Never let it be said that the Joe Gibbs Racing crew doesn't have a sense of humor.

Kyle Busch's crew chief Adam Stevens and front-tire changer Josh Leslie aren't with the team this weekend at Dover International Speedway, because they are serving one-race suspensions for lug nut shenanigans last weekend at Kansas Speedway.

But even though Stevens is gone this weekend he's hardly forgotten: There's a big picture of the crew chief attached to the team's tool box at Dover.

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And even without Stevens and Leslie, Busch is one of the favorites to win Sunday's AAA 400 Drive For Autism NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race (FOX 12:30 p.m. ET).

In his last six Cup races, Busch has five victories and two runner-up finishes. And he was fastest in Saturday morning's first Cup practice.