Mishaps have yet to knock Busch from perch
DARLINGTON, S.C. -- Kurt Busch has spun out, blown an engine and raced a car that drove more like a bulldozer. No matter what the circumstances, none has been bad enough to cost him his points lead.
Busch battled an ill-handling car throughout the Southern 500 on Sunday, but still eked out a sixth-place finish. He left Darlington Raceway with his lead intact, and heads into next week's season finale with an 18-point advantage over Jimmie Johnson.
Four drivers are within striking ...
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