Kyle Busch will be battling in a Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota for the foreseeable future.
Gibbs announced during the NASCAR Sprint Media Tour hosted by Charlotte Motor Speedway on Thursday that Busch, 27, will continue driving the No 18 M&Ms Toyota in the Sprint Cup Series as well as running a 25-race schedule in the Nationwide Series with No. 54 Monster Energy car.
"The bad news is we work for him and we're broke," team owner Joe Gibbs said. "(Team President) J.D. (Gibbs) and I are taking the nightshift up at the corner."
Busch has 10 poles and 24 career Cup wins. He finished 13th last season in the Cup standings and qualified for the Chase for the Sprint Cup in five of the eight seasons that he's been eligible to compete in the program.
"It's something that's really exciting and we've been working on for a long time," Busch said. "I've probably taken off a few years of Coach's life, but hopefully not. I'll repay it somehow -- maybe with some championships. But really a lot of t...