HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. – Kyle Busch, Dave Rogers and the entire No. 18 Interstate Batteries Toyota Camry team are on a mission.
That mission is simple – bring home the 27-pound hunk of corrugated metal known as the NASCAR Sprint Cup trophy when the 36-race schedule concludes in November at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
They’ll be supported by the efforts of Joe Gibbs Racing’s founding sponsor, whose Mission 18 social media campaign can be followed via Facebook (www.facebook/interstatebatteries), Twitter (@InterstateBatts) and Instagram using the #Mission18 hashtag.
While his eyes are set firmly on the big prize, the next stop for Busch is Sunday’s Auto Club 400 Sprint Cup race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif.
Busch’s Sprint Cup record at Fontana is impressive. Since scoring his maiden victory there in September 2005, he has rattled off 10 top-10 finishes in 15 races at the track. In addition to his one Sprint Cup win at Fontana, Busch also has five Nationwide Series wins (October 20...