According to NBC Sports, Kyle Busch won’t race in the Daytona 500 on Sunday due to his injuries suffered in the crash, which include an injury to Busch’s right leg. No further details have been provided. However, this Kyle Busch crash is being called the worst of the race car driver’s NASCAR career.
After Kyle Busch was removed from the track via a stretcher subsequent to crashing into an inside retaining wall, crashes at Daytona caused websites like FOXSports.com to report on safer barriers that drivers are now calling for in the wake of the Kyle Busch crash at Daytona, also reported by For The Win of USA Today.
“Kyle Busch out of Daytona 500: His wife, Samantha, was crying as she left the infield care center with team owner.”
“Kyle Busch’s crash should hasten expansion of SAFER walls at NASCAR tracks.”
“Kyle Busch will probably be out til Memorial Day. Tough road ahead for the 18 ride.”
“Very unfortunate for Kyle Busch today. Can’t imagine the pain of not being able to compete in the Daytona 500 because of injury.
“Bummed to hear that Kyle Busch isn’t racing tomorrow! Hopefully he has a speeding recovery and Daytona really needs to get safer barriers.”
“NASCAR to hold press conference at 8:15 to discuss Kurt Busch AND Kyle Busch situations.”
#NASCAR I would force Daytona International Speedway to put up SAFER walls where Kyle Busch hit or move the July race until they do.”
[Image of Kyle Busch crash via YouTube]