“Much Worse At It” – Kyle Busch Lays Bare Dark Days Amid Contract Limbo, Days After Wife Opened Up About ‘Instability’ Over NASCAR Future

Published 10/27/2022, 11:15 AM EDT

Follow Us

Everyone would agree that this year was definitely a tough one for Kyle Busch. From uncertainty about his career to back-to-back mishaps in races, Rowdy Busch has seen it all. However, all of it has taken a huge toll on the two-time champion and his family.

America’s Favorite Video Today

Recently, the #18 driver’s wife penned down her journey through this dark period in an Instagram post. She wrote; “It was a very stressful year for sure. Lots of sleepless nights, weighing up options, and feeling a sense of instability that we haven’t had to face in many years. Everything always happens for a reason though, and I’m excited for what the future holds.”

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

But now with Busch finally has an idea about where he would be spending the next few years. After signing a contract with Richard Childress Racing, Busch is in a much more stable position at the moment. And in his interview with The Atletic, the ‘wild one’ was prompted to talk about his journey.

In the interview, Busch was asked on a scale of one to 10, how will he rate himself for replying to text messages in a timely manner. To this, he replied;

“I would say prior to this year, I’m a 10 out of 10. But this year, with the last nine or 10 months of so much chaos going on (with his contract situation), I would say I’ve been much worse at it. So probably a three or four.”

NASCAR Insider Claims Kyle Busch Is Playing a “PR Victim” After Turning Down $10 Million Offer in Bitter JGR Exit

Busch’s answer was a clear indication that his contract situation and all the uncertainty surrounding it had definitely taken a toll on his mental health. But now things are looking good on the horizon and the two-time Cup Series champion is excited to start afresh.

Kyle Busch and his purported 2.19 million sponsorship

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

Earlier in September, Kyle Busch signed a multi-year contract with Richard Childress Racing. Due to his long-time sponsor stepping away from NASCAR, Busch had to part ways with Joe Gibbs Racing. With a tumultuous sponsorship hunt, Busch finally landed in RCR.

USA Today via Reuters

And now, fans are excited to see their favorite motorsport athlete tease a new sponsor. On Twitter, Busch got into a banter with streaming services called ‘Sling TV.’ The company recently posted a tweet stating; “If the Candyman (Kyle Busch) doesn’t hand out full-sized candy bars, we have a problem.”

Trending

Get instantly notified of the hottest NASCAR stories via Google! Click on Follow Us and Tap the Blue Star.

Follow Us

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

WATCH THIS STORY: 5 Times Kyle Busch Proved He Deserved A Seat In Richard Childress Racing After Joe Gibbs Sacked Him

And as one would expect, Busch immediately jumped in with a witty response. He said; “If u don’t @sling me a sponsorship, we have a problem.” Fans immediately reacted to this conversation between potential business partners. While some believe that this is a hint for a future venture that the two might be involved in.

SHARE THIS ARTICLE :

ADVERTISEMENT

Written by:

Devyani Sharma

527Articles

One take at a time

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.
Show More>

Edited by:

Nizamul Haque Bhuyan

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

EDITORS' PICK

America’s Favorite Video Today