SHOW #182 – We discuss the latest Kyle Busch mis-step, it’s implications from sponsors to employees, Kerry even hits Dale Earnhardt Jr. with a question about it. Plus we hear from Carl Edwards and Tony Stewart and much, much more. Hosted by Kerry Murphey and Paul Northrop
(About 49 mins)
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Tony Stewart took home his second win in a row, 4th in the chase and edges to within just 3 points of second place Carl Edwards. Kyle Busch dominated the coverage of the weekend after wrecking Ron Hornaday in Friday’s Truck race, and getting parked by NASCAR.
STATEMENT FROM M&M’S / MARS INCORPORATED
The recent actions demonstrated by Kyle Busch are not consistent with the values of Mars, Incorporated and we’re very disappointed.
We do not condone this behavior and expect those who represent our company and brands to abide by the same values our company stands for.
We have expressed our strong concerns directly to Joe Gibbs Racing.
Update from the M&M’s Facebook Page
My boss asked me to share this: The recent actions by Kyle Busch are not consistent with the values of M&M’S and we’re very disappointed. Like you, we hold those who represent our brand to a higher standard and we have expressed our concerns directly to Joe Gibbs Racing.
The following is a letter written by Kyle Busch to his fans, sponsors, teammates, competitors and fellow members of the racing community.
I’ve had a lot of time today to sit and reflect, and try to put my thoughts into words as best I can.
I want to sincerely apologize for my actions during Friday night’s Truck Series race at Texas.
I apologize to my fans, all my sponsors, everyone at Joe Gibbs Racing and Kyle Busch Motorsports.
After talking with my team, it’s great to have their support and encouragement to assure me that there are better days ahead. Even though this took place while driving for Kyle Busch Motorsports, I am sorry for how difficult this has been for everyone associated with Joe Gibbs Racing’s Nationwide and Sprint Cup Series teams.
I’d also like to apologize to Ron Hornaday Jr., and everyone associated with the No. 33 team in the Truck Series.
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