FONTANA, Calif. -- There, walking through the Auto Club Speedway garage sporting a big smile and easy stride, was Sunday's fifth-place finisher Kurt Busch. His pleased and pleasant demeanor was in stark contrast to the post-race chaos of crew scuffles and driver feuds demanding so much attention in the moments following the Auto Club 400. It was Busch's second straight top-five performance in the No. 78 Furniture Row Chevrolet -- a single car effort that with the former Sprint Cup champion behind the wheel is proving itself every bit as worthy as the uber-teams and perennial favorites it competes alongside.
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