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Nationwide Series Breakdown: 2008 Bashas’ Supermarkets 200 at Phoenix

In what’s becoming a running theme in the Nationwide Series this season, Kyle Busch led four times for 133 laps en route to his second consecutive win during the race Friday night. But he wasn’t unchallenged; in fact, Busch held off a furious late-race charge from Carl Edwards, who enjoyed his best Nationwide run of the season with a second-place finish. However, it wasn’t enough to slow down Busch, who won by a little over a quarter of a second; the victory marked his second consecutive win in this series at the Phoenix International Raceway.

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