If you are not following Joe Gibb’s Racing and/or NASCAR on Snapchat, you are missing out on some great insider coverage. Yesterday both accounts followed reigning #NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion, Kyle Busch and entourage as they visited the White House and met with President Obama.
It's a tradition for championship teams to get an appearance at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., and Busch brought along the men of Joe Gibbs Racing's No. 18 team who helped him win the 2015 Sprint Cup Championship last November.
"I think there were some people who thought we were going to see a Bush back here in the White House this year, but they didn't know it was going to be Kyle," Obama joked.
President Barack Obama smiled as he honored the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing team during a ceremony at the White House. In addition to remarking that he wanted to take Busch's race car for a drive, Obama also pointed out how Busch has a similar surname to someone who many thought would win the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
On Snapchat Kyle Busch reported, “So we just got finished up with the President here, at the White House, in Washington DC, Pretty Cool really neat to have him honor us for the championship last year, myself and the whole team, it was pretty awesome. He even made an M&M joke in there I think, cool opportunity here, I am standing in an oval room, I wouldn’t say it was the Oval Office . . . but you notice I am turning left . . . just kind of what we do, neat opportunity here today and I am looking forward to being able to doing sometime soon. Next time if we get the chance to come back here it will be with someone different . . . So Thanks President Obama and see you later”