Kyle Busch who drives the No.18 Toyota Camry for Joe Gibbs Racing competing as a full-time Cup Series racer acquired the pole position for this weekend’s much-awaited NASCAR All-Star Race at Texas Motor Speedway after battling with Ryan Blaney with a whole new format of the entire race.
He has had an exceptional season so far with seven top 10s this season and a win during the Food City Dirt Race at Bristol Motor Speedway this season. The two-time Cup Series Champion prevailed at the pole after posting a top speed which got him a spot in the elimination and then moved on to the pit-stop and one lap race.
He was happy with his car and team and he faced Ryan Blaney for the pit-stop race and one-lap dash followed that, he was delighted to attain the pole at the All-Star Race. Kyle, Ryan Blaney, William Byron, Kyle Larson, and Kurt Busch make up the top 5 at the starting grid for the All-Star Race.
“When it comes to getting on the pole for the All-Star race, good to have that today,” says Kyle Busch after winning the pole for Sunday’s All-Star Race
Kyle Busch managed to record the fastest lap earning him a spot in the elimination round and the pit-stop and one-lap race to steal the pole for the All-Star Race he praised his pit crew’s skills as he said that it is enjoyable and he also added by saying that the All-Star weekend is his fondest time of the year.
“Anytime you’re able to showcase the pit crew’s ability and have them and their athleticism in this competition and in this qualifying format, I enjoy that, I think that’s my most favorite part of the year, coming to the All-Star race,” said Kyle Busch.
He further went on to add that his No.18 brought him immense success and his outings so far this season have kept him a menace for other teams and with the All-Star Race pole, it only adds to his intimidating remark and he is delighted to have that edge over his fellow racers.
“Especially this No. 18 bunch that I’ve had a lot of success with over the years, obviously changed up a few times, most recently, but we’ve always been a threat to be reckoned with when it comes to getting on the pole for the All-Star race. It feels good to have that today,” concluded Kyle Busch.
Will Kyle Busch emerge triumphantly and take home the $1 Million cash prize home, stay tuned to Fox Sports 1 for Sunday’s All-Star Race at Texas.