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Lars Anderson
October 06, 2008
1 The good news for Kyle Busch? He had his best finish of the Chase in Sunday's race at Kansas. The bad news? Thanks to a fuel-pressure problem, that finish was 28th. The winningest driver in the regular season is now 311 points out of first—and effectively out of the title hunt.
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October 06, 2008

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The good news for Kyle Busch? He had his best finish of the Chase in Sunday's race at Kansas. The bad news? Thanks to a fuel-pressure problem, that finish was 28th. The winningest driver in the regular season is now 311 points out of first—and effectively out of the title hunt.

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What team has been the biggest disappointment in the Chase? Joe Gibbs Racing. After taking nine of the 26 regular-season checkered flags, JGR drivers are winless in the Chase and stacked up at the bottom of the standings, with Denny Hamlin 10th, Tony Stewart 11th and Busch 12th.

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At Kansas, Jeff Gordon had his best race since late June, finishing fourth and climbing from eighth to sixth in the points. Gordon is in prime position to make a move; he has 18 wins at the next three tracks on the schedule—Talladega, Charlotte and Martinsville.

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