Martin Truex Jr Steps Up as Kyle Busch Cheers for His Son Brexton in Illinois Ahead of Atlanta NASCAR Race

Published 03/21/2022, 12:35 PM EDT
INDIANAPOLIS, IN – JULY 24: Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 Skittles Toyota, celebrates with his wife, Samantha, and son, Brexton, after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Crown Royal Presents the Combat Wounded Coalition 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 24, 2016 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)

Kyle Busch might have not been having the season he expected to in the 2022 Cup Series Championship, but his son, Brexton Busch, is here to win under the Busch name! While on their way to Atlanta for the next race, Kyle Busch made a quick stop at Illinois to support Brexton on his big day. Kyle Busch took a flight to Illinois on fellow Joe Gibbs Racing teammate, Martin Truex Jr‘s plane.

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Of course, Kyle Busch wasn’t the only one there. Kyle’s wife, Samantha, was also there to cheer on the young champion!

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But how was Brexton’s race?

How did the race pan out for Brexton Busch?

The youngest driver of Kyle Busch Motorsports, Brexton Busch, won the race on the dirt track. On top of that, Brexton also won a dirt track race in Arizona on 16th March.

 

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Brexton Busch’s sponsorship extension

The 6-year-old had a sponsorship deal with SERVPRO, a franchiser of water and fire cleanup. Fortunately, SERVPRO will extend Brexton Busch’s sponsorship through 2022.

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“I’m really happy that SERVPRO is coming back to sponsor me again this year, and I’m going to do everything I can to continue winning for them,” He said.

Brexton, the son of the two-time Cup-Series champion, finished 2021 with nine victories at six different tracks in four different states. Additionally, Mike Stahl, SERVPRO’s chief marketing officer also said that they enjoyed working with Samantha and Kyle Busch’s prodigy.

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On the whole, Brexton Busch is certainly making Kyle and Samantha Bush very proud and adding more to the Busch family name. Although could we see Brexton competing in the NASCAR junior series in the future? Or maybe, even see him competing for cup wins in the distant future? That is something only time can tell.

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Hetul Katyal

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Hetul Katyal is an F1-NASCAR web stories creator at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing his degree in Journalism from the Delhi College of Arts and Commerce, he is an avid supporter of Carlos Sainz and Scuderia Ferrari. Hetul always looks forward to the paddock going to Baku, but the part of F1 that excites him the most, is seeing the drivers tackle the 'Raidillon' at Spa.

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