Kyle Busch (Kyle Thomas Busch) is an American professional stock car racing driver, driving Toyota Camry No.18 for Joe Gibbs Racing for NASCAR Cup Series.
The all-time winner of the Xfinity Series is also the owner of the Kyle Busch Motorsports Racing Team, competing in NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. In the recently concluded Clash at LA Coliseum, he place second behind Joey Logano.
Away from being an accomplished driver, he has achieved a lot including 102 NASCAR Xfinity Series wins and 61 Camping World Truck Series wins. He has tasted the victory of the NASCAR Xfinity Cup Series championship twice, in 2005 and 2009.
Kyle Busch Retirement from Xfinity Series
The 36-year old driver has always been so vocal about his retirement plan. On many occasions, he stated he was going to retire from Xfinity series once he hit 100 wins. In 2021, he won all the five required races in the Xfinity Series.
After winning the July 2021 Xfinity Series he attained a total career of 102 wins which surpassed his 100 targets. Many thought he was still going to add more races to his record. However, after the race, he did something unusual in a postrace interview where he thanked all those who have helped him in his care.
As the Xfinity Series, 2022 season is about to start, his Website (KFB) removed the Xfinity series tab which was a clear signal that he was not going to be in any other Xfinity race. However, despite his retirement from the Xfinity Series, he is expected to start NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in Las Vegas in early March 2022.
Kyle Busch Career
Since he began his career in 1998 at the age of 13 years he has been showing spectacular performance the last 23 years he has been behind the wheel. As an amateur, he won 65 races in legend car racing and two track championships at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
He then proceeded to late models competition where scooped 10 wins before moving to NASCAR. Kyle joined NASCAR at the age of 16 competing in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series, driving #99 Ford for Roush Racing.
Since joining NASCAR he has not only to boke record he has also dominated the races becoming one of NASCAR’s Icons.
When it comes to NASCAR he made his debut at the Indianapolis Raceway Park, finishing in the 9th position in his first race which was highly impressive considering it was his first race.
As a NASCAR driver he has not only gone beyond the limits but he has also proved that dreams are valid. Currently, he holds a numerals record in NASCAR competition including topping most races in the three NASCAR series with the 24 wins he accomplished in 2010.
As of 2021, he had 222 wins across all three NASCAR’s national touring series. In Xfinity Series, he holds the record of the most wins with 13 wins in 2010 and 102 total career wins. In 2005, he made history in NASCAR after he became the youngest driver to win the Cup races at California Speedways at the age of 19.
Moreover, in 2006 he was the youngest driver to qualify for the Chase for the Spirit Cup. In 2008 and 2015, he became the first driver to win a championship in a Toyota at Atlanta Motor Speedways.
His hard work and determination made him one of the only six drivers to ever win the championship in both the Cup Series and the Xfinity Series. In 2005, he became the 14th of 36 drivers to win a race in each of NASCAR’s three national series.
The veteran won became the first driver to win two of NASCAR’s top touring series races on the same day at Auto Club Speedway. In 2010, his racing team Kyle Busch Motorsports became the first Truck Series Organization to win the owners’ championship in its debut season with eight wins, 16 top fives, and 21 top-ten finishes in 2010.
Kyle Busch Family
Busch was born in Las Vegas, Nevada to Tom Busch and Gaye Busch. He has an elder brother who is also a veteran NASCAR driver and the 2004 NASCAR Nextel Cup Series champion, Kurt Busch.
Wife and Son
He is married to Samantha Sarcinella, the two officiated their union on 31st December 2010 in Chicago. The glamorous event was featured on Style Network for one hour.
The two have been blessed with one son, Brexton Locke Busch born in 2015. Kyle has been coaching him and developing him to follow in his footsteps. After his retirement, Kyle outlined he will focus more on his son who has a passion for racing.
Kyle Busch Age
He was born on May 2nd, 1985 he will be turning 37 years in May 2022.
Kyle Busch Net Worth
As of 2022, he has a net worth of $80 million and still counting