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Kyle Busch is the driver of the No. 8 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 for Richard Childress Racing. Since making his NASCAR debut 19 years ago, Busch has grown into a successful driver, team owner and businessman, easily becoming one of the most accomplished drivers in NASCAR’s modern history. He owns 60 wins

Kyle Busch is the driver of the No. 8 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 for Richard Childress Racing. Since making his NASCAR debut 19 years ago, Busch has grown into a successful driver, team owner and businessman, easily becoming one of the most accomplished drivers in NASCAR’s modern history. He owns 60 wins in the elite NASCAR Cup Series and is one of only two active multi-time champions.

In addition to his two Cup Series championships, the Las Vegas native won the 2009 NASCAR Xfinity Series championship and is the all-time wins leader in that series (102) as well as the NASCAR Truck Series (62). As an owner, he has led Kyle Busch Motorsports to 98 career victories and seven owner’s championships - both are Truck Series records.

Busch has won at least one NASCAR Cup Series race each season since his rookie year in 2005 – a streak of 18 consecutive seasons -- and has made the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs 15 times in his career. He advanced to the Championship 4 in five consecutive seasons from 2015-2019. He has earned victories in some of NASCAR’s most prestigious races, including the Brickyard 400 (2015 and 2016), Southern 500 (2008) and Coca-Cola 600 (2018).

From 2022 through 2008, Busch drove the No. 18 Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing, where he won the 2019 and 2015 NASCAR Cup Series championship, as well as the 2018 and 2019 regular season championships. Busch’s 2015 title marked a notable recovery for NASCAR’s all-time active winner, as he missed the first 11 races of the regular season after suffering a broken right leg and a broken left foot in an accident during the season-opening NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Daytona International Speedway. After a remarkable rehabilitation, Busch returned to competition with just 15 races remaining in the season. He climbed into the top-30 in points and won a race to secure a spot in the NASCAR Playoffs and eventually, the championship. It remains one of the most improbable and noted accomplishments in NASCAR Cup Series history.

Busch’s NASCAR Cup Series career began under the Chevrolet racing banner. He made six starts in 2004, including his series debut at his hometown track of Las Vegas Motor Speedway, before joining Hendrick Motorsports fulltime from 2005-2007. While racing for Rick Hendrick, Busch won the first “Car of Tomorrow” race at Bristol Motor Speedway in 2007 and won two races (Auto Club and Phoenix Raceway) as a NASCAR Cup Series rookie, becoming one of only six drivers to earn multiple victories during their rookie season of competition.

Busch owns the most all-time NASCAR national series wins with 224 (60 NASCAR Cup Series wins, 102 NASCAR Xfinity Series wins and 62 NASCAR Truck Series wins). He currently holds a 10-season (2022-2013) streak of posting wins in all three NASCAR national series. He is the 2004 NASCAR Xfinity Series Rookie of the Year. Busch founded Kyle Busch Motorsports in 2007 as a Late Model operation for himself and driver development opportunities. KBM has notched several significant Late Model victories over the years, including the Wisconsin All-Sar 100 (Busch, 2008), Snowball Derby (Busch, 2009), All-American 400 (TJ Reid, 2010), Slinger Nationals (Busch, 2011), Oxford 250 (Busch, 2011) and Berlin Raceway Rowdy 251 (Busch, 2010, 2011, 2012). KBM has gown into one of the most prominent teams in the NASCAR Truck Series with seven championships.

Prior to the NASCAR Xfinity Series, Busch won two ARCA Menards Series races in 2003 driving for Hendrick Motorsports and finished eighth in ASA standings in 2002. He made six NASCAR Truck Series starts as a junior in high school in 2001, earning two top-10 finishes for Roush Racing. He also won 10 Late Model races in 2001 at The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Busch began his motorsports career racing Legend Cars at the age of 13, where he won two Legend Cars championships at The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway along with 65 Legend Cars victories.

Outside of the driver’s seat, Busch is active with his wife, Samantha, in the operation of The Samantha and Kyle Busch Bundle of Joy Fund benefitting in-need families struggling with infertility. The organization, founded in 2015 following the couple’s own infertility journey, provides financial grants to help offset the costs associated with IVF treatments. Busch is also active in his son’s racing career. Busch resides in the Lake Norman, NC, area with his wife Samantha, son Brexton, daughter Lennix and dog Piper.

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CREW CHIEF
Randall Burnett
DATE OF BIRTH
September 05
HOME TOWN
Fenton, Missouri
MARITAL STATUS
Married
Randall Burnett is the crew chief of the No. 8 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 for Richard Childress Racing with driver Kyle Busch. 2023 marks the pair’s first year working together, and Burnett’s seventh year with RCR

Randall Burnett is the crew chief of the No. 8 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 for Richard Childress Racing with driver Kyle Busch. 2023 marks the pair’s first year working together, and Burnett’s seventh year with RCR.

From 2022 through 2020, Burnett led RCR’s No. 8 team and driver Tyler Reddick, guiding the young driver through his first year in the NASCAR Cup Series and building the team into a unit that consistently ran up front. During their breakout year in 2022, Burnett led Reddick to three race wins (Texas Motor Speedway – September, Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course, and Road America), three pole awards and 10 top-five finishes. Together, Burnett and Reddick qualified for the NASCAR Playoffs twice (2022 and 2021). All told, the Burnett-Reddick duo earned three wins, 16 top-five and 40 top-10 finishes during their three years together in the NASCAR Cup Series.

Burnett was also paramount to Reddick’s NASCAR Xfinity Series success at RCR. The pair won the NASCAR Xfinity Series championship together in 2019, collecting six wins in the process. The team was also incredibly consistent, racking up 24 top-five finishes in 33 races (average finish was 6.3 despite failing to finish three races).

In 2018, Burnett guided Matt Tifft to the NASCAR Xfinity Series Playoffs and a sixth-place finish in the final point standings at RCR. During his first year at Richard Childress Racing in 2017, Burnett worked with a variety of drivers as a crew chief in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, including Tifft, Austin Dillon, Paul Menard, and Ben Kennedy.

In 2016, Burnett got his first opportunity as a crew chief in the NASCAR Cup Series when he joined JTG Daugherty Racing and driver A.J. Allmendinger. He led the team to two top-five finishes and nine top-10 finishes, highlighted by a second-place finish at Martinsville Speedway.

Burnett started his NASCAR career with Chip Ganassi Racing. He spent 10 years with the Ganassi organization, serving as a data acquisition engineer, lead race engineer, 7-post analysis engineer and lead team engineer. In 2014, Burnett worked closely with Kyle Larson during his rookie season, assisting the team in securing eight top-five and 17 top-10 finishes. He played a key role in the team’s victories in the 2010 DAYTONA 500 and Brickyard 400.

A native of Fenton, Mo., Burnett built and raced his own late models near his hometown and later moved south to attend the University of North Carolina Charlotte, where he earned a degree in Mechanical Engineering.