‘We got a kick for us’ – Kyle Busch reveals what prompted him after he was ripped off by NASCAR teammate Kevin Harvick

Although the Cup Series is officially NASCAR’s top-tier promotion with super competitive drivers and teams, the lower divisions in the organization’s feed system actually carry their value in bringing promising young talent up front after working their way up to the top division. And speaking of raising the bar for young drivers, Kyle Busch Motorsports and the Truck Series have been a major source of skilled drivers.

And no one embodies this better than Hendrick Motorsports sensation William Byron who grew out of KBM’s truck projects before bursting onto the Xfinity scene in 2017 by clinching the title. While the speedways of the Kyle Busch owned team have captivated the community, their complete dominance of Pocono has been the talk of the town for some time now.

Recently, “Rowdy” himself revealed the lesser-known backstory of the iconic track that propelled his team into a glorious race.


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Kyle Busch reveals his team’s “secret” that pushed them to push the boundaries

While Kyle Busch’s insane Cup racing has amassed many fans, the two-time Cup Champion is also the proud owner of KBM which provides two trucks in the Craftsman Truck Series alongside ARCA events, picking up young talent and bringing them to the top. platform.

And HMS speedster, William Byron is an excellent example of this. The Busch prodigy has been part of the team’s truck campaign, and it is here that Byron learned the basics of the sport to be the second driver on the Trophy list with the most wins that season. With the Truck Series race looming at Pocono, “Rudy” Busch recently revealed his team’s secret to winning the race at the coveted track, winning 7 out of 8 races.

Speaking to Go TrackHopper, Richard Childress Racing driver revealed the lesser-known anecdote that pushed the team to the absolute edge. Referring to the veteran and fellow Trophy driver, Kevin Harvick’s former company, Kevin Harvick Incorporated, Busch said, I feel like Pocono was a place you know we were really focused on in the early days when we first started the series going there, you know, we got b*tt from KHI (Kevin Harvick Incorporated) the first year really really bad so I wasn’t too excited So “,

Entering the truck scene again in 2010, KBM received stiff competition from Harvick’s team, prompting the “bad boy” to resort to drastic and necessary changes. “so We focused a lot on getting better there and focusing on that place and since then we’ve been really fast so a lot of great drivers have pushed our stuff up there and we’ve also had great stuff up there so it’s great when I have to go out there and take those wins.”

Despite being behind the wheel of a Toyota for most of his Joe Gibbs Racing career, the 38-year-old driver also shared the team’s goal ahead of the race at Pocono on July 22 of this year.

Busch also opened up about the exact goal of the race, after the team’s switch from Toyota


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2023 was certainly an exceptional year for Bush. Despite a somewhat dismal 2022 season with just one win, this season so far has been impressive for the No. 8 driver with three wins, tying his KBM miraculous for the most wins this season.

While Busch’s switch from JGR and Toyota was a shock to many avid fans, the switch certainly worked for Busch and his team as the results speak for themselves. With the team embracing its new Chevrolet partners, the Truck Series race at Pocono will mark the first time KBM will race its new Chevy Silverados with “Rowdy” Busch at the helm of the No. 51 car.

He said, TIt will be our first time with Team Chevy so we are looking forward to our Silverados being quick there and of course, I’m behind the wheel of a Zare’s Transport Silverado so hopefully we can get another win with me and KBM.”


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While the Superspeedway race at Pocono will showcase KBM’s new Chevy trucks, Busch is already looking closely at the goal of the 100th win,” he said.This will be the 100th, it’s been a very long time because we’re kind of trying to look for that win, get that win, so we’d like to take that away,” he said proudly.

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