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NASCAR America: Kyle Busch struggles to break through with first win

Kyle Busch has been dominant in the past but the frustration has to be mounting in 2018 as the second-place finishes keep coming.

Kyle Busch has been really good through the last four Cup races.

But there’s always been at least one person better.

Busch has finished in the top three in each of the last four races. Three of those have been runner-up finishes. The latest came Monday when he finished second to Clint Bowyer at Martinsville.

“We’re doing what we need to do,” Busch said. “We’re just not quite there being able to knock that door down.”

NASCAR America analysts Kyle Petty, Nate Ryan and Parker Kligerman discussed Busch’s frustration with the difficulty of winning so far in 2018.

“They are not beating themselves,” Petty said. “They are getting beat. I think that is a lot more frustrating for Kyle to handle. If he knows they can fix the mistakes, and because they have a dominate car, ‘I can maybe live with that and fall out of a race.’ But getting beat week in and week out, Kyle Busch can’t tolerate.”

Busch has led 224 laps in the last four races and won one stage.

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