Kyle Busch contact discussions continue to be a hot topic of conversation as the two-time Cup Series champion future at Joe Gibbs Racing for the 2023 season and beyond is uncertain.
Busch acknowledged a couple weeks ago that he‘s in talks with other Cup Teams outside of Joe Gibbs Racing as his contract negotiations with the team is an ongoing issue.
Last month Team owner Joe Gibbs revealed some surprising details on Kyle Busch’s contract status for next season with JGR saying it was ‘discouraging’ trying to find sponsorship.
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The Two-time Cup champion says he has made accommodations to what he is demanding for salary wise in a effort to stay put amid negotiations with Joe Gibbs Racing.
“I’m willing to take concessions I feel like the market is different than what it was years ago Busch said. and willing to race for under my market value so whatever that comes to be obviously it’s a negotiation.”
Following Cup qualifying at Richmond Raceway on Saturday, Kyle Busch hinted at potentially taking over the No. 45 car at 23XI RACINGfor next season 2023.
It all depends on his brother Kurt Busch if he decides to makes the call to step away from NASCAR at the end of 2022 this season.
If Kurt Busch is unable to race next year then that would leave a Toyota ride open, Kyle Busch was asked if he would impact his next move.
“I mean i guess it could i don’t know that it’s necessarily been a a prospect.” Kyle Busch added
“Obviously i’d want him to be able to do what he wants to do and and go out the way he wants to go out you know.”
“ I kind of talked about that where him and i just had a conversation where you know he’s like a pocono qualifying crash isn’t necessarily the best way of of going out“
Joe Gibbs Racing and Toyota have revealed that they have begun making contingency plans, should the 2023 Cup Series season not feature Kyle Busch behind the wheel of the #18 Toyota car.