The video titled “Kyle Busch Injured in Second Big One – Daytona – 2015 NASCAR Xfinity Series” by FOX Sports is going viral on YouTube after a horrible crash injured Busch — who was taken to the hospital — following the accident during the Saturday evening Xfinity Series race at Daytona International Speedway. Busch is known as a team owner, as well as the driver of the Number 18 and Number 54 Toyota Camry cars, in the in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and the the Xfinity Series for Joe Gibbs Racing, respectively — but it was Kyle’s Toyota shooting through the front stretch of the lap and careening into a wall that is making news on Saturday night.
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]