‘Race for the Championship’ Episode 5 preview: Kyle Busch on, off track


Editor’s note: Tune in or set your DVRs for Episode 5 tonight at 10 ET on USA Network.

Episode five of USA Network’s unscripted series “Race for the Championship” airs tonight at 10 ET, and the fifth of 10 episodes provides exclusive looks and sounds with three drivers who qualified for this year’s NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs.

Each episode throughout the series will feature multiple drivers and their lives and stories away from the track. Kyle Busch, Ross Chastain and Daniel Suárez will be the three spotlighted tonight as the series focuses on both their stories off the track and on the iconic Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

In tonight’s episode, you can also expect to see:

Samantha and Kyle Busch discussing their infertility journey — and their first morning home with new baby Lennix;

Meanwhile, the series gives an in-depth look at Busch’s pending free agency as it begins to look like he may not return to Joe Gibbs Racing;

Ross Chastain shows off the family watermelon farm in Alva, Florida;

Behind the scenes at Trackhouse Racing, where Justin Marks is attempting to build more than just a race team.

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