Joe Gibbs Racing is hoping to re-sign Kyle Busch before the end of the year.
Coach Gibbs said Saturday that his company is working on a long-term deal to secure both the M&M's sponsorship and the driver, whose contract runs through 2013.
"We're working really hard on that. We want to do that early so we're not going into the last year," Gibbs said. "M&M's is on board, but their contract is still extended into the future. Hopefully, we get everything clarified in the next two weeks. I'm expecting everything to kind of be in place in the next two weeks. That would be a game plan for us if we could. That would be exciting."
Monster Energy is expected to join Busch in the Nationwide Series at JGR. Kyle Busch Motorsports will continue to campaign in trucks and perhaps a NNS entry as well.
"For (Kyle), you see his spirit and everything, and for us, we're working real hard on getting everything done long-term with us," Gibbs said. "We're excited about that. We just love Kyle's ...