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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 ended Busch’s chances at victory that day. But the former Cup champion was still upbeat about his day with the Phoenix Racing team.
When Busch returned to the 2.66-mile tri-oval in October, he was in a much different place with himself and Phoenix Racing.
It was his last race with the team. Busch wanted nothing more than to end his short–but eventful–tenure with the team with a win.
Running inside the top-five, it was looking as though Busch would once again be a force to reckon with for the win.
But when his No.51′s tank ran empty, it all went downhill; and fast.
A bump from Jamie McMurray sent Busch’s car...
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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...
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 hopes to remove the Indianapolis 500 from his bucket list -- in 2014.
Following an invitation from Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Busch might just get his wish. On Thursday, two days before the Brickyard opens for the the 97th running of the Indy 500, Busch will test drive an Andretti Autosport IZOD IndyCar.
During a Goodyear tire test on Tuesday and Wednesday with his...
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...
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...
Kurt Busch will test an Indy car for Andretti Autosport at Indianapolis Motor Speedway next week.
The 2004 NASCAR champion was at Indy this week testing tires for Goodyear with NASCAR team Furniture Row Racing. An agreement was apparently made with Michael Andretti to return next Thursday and turn laps at the famed speedway two days before the track opens for Indianapolis 500 practice...
DENVER, Colo. – Kurt Busch knows that he has the talent and equipment to win his first Sprint Cup restrictor-plate race.
But the 31-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,”...
After two days of testing the No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Chevrolet NASCAR Sprint Cup car this week at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Kurt Busch left the track knowing he was going to get more seat time at the famed oval before the Crown Royal presents the "Your Hero's Name Here" 400 at the Brickyard in July. But this time, the additional seat time will be behind...