Kyle Busch expects boo’s for Martin Truex Jr

Kyle Busch on Martin Truex Jr: “He wins too much”

Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr aren’t really rivals. They also aren’t teammates. However, the are close to both of those things. Furniture Row Racing is basically a satellite team of Joe Gibbs Racing.

This year, Kyle Busch lost the championship to his almost-teammate, Martin Truex Jr. He finished 2nd in the race as Truex went on to win both the race and the championship.

Martin Truex Jr won 8 races in route to his 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship. He won 22% of all races this season. Kyle Busch expects the perception from NASCAR fans to change as a result.

Tell us what you think about Martin Truex Jr?

Ryan Newman opens to mic. He then stated, “I was gunna let Kyle go first.”

“Which one?,” Kyle Busch asks as there are two Kyle’s on the stage.

“You. Everybody loves you,” Ryan Newman responds. “Why me?,” Kyle Busch questions. “Tell us what you like about Martin,” Ryan Newman continues to push the question along.

NASCAR Victory Lap
LAS VEGAS, NV – NOVEMBER 29: Drivers speak on stage following the NASCAR Victory Lap Fueled by Sunoco on November 29, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

He wins too much.

-Kyle Busch

“Nothin,” Kyle Busch tries to keep it brief. After a moment of silence he states, “He wins too much.”

“Get used to the boo’s that are coming,” Kyle Busch concludes with a warning for Martin Truex Jr.

Martin Truex Jr has won 15 races throughout his 14 year career. In 2017 alone, he more than doubled is career winning numbers.

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