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What is in a number? By definition, a number is a mathematical object used to count, label and measure. A number's use, however, can extend beyond mathematical purposes and is oftentimes used for ordering or for codes.
NASCAR is a sport that is all about numbers and their mathematical measures. Speed is reported by numbers in both miles per hour and time. Mathematical equations are used to determine the proper amount of fuel needed for a specific run. Pit stops are timed down to the thousandth of a second. Even drivers are identified by the number that appears on the side of their respective cars.
Kurt Busch is identified by the number 51 as he serves as the driver of the No. 51 Phoenix Construction Services Chevrolet. That number, however, is only one of several by which he is identified. Busch's driving career is filled with numbers. Numbers such as 12, 24 and 417 are just a few that identify Busch with 24 being the number of Sprint Cup Series wins he owns in 417 ca...
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What is in a number? By definition, a number is a mathematical object used to count, label and measure. A number’s use, however, can extend beyond mathematical purposes and is oftentimes used for ordering or for codes.
NASCAR is a sport that is all about numbers and their mathematical measures. Speed is reported by numbers in both miles per hour and time. Mathematical equations...
MOORESVILLE, N.C. – Kyle Busch is a regular winner at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS) in all three of NASCAR’s top-tier racing series. Among 27 career races at the “Magic Mile,” Busch has recorded seven total wins, including victories in the last three NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) races as well as the last three NASCAR Camping World Truck Series events. The last two...
It's date night for Kurt Busch.
For the former NASCAR champion and avid sports fan, the day's adventure with girlfriend Patricia Driscoll starts in Daytona at 6 a.m. and ends well past midnight in the shadows of Fenway Park -- one of his absolute favorite places on Earth.
Busch completed his baseball bucket list last year -- visiting every major league ballpark -- until...
When I was a crew chief, I experienced a similar incident to what the Penske Racing No. 22 team is facing in terms of preparing for a race with a substitute driver.
Now, my situation wasn't exactly the same, because my driver had been injured and not suspended under the substance abuse policy, as AJ Allmendinger has been.
Regardless, Sam Hornish Jr. drove Allmendinger's...
Kyle Busch has won a pole for the first time in 2012 by taking the top spot for Sunday’s LENOX Industrial Tools 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Being the final car to qualify, Busch ran a lap of 133.417 mph, nearly slapped the wall, and took the pole for this first time since Watkins Glen in August, 2011.
“This is certainly nice to get a pole out of the way,” said Busch...
Kyle Busch led the way with a lap of 28.555 seconds in the first practice for the Lenox Industrial Tools 301 from New Hampshire. Rounding out the top five was Greg Biffle, Kurt Busch, Kasey Kahne, and Paul Menard.
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