Kyle Busch Motorsports Tag

By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer The last time the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series visited Eldora Speedway, Christopher Bell took home the victory in a thrilling finish as he held off a hard charging Bobby Pierce. Bell scored the victory on half-mile dirt oval in his third career Truck Series race, while Pierce scored the first ever top five for his MB Motorsports team. Truck Series Chase 10 races into the 2016 Camping World Truck Series Season, there have been six different winners. Only one of those winners, Kyle Busch,Read More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service SPARTA, KY. – William Byron didn’t have the fastest truck at the end of Thursday night’s Buckle Up In Your Truck 225 at Kentucky Speedway. But Byron had the most important ingredient in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at the newly repaved and reconfigured 1.5-mile track. Byron held the top spot for all 42 laps after the final restart of the event on lap 108 of 150. It was no cakewalk. Byron had to stave off assaults from both runner-up John HunterRead More
By John Sturbin, NASCAR Wire Service FORT WORTH, Texas – Teenager William Byron overhauled Matt Crafton with five laps remaining and drove to victory in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Rattlesnake 400 Friday night at Texas Motor Speedway. Byron, of Kyle Busch Motorsports, posted his second series victory at the expense of Crafton, who dominated the 167-lapper after brushing the Turn 3 wall 11 laps into the night. Byron earned his breakthrough series victory earlier this season at Kansas Speedway, a 1.5-mile quad-oval similar to TMS. Byron, 18, isRead More
By NASCAR Wire Service After winning at Eldora last year while running a partial NASCAR Camping World Truck Series schedule, Christopher Bell entered this season with a good amount of hype. The 21-year-old Kyle Busch Motorsports driver started the season off slow, with a high finish of 16th (Daytona) in his first three races, but has turned his performance around with showings of fourth (Kansas), third (Dover) and eighth (Charlotte) in his last three contests. Bell will attempt to continue his recent success in Friday’s Rattlesnake 400 at Texas MotorRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Writer On Wednesday, NASCAR announced their penalties stemming from last weekend’s trip to Dover International Speedway. The most notable penalty was the P3 level penalty handed out to Kasey Kahne’s No. 5 team for Hendrick Motorsports. The team did not pass post-race inspection on the laser platform and was taken back to the NASCAR Research and Development Center for further inspection. After evaluating the car, NASCAR fined the team 15 driver and owner points, dropping Kahne out of the top-16 in points. Crew chief Keith RoddenRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer For this week’s Climbing the Ladder, Seth Eggert sat down with Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) driver Christopher Bell. Bell is the 21-year-old driver of the JBL Toyota Tundra who is campaigning for the 2016 Rookie of the Year honors in the Camping World Truck Series, as well as the Championship. Seth Eggert: When did you first become interested in motorsports? Christopher Bell: When I grew up my family didn’t have anything to do with motorsports. My Dad was a high school basketball coach. I grewRead More

Posted On February 24, 2016By Seth EggertIn Breaking News, Headline News, Trucks

Climbing the Ladder: William Byron

Climbing the Ladder is a new series that will introduce young, up-and-coming drivers who are attempting to climb the ladder to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. This series of articles will focus on drivers in Late Models, the NASCAR K&N Pro Series, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, NASCAR Xfinity Series, as well as the ARCA Racing Series Presented by Menards. This week, we talked with Kyle Busch Motorsports’ William Byron, driver of the No.9  Liberty University Toyota Tundra. Byron is not only campaigning the full season in NASCAR’s Truck Series, but he is alsoRead More
By Toby Christie, NASCAR Editor In the scariest moment of the NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona, Christopher Bell went for a wild and dangerous ride. As the field restarted the race in overtime, Bell had rebounded from early misfortune to have a shot at victory. When the field reached the white flag, Bell’s focus went from winning to just being healthy. A wild pack of trucks weaving in and out triggered a massive melee, which sent Bell tumbling. Bell’s truck flipped anywhere from eight to 10 times in aRead More

Posted On February 18, 2016By Motorsports TribuneIn Breaking News, Xfinity

Daniel Suarez content to follow patient career path

By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service Mexican driver Daniel Suarez isn’t reluctant to admit the prospect of his first foray into the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has already been the subject of discussion at Joe Gibbs Racing. But the 2015 Sunoco rookie of the year in the NASCAR XFINITY Series doesn’t feel the need to force the issue. Suarez will compete for the XFINITY title this year in addition to running 13 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races for Kyle Busch Motorsports. If an opportunity to try his hand inRead More
By Seth Livingstone, NASCAR Wire Service HOMESTEAD, Fla. – Team owner Joe Gibbs sees Daniel Suárez as a big part of the future – not only for NASCAR but for his team. Part of the equation is about the 23-year-old’s talents as the driver who just earned Sunoco Rookie of the Year honors in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. Suárez moved up to fifth in the final series standings with his sixth-place effort in Saturday’s Ford EcoBoost 300 season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. But a lot of it is about howRead More