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Kyle Busch gets rowdy in playoffs chasing Martin Truex Jr., second NASCAR Cup championship

Kyle Busch gets rowdy in playoffs chasing Martin Truex Jr., second NASCAR Cup championship

And here we thought Martin Truex Jr. was cruising down the highway, heading to his first NASCAR Cup title.

Not so fast. Things are about to get disruptive with The Rowdy One, Kyle Busch.

Busch now has won two consecutive playoff races and is only 18 points behind Truex in the playoff standings. Every point is critical in trying to move forward to Homestead in late November for the final-four matchup near Miami, but victories are a surefire way to advance.

We are down to 12 drivers in the championship mix, after Kurt Busch, Kasey Kahne, Austin Dillon and Ryan Newman were eliminated this past week at...

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