By: Autoweek Workers on March 14, 2014
Kyle Busch doesn’;t want to race in the NASCAR Nationwide Series, but he knows it is great company.
The Toyota driver in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series said that his participation in NASCAR’;s top improvement season not only helps his sponsor, it helps these who crew his crew.
“I consider the most significant factor is sponsorship bucks,” Busch explained. “Clearly, Monster Power pays a good deal of income for me to drive their car in the Nationwide Series, and I went to them a few many years ago when Z-Line was type of going away and NOS was kind of going away — they weren’;t going to do as a lot in the sport. We went to Monster and asked them what they wanted to do and they mentioned they’;d be interested in a full Nationwide deal so we took it, we did it and that is why I run Nationwide.”
Busch, who is nevertheless in search of his first Cup championship, has been the dominant driver in current background of the Nationwide Series with 64 profession wins and 153 prime-5 finishes in 273 profession races. He’;s won 13 occasions in his last 28 Nationwide commences. But, as Busch says, the Nationwide thing is not all about him.
“If I did not have these guys [at Monster], then I am not so certain that they would come to feel assured getting in the sport whatsoever. At least it is one more group that’;s out there which is running all around and is in company. It really is not always just for me, but there’;s 16 or 17 guys on that crew with the 54 vehicle that have jobs since of that sponsor. That is type of the primary cause. I guess if there wasn’;t a sponsor for me to race Nationwide then I would be like Carl Edwards, I would not do it anymore.”
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