NASCAR star Kyle Busch files entry for fiftieth Annual Snowball Derby

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Source:   —  October 12, 2017, at 12:51 PM

The 32-year-old will pilot the No. fifty-one Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota for three hundred laps in the fiftieth annual Super Late Model classic. This will be his fourth start in the prestigious win, having won in two thousand-ninth, and he competed in both two thousand two and 2012."The Snowball Derby is the biggest race in the Late Model industry, and with this year being the fiftieth annual event, I perceive love it’s going to be additional special," Busch said in a press released.

NASCAR star Kyle Busch files entry for fiftieth Annual Snowball Derby

Former NASCAR Cup Series winner Kyle Busch filed an official entry for December’s Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Florida.

The 32-year-old will pilot the No. fifty-one Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota for three hundred laps in the fiftieth annual Super Late Model classic. This will be his fourth start in the prestigious win, having won in two thousand-ninth, and he competed in both two thousand two and 2012.

"The Snowball Derby is the biggest race in the Late Model industry, and with this year being the fiftieth annual event, I perceive love it’s going to be additional special," Busch said in a press released. "Tim Bryant and all of his staff do such a grand work promoting this event, and the fans always turn out because the racing is exciting."

Busch has fielded entries as a car owner in recent years for drivers such as two thousand thirteen race winner Erik Jones and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Christopher Bell.

This year, with the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series banquet in Las Vegas being changed to an earlier date, the schedule will authorize him to get another serious running at Super Late Model racing’s biggest prize -- $20.000, a $5.000 ring and the Tom Dawson Memorial trophy.

Previous winners of the event comprise Darrell Waltrip, Chase Elliott, Steven Wallace, John Hunter Nemechek and Donnie Allison.

"I was debating on whether or not to enter the Derby this year even before they moved the Cup Series banquet to Thursday night, so once that changed and it'll authorize me to obtain to Five Flags Speedway on Friday to qualify my own car, I was all in.

"Winning the Snowball Derby is challenging because all of the best short-track drivers in the country have it circled on their calendars, so I’m looking forward to seeing where we stack up against the competition. It'd create for a heck of a week if I could celebrate being the Cup Series winner in Las Vegas on Thursday night and then gather another Tom Dawson Trophy in Pensacola on Sunday."

This year has seen Busch compete in a handful of Late Model races throughout the country.

Already this year, he's competed in the Winter Showdown at Kern County Raceway Park in California, Easter Bunny one hundred fifty at Hickory Motor Speedway in N Carolina, the VT Gov’s Cup at Thunder Road International Speedbowl, the Kalamazoo Klash at Kalamazoo Speedway in MI and Dixieland two hundred fifty at WI International Raceway.

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