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Kyle Busch Wins 12th Nationwide Race of the year in Phoenix

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JENNA FRYER

AP Auto Racing Writer

 

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Kyle Busch raced to his 12th NASCAR Nationwide Series victory of the year and Austin Dillon maintained his hold on the championship lead with a third-place finish at Phoenix International Raceway.

 

Justin Allgaier passed Dillon on the last lap Saturday for second place, and it cost Dillon a point in the standings. Dillon takes an eight-point lead over Sam Hornish Jr. into next week's season finale at Homestead.

 

Hornish finished fifth.

 

 

Busch

 

A year ago, Busch went winless in the Nationwide Series. He has made 25 starts this year.

, meanwhile, needs a win at Homestead to match his career best 13-win 2010 season. He has a record 63 victories in the series.

 

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