Kyle Busch’s contract with Joe Gibbs Racing is set to expire at the end of the 2022 Cup Series season and speculations about his future In the No.18 is in major doubts.
Joe Gibbs Racing has found it difficult trying hard to get a sponsorship agreement to keep Kyle Busch in the No. 18 Tayota Camry. However, their effort has been fruitless thus far.
Last month, president of Toyota Racing Development David Wilson declared that the manufacturer and JGR are “trying to find a path” to retain the service of the two-time Cup Series champion.
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Bush has been with Joe Gibbs Racing since the 2008 Cup season.
“If there’s not sponsorship there, maybe we can create a bridge somewhere,” Wilson said.
“We have to have contingency plans,” Wilson said. “Rest assured, we’re thinking about every way this can go.”
Saturday at Watkins glen Cup Series practice
Kyle Busch hinted towards to big change ahead regarding his Nascarfuture.
You want to be able to go somewhere that you feel like you have a legit shot to race [and] to win. Trust me, I don’t feel like it’s fair to me or my family or anything else if we’re going to have to spend less time together moving forward because we are going to have to change our lifestyle; no question. There’s a big change coming,” Kyle Busch said.
Kyle Busch mentioned his sleepless nights as he determines his future
“Is it worth it to go run around and not have an opportunity to win right away versus building something versus jumping in something that can win? All those questions are certainly being weighed. Again, that’s also why it’s not so simple and easy. Thankfully there are opportunities out there,” Busch added.
“There are Cup jobs available, but again, it will not look the same as what it has for the last 15 years,”.
Busch substantiated that he still remains in weekly discussions with other Cup teams, but wouldn’t identify the teams.