Kyle Busch Motorsports Tag

By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer The start of the 2017 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season has not gone as planned for Kyle Busch Motorsports rookie Noah Gragson. After getting wiped out in a lap two melee at Daytona International Speedway and being involved in a lap two incident at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Gragson was looking for some redemption at Martinsville Speedway. Gragson and his No. 18 Switch Toyota Tundra team unloaded with speed. In the first and only practice session for the Alpha Energy Solutions 250, he was thirdRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor Late in the going in Saturday’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville, Christopher Bell looked to be in the catbird seat with the lead in the waning laps, but after contact with a truck at the tail-end of the lead lap, Bell’s shot at the win was gone and he had to settle for a third-place finish. After winning at Atlanta, Bell was looking to make it two wins in a row by adding a Martinsville grandfather clock to his trophy case. StartingRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer After ending the 2016 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series NextEra Energy Resources 250 flipping end over end, Christopher Bell was hoping to keep all four tires of his No. 4 JBL Toyota Tundra on the ground. Bell started his Kyle Busch Motorsports entry fourth on the grid. The race barely got underway when a 17-truck melee broke out on the second lap. The wreck left nine trucks out of the race, and six other wounded. Luckily for Bell, he was ahead of carnage. Bell restartedRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer Kyle Busch Motorsports Becomes the Winningest NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Team in History: Entering the 2016 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season, Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) was already one of the top teams in the garage area. One of the few records that KBM had yet to achieve was having the most wins by a single organization in the series. As William Byron took the checkered flag at Kentucky Speedway, he earned KBM its 51st win as an organization in the NASCAR CWTS. TheRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service HOMESTEAD, Fla. – Johnny Sauter won the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship with a third-place finish in Friday night’s Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, leaving race winner William Byron to consider what might have been. As Byron and Tyler Reddick battled for the lead, Sauter passed Championship 4 contender Matt Crafton for third-place on Lap 119 of 134 at the 1.5-mile track. Sauter then pulled away to claim the championship as Crafton faded to seventh in the closing laps. Byron, the polesitter,Read More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief HOMESTEAD, Fla. – Christopher Bell put in a gritty performance in the Ford EcoBoost 200, overcoming adversity to get within reach of the NASCAR Camping World Series championship in the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway, but fading late en route to a third place finish in the points standings. The 21-year-old Oklahoma native started eighth, but an ill-handling No. 4 Toyota Tundra put the rookie on the backend of the field and playing catch up to the rest of the Championship 4. Continually flirting with theRead More
By Toby Christie, NASCAR Editor FORT WORTH, Texas — Rain washed out a pair of NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice sessions on Thursday at Texas Motor Speedway, which meant Friday morning’s session would be the only chance drivers and teams would have to get their trucks tuned in for Friday night’s Striping Technology 350. Christopher Bell, one of the six remaining Chase contenders, paced the session with a laptime of 29.580 seconds, which equates to 182.556 miles-per-hour. Tyler Reddick was second-fastest, while Matt Tifft was third-quick in the session.Read More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer Martinsville Speedway in recent years has welcomed many drivers looking to make their debut in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Saturday’s Texas Roadhouse 200 presented by Alpha Energy Solutions will be no different as at least six drivers plan to attempt their debut. One of those drivers is 16-year-old Harrison Burton. Harrison Burton is the son of former NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver and NBC Sports analyst Jeff Burton. Harrison Burton will be behind the wheel of the No. 18 DEX Imaging Toyota TundraRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer CONCORD, N.C. – The 2017 driver line-up at Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) is beginning to take shape. Earlier this year, Hendrick Motorsports announced that current KBM driver and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series points leader, William Byron, would move up to the Xfinity Series with JR Motorsports. In 2016, Byron filled a void by out-going 2015 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Champion and Rookie of the Year Erik Jones. Now, the cycle will repeat again as Byron, one of the favorites for the 2016 TruckRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service LOUDON, N. H. – William Byron stole a page from his mentor and team owner, Kyle Busch. Leading 161 of 175 laps in Saturday’s UNOH 175 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway – the first race in the inaugural NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Chase – Byron cruised to victory, the way Busch has done so many times before, and punched his ticket into the Chase’s Round of 6. Not that runner-up Christopher Bell, Byron’s stablemate at Kyle Busch Motorsports, didn’t make it interesting inRead More