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Kyle Busch

Stock Car Racing Driver
Male
Born May 2, 1985
Age 31
Hometown Las Vegas Valley
Other Names Busch, Rowdy

Kyle Thomas Busch is an American NASCAR driver and team owner. He currently drives the No. 18 Mars, Inc. /Interstate Batteries Toyota Camry for Joe Gibbs Racing in the Sprint Cup Series and owns Kyle Busch Motorsports, which runs the #54 Monster Energy Toyota Camry for Kyle and his brother Kurt in the Nationwide Series and the #18 Dollar General Toyota Tundra for Jason Leffler in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1985 Birth Born on May 2, 1985.

TEENAGE

1998 13 Years Old Busch began his driving career in 1998, shortly after his 13th birthday; from 1999 through 2001, Busch won over 65 races in legends car racing, winning two track championships at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway Bullring short-track, before moving to late models; Busch scored 10 victories in late model competition at the Bullring during the 2001 season.
At the age of 16, Busch began competing in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series (now Camping World Truck Series), driving the No. 99 Ford for Roush Racing as a replacement for Nathan Haseleu, who was released midway in the 2001 season. … Read More
2002 17 Years Old In 2002, Busch graduated a year early with honors from Durango High School in Las Vegas, Nevada to focus on his driving career. … Read More
2003 18 Years Old Busch entered the 2003 season as a development driver for Hendrick Motorsports; he ran seven ARCA RE/MAX Series races for the team, scoring his first career win at Nashville Superspeedway in April, and winning again at Kentucky Speedway in May. … Read More
The younger brother of 2004 Sprint Cup Series champion Kurt Busch, he currently holds several records in NASCAR competition, one of which is for most race wins in a season across the top three NASCAR series with 24 wins, which he accomplished in 2010, and also for the most wins in all three of NASCAR's national touring series combined with 147. … Read More

TWENTIES

2005 - 2007 5 More Events
Busch won Sprint Cup races at Talladega Superspeedway, Darlington Raceway, Dover International Speedway, Infineon Raceway, Daytona International Speedway, Chicagoland Speedway and Watkins Glen International over the summer of 2008; in August at Bristol Motor Speedway, Busch was bumped out of the way after dominating the race by Carl Edwards, who went on to win; after the race Busch began bumping Edwards' car to express his displeasure, and Edwards retaliated by spinning Busch to cheers from the crowd. … Read More
Busch is also one of three active drivers to win on his birthday; he was the second driver ever to achieve the feat, winning the 2009 Crown Royal Presents the Russell Friedman 400 at Richmond International Raceway on his 24th birthday.
His team, Kyle Busch Motorsports, became the first Camping World Truck Series team to win the owners' championship in its first year after recording 8 wins, 16 top 5, and 21 top 10 finishes in 2010. … Read More
Busch's 2011 Sprint Cup Series season began with a wreck in the Budweiser Shootout at Daytona International Speedway. … Read More
2012 27 Years Old 1 More Event
Busch started the 2012 season announcing he would be moving, in the Nationwide Series, from running for Joe Gibbs Racing to running only a limited schedule races in cars prepared by his own Kyle Busch Motorsports team, driving alongside his brother Kurt, in addition to cutting back his Truck Series schedule to only three races.
Heading into the 2013 season, Busch merged his No. 54 Nationwide Series team with Joe Gibbs Racing as part of a multi-year contract extension with the team; he continued to field his own No. 77 Toyota in the Nationwide Series with driver Parker Kligerman.
In 2014, Busch will again drive the #54 car part-time in the Nationwide Series for Joe Gibbs Racing, splitting the ride with Sam Hornish, Jr. He will also drive the #51 truck part-time for 10 races in the Camping World Truck Series, with Erik Jones driving the other 12. … Read More

THIRTIES

In late January 2015, Busch was accidentally criticized by Keith Olbermann for brother Kurt's domestic violence case, being mistaken for Kurt. … Read More
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