CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Two-time NASCAR cup series champion Kyle Busch announced Tuesday that he will be driving the no. 8 car for Richard Childress Racing (RCR) in 2023.
Busch, 37, was with Joe Gibbs Racing since 2008. On Tuesday, he announced he will join Richard Childress Racing beginning with the 2023 season.
"RCR has an impressive history in NASCAR and I'm honored that Richard is putting his trust in me to come in and continue to build on that legacy," Busch said
Richard Childress Racing is based out of Welcome, North Carolina.
"The addition of Kyle Busch to the Richard Childress Racing lineup is significant, not only for our organization but for the sport as a whole," Chairman and CEO, Richard Childress said.
Busch will drive the No. 8 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 under the Richard Childress Racing banner, adding a multi-time NASCAR Cup Series Champion to the Chevrolet Racing camp. Randall Burnett will serve as crew chief.
"As a 60 Cup race winner and two-time champion, he will be a valuable addition to Richard Childress Racing and the Chevrolet lineup. We look forward to working with Kyle starting in 2023," Chevrolet U.S. Vice President, Performance and Motorsports, Jim Campbell said.
Additional details on the program, including sponsor lineup, will be announced at a later date.