Willaim Byron proclaims his trust in Hendrick Motorsports as remains ‘hungry for a lot more’ in 2024
Willaim Byron was one of the stand-out performers of the 2023 season.
William Byron at Las Vegas Motor Speedway (Via IMAGO)
Hendrick Motorsports’ impressive 2023 season came to a disappointing end as both of their championship chasers, Kyle Larson and William Byron, finished behind champion Ryan Blaney in the season finale. It marked the second straight season HMS has failed in the title race along with JGR against Team Penske Racing.
While Blaney took home the title, the best and the most consistent driver of the 2023 season was arguably the No:24 Chevy Camaro ZL1 driver William Byron. The youngster won six races this season and finished inside the top 10 in 61% of the total 36 races. In the playoffs, he finished inside the top 10 in all but one race.
While talking about his hopes for the upcoming season, Byron pointed out that he trusts the HMS team and has confidence in the process. He pointed out that he is hungry for more going into the 2024 season with the resources he has at HMS and capitalizing on it just like he did in the impressive 2023 season.
Just trusting our process. As a team, we gained confidence and we got a great group. We worked hard together and we have all the tools and resources from Mr. Hendrick and everyone at Hendrick Motorsports to do our jobs. We went out there and were able to capitalize on a lot of things. I enjoyed it, but at the same time hungry for a lot more.Byron said, as reported by Hedrickmotorsports.com.
Kyle Larson has some plans for 2024 as well
Larson, who had a similar year to Byron, pointed out that his plan going into the 2024 season is to continue the current form and win the title. He is looking forward to getting back on track next year and doing a little bit better than 2023 which could potentially earn him the Cup.
We had a successful season, led a lot of laps, and won a handful of races, including the All-Star Race. We came up one spot short in the championship, but all in all, it was a great year. Looking forward to getting back on track next year and trying to do a little bit better.
While Larson and Byron are going to the 2024 season with the expectation of continuing the strong run, their teammates have other plans. Chase Elliott and Alex Bowman will be going to the 2024 season with the primary target of ending their winless streak and getting into the playoff they missed this year due to missing races due to injury.
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