Kyle Busch

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Kyle Busch
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BornKyle Thomas Busch
(1985-05-02) May 2, 1985 (age 34)
Las Vegas, Nevada
Height6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight185 lb (84 kg)
Achievements2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion
2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Regular Season Champion
2009 NASCAR Nationwide Series Champion
All-Time Wins Leader in Xfinity Series (95)
All-Time Wins Leader in Gander Outdoors Truck Series (56)
2018 Coca-Cola 600 Winner
2017 Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race Winner
2015, 2016 Brickyard 400 Winner
2012 Budweiser Shootout Winner
2011 Quaker State 400 Inaugural Winner
2009, 2013, 2016 Can-Am Duel Winner
2008 Southern 500 Winner
22 NASCAR wins at Bristol and the only driver to sweep all three Series in a single weekend two times 2010 and 2017
2008 Aaron's 499 Winner
2008 Coke Zero 400 Winner
1st driver in Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series to win on every track competed
2009, 2017 Snowball Derby Winner
2009 Winchester 400 Winner
2011 Oxford 250 Winner
2012 Prelude to the Dream Winner
Has a win in all 15 of his full-time seasons
Awards2004 NASCAR Busch Series Rookie of the Year
2005 NASCAR Nextel Cup Series Rookie of the Year
2016 ESPY Awards Best Driver
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career
510 races run over 16 years
Car no., teamNo. 18 (Joe Gibbs Racing)
2018 position4th
Best finish1st (2015)
First race2004 UAW-DaimlerChrysler 400 (Las Vegas)
Last race2018 Ticket Guardian 500 (Phoenix)
First win2005 Sony HD 500 (California)
Last win2019 Food City 500 (Bristol)
Wins Top tens Poles
54 280 31
NASCAR Xfinity Series career
349 races run over 17 years
Car no., teamNo. 18 (Joe Gibbs Racing)
2018 position92nd
Best finish1st (2009)
First race2003 Carquest Auto Parts 300 (Charlotte)
Last race2019 My Bariatric Solutions 300 (Texas)
First win2004 Funai 250 (Richmond)
Last win2019 My Bariatric Solutions 300 (Texas)
Wins Top tens Poles
95 253 65
NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series career
150 races run over 17 years
Truck no., teamNo. 51 (Kyle Busch Motorsports)
2017 position89th
Best finish14th (2008, 2010)
First race2001 Power Stroke Diesel 200 (IRP)
Last race2019 North Carolina Education Lottery 200 (Charlotte)
First win2005 Quaker Steak and Lube 200 (Charlotte)
Last win2019 North Carolina Education Lottery 200 (Charlotte)
Wins Top tens Poles
56 119 22
Statistics current as of May 17, 2019.

Kyle Thomas Busch (born May 2, 1985) is a NASCAR race car driver. Busch races in the Monster Energy Cup, Xfinity Series and the Camping World Truck Series. Kyle's brother, Kurt Busch also races in the Sprint Cup series.

Busch won his 100th NASCAR race on July 17, 2011. He is only the third driver in NASCAR history to do this. The other two drivers are Richard Petty with 200 wins, and David Pearson with 106 wins.[1] With over 50 wins in the Nationwide series, Busch has more wins than any other driver in that series.[2] At the end of the 2015 Sprint Cup Series, Kyle Busch won his first Sprint Cup Series Championship.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Breaking down Kyle Busch's first 100 NASCAR wins". Retrieved 2011-11-08.
  2. "Busch makes Nationwide history with 50th win". Retrieved 2011-11-08.
  3. "Kyle Busch wins first Sprint Cup Series championship". Retrieved 2016-01-16.