NASCAR star Kyle Busch, wife welcome baby boy

NASCAR star Kyle Busch, wife welcome baby boy

Kyle Busch, wife have baby boy days after NASCAR driver returns from injury.

Brexton Locke Busch was born Monday night. The NASCAR star announced his arrival on social media with a photo of wife Samantha holding Brexton as Busch kisses her forehead.

The baby was due Friday but Busch said his wife would be induced Monday. The birth date of 5-18 marks both car numbers Busch has driven in the Sprint Cup Series — No. 5 at Hendrick Motorsports and No. 18 for Joe Gibbs Racing.

Busch missed 11 races because of injuries from a Feb. 21 race at Daytona. He returned to competition last weekend in the All-Star Race and will run the Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday.