Kyle Busch’s Wife Expresses Pride in Brexton as the 7-Year-Old Dominates Teenagers Despite Struggling With Menial Tasks Like Every Kid

Published 04/01/2023, 11:32 AM EDT

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For any parent, it is indeed a proud moment when their kids do something extraordinary, especially if they are little. And that is what we are seeing in Stock Car Racing as well. While this year’s NASCAR Cup Series season has been a thrilling ride for Kyle Busch till now, another member of his family is displaying immense potential in the racing scene. As it turns out, seven-year-old Brexton might just be the next ‘Kyle Busch’ of NASCAR as he made his mother, Samantha, quite proud recently.

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Brexton has certainly inherited the right attitude and is winning the hearts of all NASCAR fans. This year he decided to give a shot to his Bandolero career, and it has been thrilling for him so far. In February, at the Citrus County Speedway, Florida, he took home his first checkered flag from the series. The win did not come easy for the little boy, but it helped him showcase the champion mindset he carries within him.

What did Brexton do to make his mom Samantha Busch emotional?

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Brexton was recently at the Wake County Speedway for the Bandolero race. He was accompanied by both Rowdy and Samantha. Both of them couldn’t have been prouder. Being a racing driver at such a young age would surely come with a set of challenges. On top of that, we can not forget that racing is a tough enough sport that can eat seasoned drivers alive. So when we see Brexton flourishing in his career so early on, that is something!

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Samantha posted a story on her Instagram and shared that the kids at the race are around twelve years in age, and some of them are around her size, whereas Brexton is just seven and quite little compared to them.

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She proudly said, “these tracks are so big, they have like late models and legend cars out there. And then just to see him say, ‘Can I have this little car?’ Sometimes it blows my mind like what he does at his age. Especially given that you know that we still struggle to tie our shoes and, like just you know normal kid things. He’s still is like a normal kid, but then he goes out there and does this.”

“And I’m like, wow, how do you do that?”

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Brexton doesn’t miss a chance to show his charm on the tracks. Although he is a child and does so innocently, it certainly shows that he has a lot of fight in him. For example, wrecks and accidents have always been a scary part of the sport. Still, he sure has the confidence to face them with poise. During his race at Citrus, Brexton got into an accident. But he really surprised his fans with a reaction that no one expected.

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He had the NASCAR world go crazy over his ‘did I win?’ reaction at that moment.

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While Rowdy has been over the moon after a record-breaking victory at the Auto Club, his son is certainly enjoying his wins, walking in the footsteps of his dad. But the question has to be asked. Do you see Brexton as a future NASCAR champion after both Kyle and Kurt Busch have hung up their helmets? 

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Tanvvi Anand

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Tanvvi is a NASCAR writer at Essentially Sports. After completing her Graduation degree in Psychology from St. Xavier's college, she pursued a career in the media & entertainment industry.
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