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Kyle Busch completes Bristol sweep with 20th win at track

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Erik Jones really needed to win, and Kyle Busch would have loved to celebrate the first Cup win for the kid he discovered.

But this is Bristol Motor Speedway, and Busch practically owns the place.

Busch swept the weekend for the second time in his career by winning the Monster Energy Cup Series race Saturday night. He also won in the Truck Series on Wednesday night and the Xfintiy Series on Friday night . He's the only driver to pull off the sweep, and he also did it in 2010.

Standings: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

As of: Aug. 22
RankDriverPointsPV Rank
1Martin Truex Jr.9511
2Kyle Busch8502
3Kyle Larson8453
4Kevin Harvick8244
5Denny Hamlin7535
6Brad Keselowski7286
7Chase Elliott7117
8Matt Kenseth7038
9Jamie McMurray7009
10Clint Bowyer64210
11Jimmie Johnson62811
12Ryan Blaney62312


Formula One News

Formula One enters esports with virtual championship

LONDON (AP) — Formula One is creating a virtual championship for gamers.

The esports competition will begin in September and F1's owners hope it will "build a greater connection with wider audiences, especially younger fans."

F1's esports series will determine the 40 quickest drivers in qualification events who will progress to live semifinals at the 600-capacity Gfinity Arena in London in October. The top 20 will contest the finals in Abu Dhabi around the season-finale on-track grand prix on Nov. 25.

Details of prize money were not provided by F1, which was taken over by American sports and entertainment firm Liberty Media this year.