Kyle Busch Gets Hostile Reception From Phoenix International Raceway Crowd

You knew this was going to happen: When Kyle Busch was introduced during the pre-race ceremonies at Phoenix International Raceway on Sunday, the fans greeted him with a throaty, angry reception.

Following Busch's actions at Texas one week earlier, that was to be expected.

The reaction, though, wasn't quite as loud as anticipated. While Busch did get the most noise of anyone, the volume of cheers for championship contender Tony Stewart was within one decibel of Busch.

Here are the top 10 drivers who got the most noise at Phoenix (ranked by decibels):

Driver        dB Type of Noise Comment
1 Kyle Busch 86.6 Boos Obvious reasons
2 Tony Stewart 85.7 Cheers Fans make title choice clear
3 Jeff Gordon 85.4 Cheers Won Phoenix in February
4 Dale Earnhardt Jr. 84.9 Cheers Had a quiet Chase
5 Carl Edwards 84.7 Cheers More noise than usual lately
6 Mark Martin 83.5 Cheers Still plenty of supporters
7 Jimmie Johnson 83.0 Mix Champ's reign ending
8 Kevin Harvick 82.0 Cheers Lots of history at Phoenix
9 Brad Keselowski 80.5 Mostly cheers Now a prominent driver
10 Ryan Newman 80.6 Cheers 2010 Phoenix winner
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