NASCAR driver Kyle Busch celebrated his birthday over the weekend and by all accounts, it was definitely one to remember.
The driver of the No. 18 Toyota Camry for Joe Gibbs Racing turned 36 years old on Sunday. Busch took to social media earlier today to thank everyone who took the time to wish him a happy birthday, However, he also mentions that his wife and son threw him a surprise party for when he got home.
“Thanks, everyone for the birthday shout-outs,” Kyle Busch wrote on Twitter. “Came home last night to my own victory lane surprise from @SamanthaBusch and @brextonbusch”
There isn’t much better than getting a surprise birthday party from your family. But prior to all of the birthday celebrations, Kyle Busch actually celebrated his first win of the 2021 season. The younger brother of NASCAR driver Kurt Busch took home a victory at the Buschy McBusch Race 400 on Sunday in Kansas.
With the win, Busch became the 10th different winner in the first 11 races of the season. Not only that, but he is just the second driver in NASCAR history to win a race on his birthday.
Older Brother of Kyle Busch, Kurt, Throws a Surprise Party As Well
So, not only did Kyle Busch win his first race of the year on his birthday, and not only did his family throw him a surprise party, but his older brother Kurt Busch did as well. And it turns out that Kurt Busch really knows how to throw a party.
“It’s Kyle’s birthday today, right everybody?” Kurt Busch poses to his followers on Twitter. “I got him a mariachi band already. They’re tuning up and he has no idea when he rolls into the airport.”
The older Busch brother also posted a second video. He says that the entire idea was to throw Kyle a surprise birthday party a couple days before Cinco De Mayo. However, the younger brother had other plans. Kyle, a two-time Cup Series champion winner went out and brought home the victory at Kansas Speedway.
“It’s perfect,” Busch says with a laugh. “It was for Cinco De Mayo to kind of kick it off, and he kicked it off with a win. This is gonna be epic.”
Staying true to their name, the Busch brothers end the video with a cheers and an ice-cold beer. Looking for more Kurt and Kyle Busch content? Stay up to date right here on Outsider.