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Rusty Nails It: Pole, pits keys to Kahne's victory

Both of Kasey Kahne's wins this season have come from the pole, but, as Rusty Wallace writes, it takes more than that to win.

Updated: April 25, 2006, 11:48 AM ET
By Rusty Wallace | Special to ESPN.com

Texas Motor Speedway is a fast track that takes a lot of horsepower, and some teams have more than others.

Kasey Kahne had a real fast car Sunday and has had a lot of success on speedways. What I've seen from him is that he runs a real high line and builds momentum on the top side of the racetrack when a lot of drivers are working to try to handle their car down low.

Kahne's a "rim rider" -- driving on the top rim of the track -- and always seems to have his car working ...

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