion Jeremy McGrath, multifold Freestyle Motocross X Games Medalists Jeremy “Twitch” Stenberg, Kyle Loza and Adam Jones, off-road champion Johnny Greaves and BMX legend Dave Mirra in making the announcment in front a slack-jawed platoon of NASCAR media members who very likely saw moto-x backflips live for the first time in person.

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Busch Brothers and MONSTER ENERGY
A MONSTER Partnership Fit for a Championship
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (January 19, 2012) – Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) announced today that it has signed a multi-year agreement with Monster Energy Company as primary sponsor of the team’s No. 54 Monster Energy Camry in the NASCAR Nationwide Series. Team owner Kyle Busch, the all-time race winning driver in the history of the NASCAR Nationwide Series, will share driving duties with his brother Kurt Busch, the 2004 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion.

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Leffler Eyes Return to Victory Lane with Opportunity to Drive the No. 18 Dollar General Tundra
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (January 9, 2012) – Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) announced today that Jason Leffler will be the primary driver of the team’s No. 18 Tundra in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series for the 2012 season. The veteran driver will be behind the wheel for at least 14 races this season, beginning with the season-opening race at Daytona International Speedway. Dollar General, the nation’s largest small-box retailer, will serve as the primary sponsor for Leffler’s 14-race schedule.

Leffler has been a fixture in the NASCAR Nationwide Series throughout the last decade, finishing in the top 10 of the final point standings each of the last five seasons. In 292 career Nationwide Series starts, the 36-year-old driver has recorded two wins, eight poles, 42 top-five and 106 top-10 finishes.

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