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May 09
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2014 NSCS 5-hour ENERGY 400 Q&A with Driver Kurt Busch

2014 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch on track in the No. 41 Haas Automation Chevy SS - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images KURT BUSCH, NO. 41 HAAS AUTOMATION CHEVROLET SS met with media and discussed racing both the Indy 500 and the Coke 600 on Memorial Day weekend, his physical fitness routine to prepare, the busy schedule, and more.   ON TALKING TO TONY STEWART ABOUT DOING THE ‘DOUBLE’ “He said you know the IndyCars have less horsepower. They have less pick-up, acceleration, and feel even though the cars weigh 1500 pounds, IndyCars don’t accelerate like stock cars do. So you have to look ahead. You have to anticipate. You have to digest what’s happening in front of you when guys get side-by-side, how quick you’re going to catch them.” ON THE PACES FOR NEXT WEEK “That all starts on Thursday to Friday of next week. Andretti Autosport and the way ... FULL STORY »

Kurt Busch – Double Time

Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, sits in the garage during practice - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (May 7, 2014) – The countdown is on and preparations are in full swing as Kurt Busch prepares for his attempt at “The Double” – racing both the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the Coca-Cola 600 ... FULL STORY »

Bold predictions for the final 16 regular-season NASCAR Sprint Cup races

Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Express Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Aaron's 499 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 4, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Talladega was just as wild and unpredictable as ever, Denny Hamlin was the winner, and we’re now 10 races into the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series regular season. We’ve had eight different winners so far, and two drivers who had won twice, ... FULL STORY »

Rookies Breeze Through Indianapolis 500 ROP at IMS

Indy Car driver Kurt Busch talks with crew members following a rookie orientation for the May 25 Indianapolis 500 mile race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on May 5, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Joe Robbins/Getty Images INDIANAPOLIS (Monday, May 5, 2014) - Carlos Huertas eventually agreed with team owner Dale Coyne that the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race isn't one to pass up. "I was a bit unsure because I never did it before and because I had ... FULL STORY »

Kurt Busch – Reversing Roles

2014 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch (Haas Automation) - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (April 30, 2014) – Kurt Busch, 2004 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion and driver of the No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), spent the week in Indianapolis announcing his sponsor and attending rookie orientation ... FULL STORY »

INDYCAR News and Notes – April 29, 2014

INDYCAR Logo Today's Verizon IndyCar Series and Mazda Road to Indy Headlines: 1. Busch Begins Quest For ‘The Double ’ By Passing Indianapolis 500 Refresher Test 2. Villeneuve shakes off rust during refresher 3. Karam lands ride with Ganassi-DRR partnership 4. Klipsch will sponsor Newgarden's No. 67 car 1. Busch ... FULL STORY »

INDYCAR News and Notes – April 28, 2014

INDYCAR Logo Today's IndyCar Series and Mazda Road to Indy headlines: 1. Andretti Autosport hopes to ride Barber momentum into Month of May 2. Suretone to sponsor Busch at Indianapolis 500 3. Inside the box score - Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama 4. Royal Purple ... FULL STORY »



2014 VICS No 26 Suretone Andretti Autosport Honda Unveiling with driver Kurt Busch, team owner Michael Andretti and Suretone Entertainment Chairman Jordan Shur
Kurt Busch Indy 500 Livery Unveiled
Posted 04.28.14
Suretone Entertainment to Serve as Sponsor for Busch's No. 26 Honda INDIANAPOLIS (April 28, 2014) - Andretti Autosport unveiled today the Indy car in which, in just a few short weeks, Kurt Busch will make his first career Indianapolis 500 qualifying attempt. Busch will pilot the No. 26 Suretone Honda as ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Toyota - Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images
Kyle Busch Better than Average at Richmond
Posted 04.22.14
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (April 22, 2014) – Kyle Busch – winner of 130 races among NASCAR’s top three divisions – has never been described as average, much like his primary sponsor M&M’s. Busch, driver of the No. 18 M&M’s Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR), is not only better than average at ...FULL STORY »
Daniel Knost, crew chief for the No. 41 Haas Automation team. - Photo Credit: CIA Stock Photography for True Speed Communication
Knost on a Short-Track Mission
Posted 04.22.14
KANNAPOLIS, N.C., (April 22, 2014) – Daniel Knost, rookie crew chief for 2004 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Kurt Busch and the No. 41 Haas Automation team for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), is still learning each week, but he has reason to be optimistic heading into Saturday night’s Richmond 400 at the .75-mile ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch (Haas Automation) - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
Kurt Busch – Qualified Speed
Posted 04.10.14
KANNAPOLIS, N.C., (April 10, 2014) – Kurt Busch, the 2004 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion and driver of the No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), won both his first Sprint Cup pole and also his most recent Sprint Cup pole at Darlington (S.C.) Raceway – the ...FULL STORY »
Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Duck Commander 500 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 04.05.14
Last week's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) event winner, Kurt Busch, with a lap speed of 194.630 m.p.h, was the fastest Saturday morning at Texas Motor Speedway during the final NSCS Duck Commander 500 practice session. Posting the second fastest lap speed of 194.616 m.p.h., was Carl Edwards, and he was followed ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images
Kurt Busch – Delivering Higher Accuracy, Repeatability
Posted 04.03.14
KANNAPOLIS, N.C., (April 3, 2014) – Kurt Busch, the 2004 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion and driver of the No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), ended an 83-race winless streak Sunday by winning the STP 500 at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway. Now, he has an even bigger task for ...FULL STORY »
Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, celebrates in victory lane with champagne after winning during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway on March 30, 2014 in Martinsville, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images
Did Sunday’s race mark a fundamental change in racing at Martinsville?
Posted 03.31.14
Parity at Martinsville? What an alien concept! And what a dichotomy we saw in Sunday's STP 500. The sixth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event of the season produced a track-record 33 lead changes, even though Jimmie Johnson, the current master of Martinsville, led 296 of the 500 laps. Johnson, Jeff Gordon and Denny ...FULL STORY »
Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, races Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway on March 30, 2014 in Martinsville, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
Brad Keselowski vows revenge on Sunday’s race winner Kurt Busch
Posted 03.30.14
MARTINSVILLE, Va. — If you want to find a driver who isn't particularly thrilled with Kurt Busch's victory in Sunday's STP 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway, look no farther than the No. 2 Team Penske garage stall. Brad Keselowski felt he had a potential race-winning car, but ...FULL STORY »
Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, races to the checkered flag to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway on March 30, 2014 in Martinsville, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images
Chevrolet Adds to Historic Win Total at Martinsville
Posted 03.30.14
Kurt Busch Earns First Race Victory of the Season and Leads a Podium Sweep for the Chevrolet SS  MARTINSVILLE, Va. (March 30, 2014) – Chevrolet added another notch in the win column at Martinsville Speedway, bringing the all-time victory total to 53 wins in 104 races at the 0.526-mile track. Kurt Busch ...FULL STORY »


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