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Kyle Busch wins Nationwide race at Texas; Paul Menard finishes 10th

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- Kyle Busch has completed an impressive drive for five -- and a long NASCAR doubleheader.

Busch won its fifth consecutive Nationwide race at Texas Motor Speedway on Monday, joining two-time series champion Jack Ingram and Dale Earnhardt Sr., as the only drivers to win five consecutive races in NASCAR's second-tier series at the same track.

Only about an hour after finishing third in the rain-postponed Sprint Cup race earlier in the day -- 501 miles over 334 laps -- Busch led 153 of the 200 laps in the 300-mile Nationwide race, that was originally scheduled Saturday.

It was Busch's second consecutive Nationwide victory and 33rd of his career.

Busch beat Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Joey Logano, the polesitter, by 0.688 seconds.

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