Kyle Busch Reveals How His Son Brexton Did a Kyle Larson Last Year

Published 03/12/2023, 7:42 PM EDT

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One of the most promising drivers in NASCAR, Hendrick Motorsports’ Kyle Larson is an inspiration to many. Growing up racing sprint cars and midgets, Larson has incredible car control that helps him adapt to a wide range of racing genres. And now, it looks like the 2021 Cup Series champion might have some competition.

In a recent interview with Fox, two-time Cup Series champion Kyle Busch talked about his son Brexton Busch’s preparation as the duo eyes the Bullring trophy in Vegas. During the conversation, Kyle Busch revealed that his son likes to run a lot of races. He said,

“Last year was what, 68 races? I think 68. So, yeah, he runs a lot.”


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And looking at the number of races, it’s clear that the young seven-year-old Brexton embodies a similar racing spirit as Kyle Larson who loves to keep himself busy by lapping the tracks. Apart from participating in the Cup Series, Larson also loves to drive in the Xfinity series while dabbling in dirt races throughout the year.


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Kyle Larson on his jam-packed schedule

Not only during the off-season, Kyle Larson’s love for races also forces him to take up racing in between Cup weekends. However, with a jam-packed racing schedule like his, sometimes, it becomes logistically difficult for teams to plan the year ahead.


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Although his team Hendrick Motorsports has complained about his inconsistency in the 2022 NASCAR Cup Series, Larson has still managed to chalk out a tight schedule for 2023. In his interview with David Gravel, Larson revealed that his team did not have any input on his dirt racing schedule. He said,

“My NASCAR team has no input on my schedule. Once everybody releases their schedule, I get like a 12-month calendar. I will plug in a bunch of races that I have as options for me […] I just highlight the one that makes the most logistical sense.”

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Furthermore, he also shared that the logistics of a race trumps everything else. Hence, he chooses to participate in the ones that are the biggest and pay the most while being easier to travel to.


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Devyani Sharma

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Devyani Sharma is a NASCAR Author at EssentiallySports. Having completed her postgrad in English Literature, she has worked as a content writer for a while now. With over three years of experience in the field and hundreds of articles published on the web, Devyani has now associated with EssentiallySports to start her journey in the world of sports journalism.

Edited By: Nischal Kandpal