Busch leads most amount laps in last 65 races

By Dominic Aragon

February 25, 2018

HAMPTON, Ga.—Kurt Busch led the most laps he has led in a single Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race Sunday at Atlanta Motor Speedway since 2016.

Busch led three times for a total of 52 laps in the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500, ultimately finishing eighth.

Prior to Sunday, the last time the driver of the No. 41 Ford led more laps was at Richmond in May of 2016 where he led 55 laps.

Busch declined comment for this story.

This season, Busch has led a total of 68 laps in two races. He led a total of 16 laps in 2017, the lowest of any of his full-time seasons in the Cup Series.

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