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“Good Riddance Coach, You Screwed Up” – Kyle Busch’s Social Media Activity Against Joe Gibbs & Grandson Ty Gibbs After Bitter NASCAR Exit

Published 10/25/2022, 5:30 AM EDT

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Regardless of our beliefs of optimism, happy endings are in fact, a very rare phenomenon. Generally, it’s with a bittersweet taste at best and bitter at normal that we part ways with people, with places, with institutions. The same perhaps can also be said about Kyle Busch and Joe Gibbs Racing.

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After a rollercoaster of a ride which was the last few months, all hope was finally last between Busch and JGR after the two-time Cup Series champion as announced as the future Richard Childress Racing driver.

But while in the last few months the #18 driver has stayed relatively quiet on his relationship with JGR in this time, he is now beginning to open up in pretty unusual ways.


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You see, Busch is notoriously an outspoken driver, but he did something in which he didn’t need words, yet his actions communicated a mountain full of thoughts, emotions, and what’s in his heart.

What happened was that Busch, on his Twitter, liked a couple of tweets that were, let’s just say, not painting Joe Gibbs in a good light.

One of them read, “Imagine giving the organization you stayed at for 15 years, 50+ wins, 2 cup championships, an Xfinity championship and a pipeline of drivers from your truck team just so you can get kicked to the curb to put your grandson in a car. Good riddance coach, you screwed up big time 😤.” 

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Kyle Busch and Samantha Busch on “the scary piece” of his JGR exit

In a recent episode of the Race For The Championship, the Buschs opened up on the tough time they went through in all the months of uncertainty, speculation, and, in many ways, horror around Kyle Busch’s future.

“I never thought we’d go through this,” Samantha Busch said to which her husband added, “Not from all the words that we were given, for years. Of, ‘Oh, you’re our guy. You’re our franchise.'”


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“‘You’re going to retire here.'”

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The two-time NASCAR Cup champion remains unsure of what to make of the entire situation, and that in itself is something that makes it all the more worse for him.


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“Whether you call it false promises or whatever, that’s the scary piece,” he described.

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Shaharyar is a NASCAR writer at EssentiallySports. A graduate in Journalism from Amity University, he has been a passionate follower of motorsports for a better part of the decade. While Kyle Busch is always his first pick, he also considers Kyle Larson a legend in the making.
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Nizamul Haque Bhuyan