By PAUL NEWBERRY
AP Sports Writer
HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) Steve Addington made it back to Victory Lane with a different Busch.
Fired late last season as Kyle Busch's crew chief, Addington needed only four races to win again with his new boss Kurt Busch, Kyle's older brother.
Asked if he felt vindicated, Addington replied, ``If I denied that, I would be lying.''
Addington was part of 12 wins in less than two seasons working with Kyle Busch, only to get fired after his driver narrowly missed the Chase for the Championship during an up-and-down 2009 season.
The older Busch hired Addington as his crew chief in December.
``It honestly feels good to be with this race team, with Kurt as the driver, and come back and win before the 18 car (Kyle Busch) got a chance to win. That's a personal deal,'' Addington said. ``I'm still great friends with Kyle and everything. But it's a good feeling. It's a relief in a certain way.''
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