Kyle Busch slams NASCAR’s ‘marketing genius,’ starts war of words among drivers

Oh boy. The 2018 NASCAR season hasn’t even begun, and already we’ve got drivers calling each other names and trading barbs.

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This newest controversy started Tuesday at NASCAR media day in Charlotte, when Kyle Busch told reporters he thought it was “stupid” for the sport’s marketing executives to place so much emphasis on young drivers instead of established veterans.

“It is bothersome,” Busch said. “We’ve paid our dues, and our sponsors have and everything else, and all you’re doing is advertising all these younger guys for fans to figure out and pick up on. ... Pushing these younger drivers is, I wouldn’t say, all that fair. Read more....

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31 Jan 2018