Sports News – NASCAR Chicago

Van Gisbergen Wins Cup Series in Chicago – Shane van Gisbergen’s historic NASCAR Cup Series win on the streets of Chicago drew widespread plaudits,not least from the series regulars that the three-time Australian Supercars champion was racing against. And the respect ran both ways. Kyle Busch, who finished fifth, has previously partnered with the New Zealander in AIM Vasser Sullivan’s Lexus line-up at the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona, and said he was fully aware of the threat van Gisbergen represented on a street course. Kyle Larson was among the frontrunners when van Gisbergen was make his late charge through the field after being dumped into the pack during the pitstop sequence, and while the battle between the pair was over more quickly than the Hendrick driver would have liked, he said being able to run behind van Gisbergen after being passed was educational. Read more at:  (Mark Glendenning/

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