Kyle Busch announced that he has purchased the assets of Xpress Motorsports, and is starting his own Camping World Truck Series team, Kyle Busch Motorsports. Busch will drive for his own team, as will Brian Ickler and Tayler Malsam. Johnny Benson may also drive for KBM, pending sponsorship.
Kevin Harvick Inc announced that Rick Ren, crew chief of the Camping World Truck Series’ current Champion, Ron Hornaday, is leaving the organization to pursue a management opportunity within the sport, according to NASCAR.com.
Ron Hornaday’s crew cheif, Rick Ren, was fined $5,000 and put on probation for an unapproved rear-end housing found on his truck at Kentucky Speedway. Hornaday was not penalized any points.