As the driver of the No. 18 Toyota Camry for Joe Gibbs Racing, Busch has had some memorable victories and heart-breaking losses in that recognizable M&M’s paint scheme. When it comes to his M&M’s car, Kyle’s chief concern, as it is when he’s sporting any other paint job, is seeing that checkered flag. But, when it comes to the paint scheme itself, there’s a entire team whose main priority is making sure that those anthropomorphic multi-colored button-shaped chocolates are prominently displayed.
In the time lapse video below, we get a look at the car wrapping process for Busch’s No. 18 car ahead of the 2013 NASCAR Cup Series season. This may only be three minutes and 25 seconds worth of footage, but the entire process actually takes an hour and 40 minutes in real time. Sure, it may not exactly be rocket science, but it does still require a great deal of patience and care. Check it out!
Now, since this was uploaded only months before the 2013 NASCAR season, we’d be remiss if we didn’t look back on Kyle Busch’s actual performance from that year.
The Las Vegas native had yet to win a Cup championship (he would go on to win in 2015 and 2019), but Busch racked up four wins in 2013 — Auto Club Speedway, Texas Motor Speedway, Watkins Glen International, and Atlanta Motor Speedway — as well as an additional 11 top-five finishes. He would end up finishing fourth in the final points, which was his best career point finish at the time.