Kyle Busch wins pole for NASCAR playoff race in Virginia
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Kyle Busch has won the pole at Martinsville Speedway to open the third round of NASCAR's playoffs. Busch turned a lap at 96.254 mph around the Virginia paperclip to earn the top starting spot in Sunday's race.

More important, it earned Busch the first pit stall and easiest exit during pit stops. Busch and his Joe Gibbs Racing team won at Martinsville last fall to put his Toyota in the championship four. There are four slots open to race for the title in the season finale and a victory in this...

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