Kyle Busch is a happy man going into the Kansas Speedway for the annual AdventHealth 400 as the two times cup series champion had welcomed a baby girl to the family. Kyle Busch and Samantha Busch had their second child after their older son Brexton Busch, Lennix Key Busch two days prior and the veteran will be hoping that his little girl will be his lucky charm in Kansas.
The No:18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota Camry driver will hit the 1.5-mile oval at Kansas City hoping to make his race win tally at the Midwest track to 3. Kyle Busch has always had a strong set of results from the Kansas track he has secured nine top-five finishes and 11 top-10s in his last 15 outings there which also include a second-place finish last May.
Now Kyle Busch has now come forth expressing his opinions on what he hopes to see at the Speedway and the challenges awaiting him.
Find out what Kyle Busch had to say on the upcoming NASCAR Cup Race weekend at Kansas
Kyle Busch acknowledged that Kansas always has been a good place for our sport with regards to the track, the crowd, the community, and the reception over the last 10 years. So, he is looking forward race at the fun track, and considering the recent successes he had on the track, Kyle Busch is awaiting to see what will unravel for him on the track.
“Kansas has been a good place for our sport. You know the crowd, the reception, the racetrack, the community has built up around the racetrack there over the last 10 years, or so. It’s been a lot of fun to see all that happen and I’m looking forward to the race. It’s been a great racetrack for us, lately,” Kyle Busch said.
Kyle Busch went on to say that he feels like his team has figured out the track better than some of his other rivals but added that the new generation car is always a challenge which makes each track a new learning curve for the drivers. He added that he likes to see his team going out there and securing the win at Kansas for the team.
“We’ve had some good runs there once the track aged. We’ve kind of seemed to maybe have figured out the place a little bit better, but the new car is always a new challenge each new place we go and we learn more every week. And, you know, we’re looking forward to the opportunity of being able to go out there and hopefully get ourselves a win with our M&M’S Crunchy Cookie Camry,” Kyle Busch added.
‘It’s like being in the Wizard of Oz,’ Kyle Busch on the main challenges he might face in Kansas
Kyle Busch said that wind will be a big factor in Kansas as it constantly changes directions and added that each year it is a crazy job finding the optimal setup for the track. He went on to say that setting up the car by anticipating the direction of the wind will be huge challenge to overcome for the teams as well as Drivers.
“I think the wind is usually a factor there. Sometimes it comes from the south, sometimes from the west, it’s like being in the Wizard of Oz. Kind of crazy to get there each year and try to figure out what’s best. But the wind also plays into our setups. We talk about how you have to set up the racecar according to which way the wind is blowing and what we have to do from that aspect. It adds a different challenge to what we all do,” Says Kyle Busch.