Found April 30, 2013 on Start 'N' Park Blog: Yardbarker Blogger Network
PLAYERS: Kurt Busch
Kurt Busch returns to the wheel of the #1 Phoenix Construction Chevrolet for Phoenix Racing and will have one of the best paint schemes of the year. Before we get into that, I have to say, while not a Kurt Busch fan I do enjoy his appreciation of racing history and ability to do some fun things with his cars. Last year was running a paint scheme from the movie Talladega Nights, where he went so far as to strap a stuffed cougar in his car and quote the movie on the radio. While he was not able to win, he did capture the imagination of those watching when he brought the #51 Me Chevrolet to the front and led the race. This weekend for Saturday’s Aaron’s 312, Kurt will be racing a retro paint scheme seen below. The scheme is from 1994, when Phoenix Racing was set to run a partial Sprint Cup (then Winston Cup) Series schedule with driver Neil Bonnett returning to the driver seat after a five year retirement from racing and Country Time on the car. Tragically, Bonnett perished is a crash...

Busch dogged in pursuit of wins

Everyone knows that when you go short-track racing, by the end of the race there is always going to be folks that are upset with one another. It doesn't matter if it's driver versus driver, or crew members versus crew members and sometimes even teammates versus teammates. It's just the product of close, intense racing. The best way to sum it up is: "Short track ...

Kurt Busch seeking major breakthrough to an already strong Talladega record

Kurt Busch knows that he has the talent and equipment to win his first Sprint Cup restrictor-plate race.   But the 34-year-old driver, who has 24 career Cup victories, also knows it will take more than talent and top-notch equipment to win Sunday’s Aaron’s 499 at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway.   "The restrictor-plate races turn in to more of a crap shoot,” said Busch...

Talladega could be Kurt Busch’s weekend to shine

The two races last season at Talladega couldn’t have been more different for Kurt Busch. In May, Busch was seemingly on cloud-nine. Running a car straight out of the movie Talladega Nights, Busch was a factor throughout much of the race,running up in the lead draft with a chance at victory in the closing laps. A tap on the rear-bumper from 2012 Sprint Cup champion Brad Keselowski...

Kurt Busch’s Car to Carry Message About Furniture Row Honoring Military for Armed Forces Day

In observance of Armed Forces Day (May 18), a holiday for citizens to come together to thank military members for their patriotic service, Kurt Busch’s No. 78 Furniture Row Chevrolet SS will include an added message at the next two Sprint Cup races at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway (May 5) and Darlington (S.C.) Raceway (May 11).   A ribbon on the hood and rear quarter panels of...

Harvick, Montoya, Kurt Busch highlight wild NASCAR night in Richmond

One of the knocks on NASCAR in recent years has been that it’s too predictable Well, not anymore. Try telling that theory to Las Vegas bookies this...

Darlington to host autograph sessions with Sprint Cup Drivers

Darlington Raceway is offering its fans an opportunity to participate in a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series autograph session with drivers Clint Bowyer, Kurt Busch, David Ragan and Dave Blaney. The autograph session will take place on Friday, May 10 from 10-10:45 a.m. in The Sprint Unlimited Experience display, located in the fan display area behind the frontstretch grandstands. A wristband...
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