Monday, April 4, 2016

National weekend wrap-up: April 1-3, 2016

It was a "double-bow" weekend for Kyle Busch at Martinsville
credit: Getty Images/Sarah Crabill
Camping World Truck Series – Kyle Busch won his first career race at Martinsville Speedway on Saturday, taking the checkered flag in the Alpha Energy Solutions 250 and bringing home the famed Grandfather Clock trophy. John Hunter Nemechek finished second, followed by William Byron, Kyle Larson and Timothy Peters.

Sprint Cup Series – Busch like his first Grandfather Clock so much he won another one on Sunday, besting AJ Allmendinger in the STP 500 at Martinsville. Larson finished third, followed by Austin Dillon and Brad Keselowski.

Verizon IndyCar Series – Scott Dixon won Saturday night’s Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix at Phoenix International Raceway, the first IndyCar race at the track since 2005. Simon Pagenaud finished second, followed by Will Power, Tony Kanaan and Graham Rahal.

NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series – Antron Brown (Top Fuel), Alexis DeJoria (Funny Car) and Jason Line (Pro Stock) took home Wallys from the DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Greg Anderson won the K&N Horsepower Challenge for Pro Stocks on Saturday.

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