As NASCAR hit the Charlotte Motor Speedway for the 14thth round of the cup race as it hosts the Coco Cola 600 the nickname ‘Crown jewel of Cup RacingIn a nod to its unique 600-mile race, it will coincide with the state’s premier open-wheel racing spectacle India 500 part of IndyCar Series.
The 2022 Indy 500 season will also mark the debut of the NASCAR legend and 7-time Cup Series Champion Jimmie Johnson in brickyard. the previous Henrik Motorsport Man will drive the No:48 Chip Ganassi RacingHonda car at the track and will be hoping to convert his Oval experience into a win on his debut.
Several Cup drivers have expressed their appreciation and support for the NASCAR legend along with another veteran and legend of the sport, Kurt Busch, driving the race No. 45 Toyota to the 23X1 race. Kurt Busch who is having an amazing comeback season in 2022 has confirmed that he and Johnson spoke about the race as well as senior Busch’s experience at the Indy 500 cheering for his win.
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Find out what Kurt Busch said
Kurt Busch admitted he supported Jimmie Johnson with some lyrics and some driver advice. He added that he’s also tried to draw on the experience of former driver and team owner Stewart and bolster Johnson as much as possible. He went on to say that he rooted for him and would be watching the race. He went on to indicate that he usually watches halfway through the race before packing up for race day, but added that he will be watching the rest on VHS and waiting to hear from Jimmie.
“I cheered him on with some text and some driver advice and gave it a try Also pull in Tony Stewart’s experience with the double and just try to tank Jimmie as best you can. And of course we’ll cheer him on and I’ll watch‘ said Kurt Bush.
“Most of the time I can watch until about halfway, then my race day duties start with fan events and meetings with our team. But it’s on the DVR and I can’t wait to watch it and I can’t wait to hear the results for Jimmie.” Kurt Busch added.
Kurt Busch’s 23X1 teammate Bubba Wallace admits he thinks Jimmie Johnson is crazy for doing something big that he also enjoys so much. He went on to say that Jimmie Johnson is like a little kid these days whose dream of living in a candy store has been fulfilled, adding that he cheers for Johnson.
“He’s a crazy you-know-what-to-do and the most important thing is that he enjoys it and has fun. He seems like a kid in a candy store living out his lifelong dream of being able to do this. I cheer him‘ said Bubba Wallace.
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https://firstsportz.com/nascar-news-i-cant-wait-to-watch-and-i-cant-wait-to-hear-the-results-for-jimmie-veteran-kurt-busch-is-ecstatic-about-nascar-legend-jimmie-johnsons-indy-5/ “I can’t wait to watch and I can’t wait to hear Jimmie’s results,” enthused veteran Kurt Busch of NASCAR legend Jimmie Johnson’s Indy 500 debut