Tyler Reddick said that with Kyle Busch on board, his former team Richard Childress Racing is showing more flexibility in making decisions.
Reddick was supposed to join 23XI Racing in 2024. However, the deal was brought forward by a year as he will start with the team in the 2023 season. RCR agreed to release their promising driver. However, they also found themselves a replacement in the veteran Kyle Busch, who will drive Reddick’s former No. 8 car.
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Not only that, but RCR also made some changes to the No. 8 Chevrolet, providing it with a new look, which was personally designed by Busch.
Seeing such changes, Reddick believes that the RCR wouldn’t have afforded him this level of decision-making in the team.
“When you look at it, I guess the only thing that I think is kind of funny is I saw that they changed the font of the eight. I never really asked for it, but I didn’t think it was on the table when I was there. I’m kind of jealous of it,” Reddick said.
“Kyle certainly is a driver that hasn’t gone over the hump yet. He’s still in his prime. I was a part of RCR’s journey for a number of years and trying to go in the right direction, and certainly, I feel like I left RCR better than I found it.”
While Reddick believes that RCR is in a better position since he joined the team and left, he believes the addition of Busch can take them further in the Cup Serie.
As for Reddick, having won three races in the 2022 season, he will be expected to lead 23XI Racing toward further glory along with Bubba Wallace.
3 thoughts on ““I’m kind of jealous of it” – Tyler Reddick claims RCR is treating Kyle Busch better than him”
CHhll, TYler. He’s earned it.
Chill, Tyler. He’s earned it.
Tyler he is a 2 time Nascar Cup Champion. Champs know how to win and people will listen more to winners.