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Indianapolis, IN- Earlier this week, Kurt Busch announced along with Stewart/Haas Racing that they will join forces for the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season and beyond. With that announcement, a lot of folks were wondering if that was it for Busch and his Izod IndyCar Series dreams. Busch confirmed Tuesday it wasn’t a done deal just yet. “Something that’s still on the table,” said Busch regarding IndyCar still a possibility. “There’s certain timelines that I’ve agreed to with Michael Andretti if we’re still going to do it” Busch first tested an IndyCar at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway back in May. He piloted an Andretti Autosport prepared Chevrolet at IMS just two days prior to Opening Day for the Indianapolis 500 practice. That led to speculation that he’d racing in this year’s Indy 500. Busch passed all phases of Rookie Orientation but said after he just wasn’t physically and mentally ready to compete 500 miles and then race 600 miles in the Sprint Cup race at Charlotte direct

Busch to Stewart-Haas: Too many hotheads in one garage?

The addition of Kurt Busch to the racing stable of Stewart-Haas is official. Busch joins car owner Tony Stewart, Kevin Harvick and Danica Patrick all under one roof. They won't be lacking for personality, that's for sure. One of the questions has to be: How on earth will they all get along?Tony Stewart has had his run in's with the media. Kurt Busch's cost him a ride...

Gene Haas the man behind Busch hire

Gene Haas, the founder and co-owner of Stewart-Haas Racing, did something unusual during Tuesday's press conference to announce Kurt Busch as the team's fourth driver for 2014: He spoke with a level of candor rarely heard at NASCAR events these days. And he made it abundantly clear that he was calling the shots for the team, at least at the moment. Haas admitted that his...

Haas put together deal with Busch

Gene Haas wanted to build a dream team, with an opportunity to see his name in Victory Lane. He wasn't going to let Tony Stewart stand in his way of making that happen. Haas admitted Tuesday he went rogue in courting Kurt Busch for a non-existent fourth team at Stewart-Haas Racing while Stewart was incapacitated with a broken leg earlier this month. When he finally brought his...

NASCAR at Atlanta 2013: Race Weekend Schedule, Start Time, Qualifying, TV and Weather Info

Getty Images for NASCAR With only two races left to the NASCAR Sprint Cup series Chase, the field is being set with only a few drivers who have yet to lock in their place in this year’s post season. NASCAR heads to Atlanta Motor Speedway in Georgia this weekend for both the Nationwide and Sprint Cup series. The Nationwide Great Clips / Grit Chips 300 will run on Saturday, August...


Everyone in Stewart-Haas Racing’s public relations department deserves a raise. Just when they thought Tony Stewart’s sprint car accident was about as much as the organization could handle, Gene Haas decided to sign Kurt Busch to drive a fourth car for SHR in 2014 without the knowledge or consent of Stewart—his business partner, co-owner, driver, and the indisputable face of...

Busch looking to rebound in critical pre-Chase race

Sunday night’s AdvoCare 500 Sprint Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway will be similar to Game 6 in a best-of-seven series for Kurt Busch.   Busch and many other die-hard Chicago Cubs fans might cringe with the mention of Game 6 (you know that fan in the left-field stands) but the Furniture Row Racing driver is not too worried about curses, such as the “Billy Goat” curse...

It’s official! Kurt Busch signs with SHR: Now what does it really mean?

Indianapolis, IN- The rumors that Kurt Busch would head to Stewart/Haas Racing are now officially true. Busch and SHR agreed to a multi-year deal beginning in 2014 for Busch to join the now four car team. The 2004 Sprint Cup Series champion will join co-owner Tony Stewart, Danica Patrick and Kevin Harvick in 2014 and beyond. The move though is somewhat a slap in the face to current...

Here’s my number – call me, maybe?

Well, it's been a whirlwind few days here for Kurt Busch and his future. He got the call from Gene Haas and Tuesday the announcement was made that Kurt will be leaving the Furniture Row team and joining Stewart-Haas Racing at the end of the year. If you listened to the press conference, it's interesting because it had a different spin than most people realize. Gene Haas...

If Not Successful, 2014 Will Be Entertaining For Stewart-Haas Racing

It was made official on Tuesday that Kurt Busch would be joining Stewart-Haas Racing for the 2014 Sprint Cup Series and beyond. Busch was introduced by team co-owner Gene Haas and team competition director Greg Zipadelli. During the press conference there was a lot of interesting revelations and observations. Right[...]

Stewart Haas Makes It Official And More News

Stewart Haas Racing made it official today in hiring Kurt Busch to drive for them next year. Earnhardt Gnassi Racing though on Friday is going to name who will be the 2014 driver of the #42 car. Martin Truex Jr. is going to be racing with a cast at Atlanta as he got injuried at the Bristol race.

Newman could land at Furniture Row

Now that the announcement was made earlier this week that Kurt Busch will be joining Stewart-Haas Racing in 2014, the question on a lot of fans' minds is whether Ryan Newman will now take Kurt's seat. It offers an interesting dynamic here. We know that Richard Childress was courting Ryan as a possible fourth team for his organization. You already know that Furniture Row...

Stewart-Haas Racing Expands to Four Teams Beginning in 2014

Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), the title-winning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team co-owned by three-time Sprint Cup champion Tony Stewart and Gene Haas, founder of Haas Automation – the largest CNC machine tool builder in the western world – will expand to four cars in 2014. Kurt Busch, the 2004 Sprint Cup champion and owner of 24 Sprint Cup victories, will drive the Haas Automation...

Busch to SHR best move of his career

On Tuesday, Stewart-Haas Racing will officially announce Kurt Busch will be its fourth driver in 2014. And it’s possible the 35-year-old Las Vegas native has never been happier. "This is the situation that every driver wants to be in,” Busch told FOX Sports on Monday. “To have an owner like Gene Haas calling and asking you to come and race how you know how to...

'Gritty' Team Ready to Produce 'Great' Results over Final 10 Races

The final 10-race stretch of the 2013 NASCAR Nationwide Series schedule begins with this Saturday's Great Clips-Grit Chips 300 at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Ga. With 23 races complete, Parker Kligerman is the lone driver inside the top 10 in the championship standings running for a single-car team. Much like Kyle Busch Motorsports' Nationwide Series program did in...

A.J. Allmenindger News And More

A news conference on Saturday is expected to occur where A.J. Allmendinger is going to be named the driver of the #47 car. Brad Keselowoski says that a new tire is key for NASCAR on thr 1.5 mile tracks. Kurt Busch still says that he wants to do the Indy 500.
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