Chicago a good spot for a first-time Busch winner

If it's a first-time Busch Series winner you want to see, Chicagoland Speedway has proved to be just the right place for it, writes Rupen Fofaria.

Updated: July 12, 2007, 4:59 PM ET
By Rupen Fofaria | Special to ESPN.com

The six previous Busch Series races at Chicagoland Speedway have resulted in four drivers securing their first career Busch Series win.

Casey Mears (2006), Justin Labonte (2004), Johnny Sauter (2002) and Jimmie Johnson (2001) were all first-time Busch Series victors when they scored their wins at Chicagoland Speedway.

"You always love returning to a place you won," Mears said. "The team's been great this year and we've got a lot of momentum behind us."

Mears is ...

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