Found April 06, 2013 on Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News: Yardbarker Blogger Network
PLAYERS: Kurt BuschDenny Hamlin
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kurt Busch is coming to the Richmond area, and fans are invited to participate in a public Q&A event and limited autograph session this Monday, April 8 at the Mechanicsville TGI Friday’s.  Following the Q&A and autograph session, Busch, who is the defending NASCAR Nationwide Series spring race winner at Richmond International Raceway, will take over the controls of the Rock 96.5 live broadcast at the Mechanicsville TGI Friday’s, located at 8100 Creighton Parkway, Mechanicsville, VA 23111. Starting at 4:00 p.m., the first 96 people who register at Richmond International Raceway’s display at the restaurant will receive a wristband, guaranteeing them a Kurt Busch autograph, and will also be entered to win a VIP package for the NASCAR weekend at Richmond International Raceway.  The package will include a pair of tickets for Thursday night’s BLUE OX 100 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East race and Denny Hamlin Short Track Showdown presented by FedEx, Fr...

Kurt Busch makes contact with wall, fire erupts

Kurt Busch made contact with the wall at Martinsville Speedway engulfing his No. 78 Chevrolet in fire. Busch was able to press the fire extinguisher inside the car which put out the fire. The race was red flagged with the cars stopped on the front stretch so that safety crews could remove the car from the track. In an interview shown on television Busch termed it as a brake problem with the car.

Kurt Busch on Fire--Literally--at Martinsville

Kurt Busch is known for having a bit of a fiery temper at times, but at Martinsville Sunday it wasn't his temper that was on fire it was his engine. With 15 laps to go his engine burst into flames effectively ending his day. "Something happened with the brakes," Busch said. "The pedal felt spongy going into three and four and I gave it a courtesy pump and it...

Kurt Busch STP Gas Booster 500 Race Preview

DENVER, Colo. – Coming off a pair of impressive top-five finishes, Kurt Busch is in position to snap an eight-year jinx in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race – the STP Gas Booster 500 at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway. The last time the Furniture Row Racing driver and former NASCAR champion scored three consecutive top-five finishes was at the opening three races of the 2005...

Video: Kurt Busch’s day ends in flames at Martinsville

15 laps before the finish of Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville, Kurt Busch spun around after bumping David Gilliland. “Something happened with the brakes,” Busch said via Yahoo! Sports. “The pedal felt spongy going into three and four and I gave it a courtesy pump and it came to. I go down the front straightaway and gave it another courtesy pump and it went...

Ford trying to break winless streak at Martinsville

Though Ford Motor Company has had much success in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series,  it has struggled at the one of NASCAR’s oldest tracks. Ford has 16 wins in the modern era, but has not visited victory lane since Kurt Busch won in 2002 while driving for Jack Roush. This weekend’s STP Gas Booster 500 may present an opportunity for redemption. The new Gen-6 car brings new variables...
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