Kyle Busch earned Joe Gibbs Racing’s ninth consecutive Nationwide Series victory in Fontana, Calif., on Saturday, comfortably beating Sam Hornish Jr. for his third win in five races this season.Joe Gibbs Racing’s Toyotas haven’t lost a Nationwide race on their unofficial home track since 2007.Busch pushed ahead late in a back-and-forth duel with Nationwide points leader Hornish’s Ford to win his second consecutive Nationwide race.What’s more, Parker Kligerman drove his Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota to a fourth-place finish. Regan Smith was third, and Austin Dillon came in fifth ahead of Kyle Larson.Through changes in cars and crew chiefs, Busch has won six times at Fontana. He’s the Nationwide career victory leader with 54.Power wins poleThe same driver will lead the field to the green flag through the streets of St. Petersburg for the fourth consecutive year.Only Will Power will have some new faces right behind him Sunday in the season-opening IndyCar race.Power earned his fourth consecutive pole at St. Pete by posting a best lap Saturday.Right behind him was Takuma Sato, making his first start for A.J. Foyt Racing, and Simona de Silvestroin with a career-best third.James Hinchcliffe qualified fourth for Andretti Autosport and was followed by Helio Castroneves, who joined his Penske Racing teammate Power in the Fast Six.Vettel takes F1 poleThree-time defending Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull won the pole position at the Malaysian Grand Prix, edging the Ferraris of Felipe Massa and Fernando Alonso just as the rain-affected qualifying ended. It was the second pole in a row and 38th overall for the German.
Today on TV
• IndyCar Grand Prix of St. Pete, 11 a.m., NBC Sports Network
• NASCAR Sprint Cup Auto Club 400, 2 p.m., KDFW/Ch. 4