Bush gets angry with Gibbs to settle contract with Toyota

Long Pond, PA (AP) —Kyle Busch pulled a yellow M & M polo shirt over another shirt before going on stage to celebrate o. Further victory as a team owner In the NASCAR track series.

He is crazy about the fashion transformation of 2023 (in the form of new sponsored products).

Bush has been wearing M & M gear for the last few months until the shirt is thrown away like an old Snickers wrapper. Waiting for the New Deal with Joe Gibbs Racing didn’t seem to be close to a two-time cup champion contract resolution and was dragged into the Pocono Raceway.

M & M Mars, who has been sponsoring Bush since joining the Gibbs organization in 2008, is out of NASCAR at the end of the season. Bush, JGR, and Toyota feel the crunch as if they were biting into a crispy M & M.

“Obviously, we’re all working as hard as we can and our goals haven’t changed,” Bush said on Saturday. “And that goal is to allow me to continue in Joe Gibbs Racing with Toyota, and to have the chance to continue racing for victory and to continue racing for the championship.”

Thanks to the signs around the truck, Bush couldn’t ignore what he had lost at the end of the season. Yes, his No. 18 Toyota boasts a familiar candy paint scheme, but the Sundays Cup race was titled M & M Fan Appreciation 400 and its logo took over the flagship. Mars Wrigley’s office and factory in Hackettstown, NJ is less than an hour’s drive east of the Pocono Raceway.

Bush also needs to worry about the future of KBM, a highly successful truck series program at its 77,000-square-foot headquarters in Mooresville, North Carolina.

“That puts a lot of strain on me. KBM has about 50 employees,” Bush said. “It’s important to me to always keep in mind all of them and their families, etc., to ensure that something is done that keeps everything going. Keeping it as long as possible and keeping the place prosperous is my thing. It’s a topic point. “

Made in Gibbs Contract negotiations tough last weekend “I’m surprised I couldn’t finish it at this point,” he said at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Toyota’s optimism is also shaking. TRD President David Wilson told NBC Sports this week“We are in a bad place right now,” an unspecified emergency response plan was being considered.

NASCAR President Steve Phelps said he wasn’t necessarily in trouble because one of the great sports drivers couldn’t get sponsorship and give the team a big payday later in the season. I did.

“We obviously want to put Kyle in a race car,” he said. “We want Kyle and his coaches, and Kyle to stay in Joe Gibbs Racing to the extent that the organization can understand it. He’s a tremendous talent and apparently the first ballot hall of fame. I’m thinking about how long Kyle wants to race for another 10 years, or NASCAR. “

37-year-old Bush has 222 wins in three NASCAR national series and is the only active cup driver with multiple championships. Bush has only one win this season and has won a playoff spot for Pocono.

“The best thing for now is to go there and show everyone that you can still do it, you can win, and you are competitive,” Bush said.

Meanwhile, the 2004 Cup Champion, his brother Kurt, Drop tips The next season at 23XI Racing will be his last at NASCAR. Kurt Busch, however, said on Saturday, “I don’t have a real game plan yet,” when he planned to retire.


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