Kyle Busch in his own words: I want that damn trophy

Kyle Busch, wife Samantha and son Breston celebrate at Homestead-Miami Speeday, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015
Kyle Busch, wife Samantha and son Breston celebrate at Homestead-Miami Speeday, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015
Kyle Busch, wife Samantha and son Breston celebrate at Homestead-Miami Speeday, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015

To say his was the comeback story of the year is an understatement.  Kyle Busch won the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup title on Sunday November 22.  The win and the title for Busch came eight months after Busch was in a Daytona Beach hospital after breaking his foot and leg in a horrific crash in the season opening Xfinity race.  Wednesday Busch talked about his comeback for the first time in his own words.

Writing on the Players Tribune, Busch said that usually in a crash there is little time to think about it. In his February crash however, it took four seconds of sliding across the grass.  He could see the wall getting closer and closer. “This is going to suck,” he wrote.

In the aftermath of the crash, Busch said he knew he was injured, but had little time to think about that. MORE>>>

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Greg is a published award winning sportswriter who spent 23 years combined active and active reserve military service, much of that in and around the Special Operations community. Greg is the author of "The Nuts and Bolts of NASCAR: The Definitive Viewers' Guide to Big-Time Stock Car Auto Racing" and has been published in major publications across the country including the Los Angeles Times, the Cleveland Plain Dealer and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He was also a contributor to Chicken Soup for the NASCAR Soul, published in 2010, and the Christmas edition in 2016. He wrote as the NASCAR, Formula 1, Auto Reviews and National Veterans Affairs Examiner for Examiner.com and has appeared on Fox News. He holds a BS degree in communications, a Masters degree in psychology and is currently a PhD candidate majoring in psychology. He is currently the weekend Motorsports Editor for Autoweek.