Kyle Busch wins the 57th Annual Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at BMS

BRISTOL (WJHL) – No. 18 Kyle Busch wins the 57th annual Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Busch’s win Saturday night marks his 40th victory in 450 NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series races.

According to a release, this is Busch’s second victory and 14th Top 10 finish in 2017, and his sixth victory and 14th Top 10 finish in 25 races at BMS.

Erik Jones, who won the pole for Saturday’s race, posted his first Top 10 finish in two races at BMS, and his ninth Top 10 finish in 2017.

No. 11 driver Denny Hamlin came in third in Saturday’s race.

LIVE BLOG:

10:36 p.m.- Busch sweeps Bristol winning the truck series, the Xfinity series and now the cup series.This is the second time Busch has won all three races.

10:33 p.m.- Kyle Busch wins the 57th annual Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race.

10:29 p.m.- Kyle Busch continues to be the race leader. Erik Jones is second and Denny Hamlin is in 3rd.

10:25 p.m.- Erik Jones and Matt Kenseth are fighting for 2nd, as Kyle Busch continues in the lead.

10:20 p.m.- Kyle Busch is back in the lead, followed by Matt Kenseth and Erik Jones.

10:15 p.m. – Erik Jones is still our leader, but we’ve had a switch up for second, as Matt Kenseth pulls past Kyle Busch.

10:13 p.m.- We’re back racing! Erik Jones will be your race leader, followed by Kyle Busch and Matt Kenseth.

10:09 p.m. CAUTION No. 8 – No. 34 Landon Cassill into the inside wall.

10:07 p.m.- Your top 5 drivers: Jones, Kenseth, Harvick, Kyle Busch, McMurray

10:05 p.m.- Erik Jones back in the lead, followed by Kevin Harvick, Matt Kenseth and Kyle Busch

10:02 p.m.- CAUTION involving No. 24 Chase Elliott. 100 laps to go!

9:57 p.m.- Kyle Busch is still in the lead, followed by Erik Jones, Kyle Larson, Matt Kenseth and Kevin Harvick.

9:54 p.m.- 129 laps to go race fans!

9:51 p.m.- We’re back racing and Kyle Busch is back in the lead. Erik Jones follows Busch, as well as Kevin Harvick and Jamie McMurray.

9:46 p.m.- CAUTION: Ty Dillon scraped the wall into Turn 2. Erik Jones is still your race leader, followed by Kyle Larson, Chase Elliott, Kyle Busch and Denny Hamlin.

9:42 p.m.- 160 laps to go! Erik Jones is our race leader, followed by Kyle Busch and Kyle Larson.

9:20 p.m.- Erik Jones back in the lead. Kyle Busch and Chase Elliott are trailing Jones.

9:14 p.m.- Matt Kenseth is your current race leader, followed by Jimmie Johnson and Kevin Harvick.

9:03 p.m.- CAUTION: Jeffery Earnhardt and Austin Dillon make contact in Turn 4.

8:50 p.m.- CAUTION: Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. bumps the wall. Kyle Busch is our race leader.

8:47 p.m.- Erik Jones is still leading the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race, Kyle Busch and Kyle Larson are behind him.

8:38 p.m.- Erik Jones is back as the race leader, followed by No. 18 Kyle Busch and No. 11 Denny Hamlin.

8:24 p.m.- Kyle Busch ends up winning Stage 1 here at Bristol, bumping Kyle Larson from the lead.

8:23 p.m.- It’s a battle between the Kyle’s folks! Kyle Larson has taken the lead from Kyle Busch.

8:22 p.m – Kyle Busch is your new race leader, followed by Kyle Lason and Chase Elliott.

8:12 p.m.: Your race leaders right now: Kyle Lason, followed by Chase Elliott, Erik Jones, Kyle Busch and Matt Kenseth

8:08 p.m.: We’re back racing. We’re 69 laps in and Kyle Larson is our race leader.

8:04 p.m.: CAUTION: Aric Almirola scraped the wall in Turn 2. Lots of drivers hitting pit road.

8:03 p.m.:Your current race leader is No. 42 Kyle Larson, followed by No. 77 Erik Jones and No. 24 Chase Elliott.

7:48 p.m.:We’re racing at Bristol Motor Speedway. Your race leader is Erik Jones, followed by Chase Elliott.

7:45 p.m.:Cars are on the track! We’re about to start racing here at Bristol.

6:30 p.m.: Erik Jones, driver of the No. 77 5-hour ENERGY Extra Strength Toyota won the Coors Light Pole Award for tonight’s race, securing his first pole in 27 NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series races.

Jones will be followed by Kyle Larson, Kasey Kahne, Chase Elliott and Matt Kenseth.

Driver introductions are about to start.

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