As a passionate ambassador for the Armed Forces Foundation, Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway carries a special meaning for Furniture Row Racing driver Kurt Busch.
“It’s Veterans Day on Sunday and this is a time when we all need to reflect and pay tribute to those men and women – past and present -- who sacrificed by serving in the United States military to protect our freedom,” Busch said. “They are my heroes and they will be in my thoughts this weekend at Phoenix.”
Busch, who will compete in his fifth race with the Colorado-based Furniture Row Racing, enters the AdvoCare 500 with continued confidence after posting a solid eighth-place finish in last Sunday’s Sprint Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway.
“We’re making serious progress in a short period of time,” Busch noted. “The program is definitely taking shape and the internal communications are getting better at each race. The learning curve has been shortened and that will be good news f