Kyle Busch drives No. 18 Toyota Camry to fourth-place finish at Michigan International Speedway
Kyle Busch finished fourth in the Consumers Energy 400 at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday.
Busch’s top-five finish, the ninth time he has achieved that result this year, added 49 points to his season total. Busch now sits at No. 9 in the NASCAR Cup Series standings with 651 points. A total of 16 drivers make the postseason cut.
Busch started in 16th position and led four laps in the race. The 17th-year driver has collected 56 career victories, with 209 top-five finishes and 307 results inside the top 10.
Victory Lane at Michigan International Speedway is a familiar place for Busch, who has one career win at the track. His fourth-place finish also marks the eighth time he has finished in the top five at Michigan and his 13th top-10.
The Las Vegas, Nevada native began the race three spots behind his career mark of 12.8, but finished 11 places ahead of his career average of 14.7.
Busch battled against a field of 39 drivers on the way to his fourth-place finish. The race endured five cautions and 24 caution laps. There were 10 lead changes.
After Clint Bowyer won the first stage, Harvick grabbed control and won Stage 2 before driving to victory.