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“I Think You Have Another Thing Coming”: Kyle Busch Bursts NASCAR’s Latest Admission’s Bubble Amidst Jenson Button and Kimi Raikkonen’s Announcement

NASCAR has really come a long way in terms of its worldwide popularity. Over time the sport has attracted some top motorsport personalities and it just keeps getting better. Most recently, Jenson Button and Kimi Raikkonen announced their participation in the Circuit of The Americas later this month. Auto Club 400 winner Kyle Busch recently commented on this.

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In addition to Button and Raikkonen, Jordan Taylor and Jonathan Davenport will also compete in NASCAR this season. With new racers arriving this season, there’s something Busch wasn’t happy about.

Kyle Busch sends strong warning to NASCAR newcomers

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Before the race at Phoenix Raceway, Kyle Busch attended the pre-race press conference. When asked about the competition both Raikkonen and Button bring to COTA, he said: “Yeah, I mean I would say they have the ability to be competitive. I think it all depends on how much work and behind the scenes they are doing.”

Raikkonen made his NASCAR debut last year, competing at the Watkins Glen International. Unfortunately, the 2007 Formula 1 World Champion retired after an argument. For the 43-year-old, Busch said: “I thought Raikkonen last year was respectable. He really couldn’t show a full race so we don’t have a good feeling for that. But being at Trackhouse, I’d like to think he probably has the best opportunity, shall we say.”

On the other hand, he issued a clear warning to newcomer Jonathan Davenport. Superman is poised to make his NASCAR debut with Kaulig Racing at Bristol Motor Speedway this year. He said, “I’m jumping into a Dirt Late Model and I’m going to compete against Jonathan Davenport – I failed successfully at Bristol last year riding the Dirt Late Model, or two years ago.

“So he comes over and thinks he’s going to step in and win a Cup race right off the gate, I think you’ve got some work to do.” Busch certainly had some strong words there. The Richard Childress Racing driver even explained that it won’t be easy for Button and Raikkonen.

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Rowdy warns Button and Raikkonen about competition in NASCAR

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There’s no doubting Buttons or Raikkonen’s skill behind the wheel. In fact, the former recently acknowledged that racing in NASCAR is a different challenge than what he’s used to.

Busch made a similar statement at the conference. He said, “These cars are so different from anything these guys are used to driving. They’re unlike anything I’ve ridden before, so we’re all still trying to figure that out and figure that out. I mean, last year we had 19 different winners and this year we’re up to three.

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“So it can be like this again this year. It’s whenever you’re lucky enough to draw at a pit stop, get out front or whatever it may be. The two-time Cup Series champion certainly has a point here.

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