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Mar 14
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Kevin Harvick continues hot streak with pole run at Phoenix

Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Jimmy John's/ Budweiser Chevrolet - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images AVONDALE, Ariz.— The most surprising thing about Kevin Harvick’s pole at Phoenix International Raceway was that it was his first one. Riding a tidal wave that carried him to his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series title last year and continued with two runner-up finishes and a victory in the first three races of the current season, Harvick toured the one-mile track in the Sonoran Desert in 25.577 seconds (140.751 mph) during the final round of Friday’s knockout qualifying to win his first Coors Light Pole Award of the season and the 15th of his career. “Every week’s just a new adventure,” said Harvick after scratching yet another item from his career bucket list. “This particular team in (crew chief) Rodney (Childers) and ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS CampingWorld.com 500 Q&A with Kurt Busch

Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, sits in his car - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images KURT BUSCH, NO. 41 HAAS AUTOMATION CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media following the first practice session and discussed how it felt to be back in the car.   ON THE FIRST PRACTICE SESSION: “It was good just to get ... FULL STORY »

Kurt Busch back in the No. 41 Chevrolet after NASCAR reinstatement

2015 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch (Haas Automation) - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images Kurt Busch has been reinstated from a NASCAR-imposed indefinite suspension, clearing the 2004 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion to return to the No. 41 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet this weekend at Phoenix International Raceway, the sanctioning body announced Wednesday. Under a NASCAR ... FULL STORY »

Q&A with Kurt Busch and His Return to NASCAR Competition at Phoenix

NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Kurt Busch speaks to the media during the 2015 NASCAR Media Day at Daytona International Speedway on February 12, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images An Interview With:  KURT BUSCH             MIKE ARNING:  Good afternoon, and I'm Mike Arning, director of communication for Stewart‑Haas Racing, and with me is Kurt Busch, driver of the No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS for Stewart‑Haas ... FULL STORY »

Statement from Stewart-Haas Racing & Chevrolet Regarding Kurt Busch

Stewart-Haas Racing Logo KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (March 11, 2015) – The following is from Stewart-Haas Racing executive vice president Joe Custer regarding NASCAR’s reinstatement of driver Kurt Busch. “We appreciate the steps Kurt Busch has made while following NASCAR’s process for reinstatement. He has taken ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR Lifts Kurt Busch Suspension, Outlines On-Going Requirements

NASCAR Logo DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 11, 2015) — NASCAR announced today that, effectively immediately, the indefinite suspension of Kurt Busch has been lifted. He is eligible to return to NASCAR racing under indefinite probation subject to additional mandatory requirements that include ... FULL STORY »

Delaware Declines To Charge Kurt Busch

2015 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Citing the lack of admissible evidence and the improbability of obtaining a conviction, Delaware Department of Justice announced on Thursday it has declined to proceed with domestic abuse charges against driver Kurt Busch. Busch, however, remains suspended indefinitely from all NASCAR ... FULL STORY »



David Higdon, managing director of integrated marketing communications for NASCAR, speaks to the media - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
NASCAR Explains Why Driver Kurt Busch Remains Sidelined
Posted 03.06.15
Despite yesterday’s decision that NASCAR driver Kurt Busch won’t face any criminals charges for an alleged altercation against ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll last September, the Stewart-Haas Racing driver remains indefinitely suspend from competition. NASCAR Vice President of Integrated Marketing Communications David Higdon further explained why Friday morning on SiriusXM NASCAR radio. “Our actions ...FULL STORY »
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NASCAR Statement on the Delaware Department of Justice & Kurt Busch
Posted 03.05.15
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 5, 2015) – "NASCAR is aware of the Delaware Department of Justice announcement today regarding driver Kurt Busch. As we disclosed Monday, he has accepted the terms and conditions of a reinstatement program and is actively participating in the program. Kurt Busch’s eligibility for reinstatement will continue ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch (Haas Automation) - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Kurt Busch will not face charges in domestic abuse case
Posted 03.05.15
DOVER, Del. -- NASCAR driver Kurt Busch will not be charged in the case of alleged domestic abuse brought by his ex-girlfriend. Delaware Attorney General Matt Denn's office declined to file charges stemming from a complaint filed last November by Patricia Driscoll. NASCAR suspended the driver Feb. 20, two days before the ...FULL STORY »
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Stewart-Haas Racing Names Regan Smith Interim Driver for No. 41 Team at Atlanta
Posted 02.23.15
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Feb. 23, 2015) – Stewart-Haas Racing has named Regan Smith interim driver of its No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race weekend Feb. 26-March 1 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Smith will begin driving the No. 41 car during the open test session on ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch (Haas Automation) - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Second Appeal Denied For Kurt Busch
Posted 02.21.15
DAYTONA BEACH, Florida – NASCAR driver Kurt Busch’s attempt to overturn his indefinite suspension to Final Appeals Officer, Bryan Moss was denied Saturday night. "We are unhappy with the latest decision to deny our re-appeal, but we will continue to exhaust every procedural and legal remedy we have available to ...FULL STORY »
Regan Smith, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, speaks at a press conference prior to practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 57th Annual Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 21, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. Regan Smith has been named as the replacement driver for Kurt Busch in the #41 for the Daytona 500 on Sunday. Busch was suspended indefinitely by NASCAR after a no-contact order was issued against him for alleged abuse against his ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Kurt Busch’s suspension means opportunity for Regan Smith
Posted 02.21.15
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.— When the green flag flies for the Daytona 500 on Sunday, Regan Smith will be behind the wheel of the No. 41 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet, subbing for suspended driver Kurt Busch. Last-minute relief jobs are nothing new to Smith, who took drove the No. 88 Chevrolet in 2012 ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Kurt Busch’s appeal of indefinite suspension is denied
Posted 02.21.15
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.— The National Motorsports Appeals Panel on Saturday denied Kurt Busch’s appeal of an indefinite suspension imposed by NASCAR on Friday in the aftermath of a finding by the Family Court in the State of Delaware that Busch had likely committed domestic abuse against his former girlfriend, Patricia ...FULL STORY »
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National Motorsports Appeals Panel Upholds Kurt Busch’s Indefinite Suspension
Posted 02.21.15
(Feb. 21, 2015)- The National Motorsports Appeals Panel today heard and considered the appeal of driver Kurt Busch. The penalty concerns Section 12.1.a: Actions detrimental to stock car racing; 12.8: Behavioral penalty. The penalty stems from activities last year involving Kurt Busch that resulted in a decision by the Family Court of the ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
NASCAR suspends driver Kurt Busch after domestic abuse finding
Posted 02.21.15
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.— NASCAR has suspended Sprint Cup Series driver Kurt Busch indefinitely after the release of a supplemental disposition by the Family Court of the State of Delaware delineating the reasons for the court’s decision, announced Monday, to grant an order of protection to Busch’s former girlfriend, Patricia Driscoll. Busch, ...FULL STORY »


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