Kurt Busch secured the second win for the 23X1 racing team, one of the newest NASCAR outfits in the Cup Series, after Bubba Wallace’s last season’s win at Talladega, In Kansas Speedway last Sunday. Kurt Busch dominated the race leading 116 laps in the race and survived a pit-stop scare to win his 34th cup series race toping Kyle Larson and Kyle Busch.
The Michael Jordon and Denny Hamlin-owned 23X1 Racing introduced itself into NASCAR last year and so far, has been having an inconsistent start as they have failed to continue the momentum of their win last year to further races. The 2022 season also has been of survival for the drivers as there were pit-stop mishaps and a bunch of misfortune hindering the progress of the team as well as the drivers.
Kurt Busch’s win at Kansas in such a dominant fashion and the incredible performance put in by Bubba Wallace who finished P10 surviving two pit-road penalties is expected to be the right step in the right direction for the team. Now Kurt Busch has come forth expressing his opinion on how much the victory means for the 23X1 team.
Find out what Kurt Busch said
Kurt Busch went on to say that he is thank full for the efforts and support put in by Toyota and the team sponsors. He went on to say he hopes that his win might help the foundation they build so far and acknowledged that Bubba Wallace’s win last year at Talladega was a huge foundation for the team. Kurt Busch added that building a successful racing team is like building the first floor and then the second floor with only the sky is the limit.
“Thanks to the manufacturers, the sponsors, and just the amount of people. I hope that this helps everything as far as the foundation that we’ve laid. With Bubba’s win last year, that was a huge foundation, and I would say that this is like building the first floor, building the second floor, and the sky is the limit,” says Kurt Busch.
Kurt Busch went on to add that the win means a lot to the No:45 team as it is a group of individuals who were gathered from different teams to build the team from scratch and the individuals within the team have a feeling of being a bunch of rebels aiming to gets things done.
“This means a lot to me as well because we started this, 45 car from scratch, and a lot of guys, girls, and people came from other teams. The spirit was we’re a bunch of rebels, let’s go do this,” Kurt Busch added.