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“I Was Little Better Than Him”: Kyle Larson Reflects on Contact with Kyle Busch

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during the Enjoy Illinois 300 NASCAR Cup Series race at Gateway, Kyle Larson found himself in a heated battle with two-time Cup champion Kyle Busch. The incident occurred at the end of the second stage, leaving fans and pundits buzzing about the clash between these two talented drivers.

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In a post-race interview, Larson shared his perspective on the incident. He emphasized that it was a racing incident and not intentional. Larson explained that he was pushing hard to gain positions and misjudged the space between his car and Busch’s. The contact was unfortunate, but he didn’t believe it was a deliberate move.

For Busch, the crash had significant consequences. He finished 35th in the race, falling outside the playoff cutoff. The frustration was evident as Busch expressed his disappointment after the wreck. However, Larson maintained that he had no ill intentions and regretted the outcome.

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Kyle Busch and Kyle Larson Clash

Kyle Larson

As the cars roared into turn one on the final lap of stage two, Kyle Larson’s No. 5 Chevy slid up the track and made contact with Busch’s No. 8 RCR Chevy. The impact was forceful, causing both cars to spin out and slam into the wall. The collision reverberated through the racing world, sparking debates and discussions among fans and experts.

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NASCAR fans took to social media to voice their opinions. Some supported Kyle Larson, appreciating his honesty and sportsmanship. Others criticized Busch, believing he should have given more room. Regardless, the clash added drama to an already intense race, showcasing the fine margins in professional racing.As the NASCAR Cup Series heads to its next race, the Larson-Busch incident remains a talking point.

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I'm Moin Akhunji, a passionate sports writer renowned for my unique storytelling approach. My expertise spans across various sports, notably NASCAR, F1, and IndyCar. I hold a profound admiration for athletes like Chase Elliott and Dale Earnhardt Jr. When I'm not crafting articles, you'll likely find me trekking in the hills, indulging in my favorite hobby.
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