David Ragan to replace injured Kyle Busch

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (41NBC/WMGT) – Unadilla’s David Ragan will jump behind the wheel of Kyle Busch’s No. 18 Toyota Camry starting with this weekend’s race at Atlanta.

Ragan replaces Busch, who broke his right leg and left foot in a crash in Saturday’s Xfinity Series race at Daytona. Busch was taken to a Florida hospital and was transferred to Charlotte Tuesday for further treatment.

Ragan will be allowed to return to his No. 34 car, which he drives for Front Row Motorsports, when Busch returns. Joe Nemechek will fill-in for Ragan at FRM.

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(478) 745-4141 ext. 310 Tucker Sargent joined the 41NBC news team in April 2012. He's from Alabama, but you won't catch him saying "Roll Tide!" Tucker grew up near Auburn before moving to north Alabama. He graduated from Danville High School in 2007 and loves to return to the Tennessee Valley any chance he gets. He moved back south to Troy, Alabama after high school, where he graduated from Troy University in 2011 with a B.S. in Broadcast Journalism. He interned in Huntsville at WAAY-TV before joining 41NBC. His passion is sports, and his favorite teams are the Auburn Tigers and Troy Trojans. On the weekends you can catch Tucker watching college football on Saturdays and NASCAR on Sundays! He's proud to call middle Georgia home for now and could always use a story idea from you, so don't hesitate to get in touch with him!