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Oct 02
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Kurt Busch Seeking Chase Turnaround in Kansas

2013 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch - Photo Credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images DENVER, Colo. (Oct. 2, 2013) -- Kurt Busch would be the first to admit the Furniture Row Racing performances in the past two Chase races haven’t met with expectations. After making history as the only single-car team to qualify for the Chase, Busch and the Denver-based team kicked off the 10-race Sprint Cup Series playoffs with a solid fourth-place result at Chicagoland Speedway. But that early Chase momentum has stalled for Busch, who had finishes of 13th in New Hampshire and 21st in Dover. Since Chicago he dropped from sixth to ninth in the 13-driver Chase point standings. “No question, we need to turn things around,” said Busch, driver of the No. 78 Furniture Row/Denver Mattress Chevrolet. “It’s not too late but we ... FULL STORY »

Loose Wheel Spoils Kurt Busch’s Run in Dover

2013 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch in the No. 78 Furniture Row Racing/Denver Mattress Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images DOVER, Del. (Sept. 29, 2013) – A loose wheel coupled with a lack of cautions (four) dropped Kurt Busch to a 21st-place finish in Sunday’s AAA 400 Sprint Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway. Busch radioed the Furniture Row Racing ... FULL STORY »

A Kurt Busch Kansas Victory Will Net Free* Mattresses at Kansas, Missouri Denver Mattress Stores

Kurt Busch, driver of the #78 Furniture Row/Denver Mattress Chevrolet, leads the field - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images DENVER, Colo. -- (Sept. 26, 2013) – Actually, this is news that can be taken lying down. Should Furniture Row Racing driver Kurt Busch win the Hollywood Casino 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race, Oct. 6th at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., ... FULL STORY »

Kurt Busch’s No. 78 Chevrolet will have a Wonder look at Talladega

Furniture Row Racing Logo DENVER, Colo. (Sept. 25, 2013) – Wonder bread will be the primary sponsor of Kurt Busch’s No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Chevrolet during the Oct. 18-20 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series weekend at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway. Inspired by the motion picture Talladega ... FULL STORY »

Kurt Busch says team needs to pick up pace in Dover

Kurt Busch, driver of the #78 Furniture Row Chevrolet, pits - Photo Credit: Will Schneekloth/Getty Images DENVER (Sept. 24, 2013) – As the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship enters its third week of competition Kurt Busch feels his Furniture Row Racing team needs to step up the pace in Sunday’s AAA 400 race at Dover ... FULL STORY »

Kurt Busch Finishes 13th in New Hampshire

2013 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images LOUDON, N.H. (Sept. 22, 2013) -- Kurt Busch salvaged a 13th-place finish in Sunday's Sylvania 300 Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Busch, who started fourth in the 300-lap race, never could find the proper grip and speed ... FULL STORY »

2013 NSCS SYLVANIA 300 First Practice Session Speeds

Kurt Busch, driver of the #78 Furniture Row Racing / Serta Chevrolet, stands by his car during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bojangles' Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on May 10, 2013 in Darlington, South Carolina. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images Early Friday afternoon at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) driver, Kurt Busch - with a lap speed of 134.853 mph - set the quickest lap during the first SYLVANIA 300 practice session. Kasey Kahne, with a lap ... FULL STORY »



Busch Whacked
Second Annual Busch Whacked To Be Held October 31
Posted 09.19.13
Military-Inspired Mud Run To Benefit The Armed Forces Foundation, Kurt Busch Foundation and Speedway Children's Charities FORT WORTH, Texas (Sept. 19, 2013) - Kurt Busch has teamed up with the Armed Forces Foundation and Texas Motor Speedway for the 2nd Annual Busch Whacked onThursday, Oct. 31.  Registration is now open at www.getbuschwhacked.com. "I'm excited to ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Kurt Busch Has Score to Settle in New Hampshire
Posted 09.18.13
Fact: Since the Sonoma, Calif. road race on June 23, Kurt Busch has accumulated more points than any other Chase driver. During this 12-race stretch, he has earned 418 points. Second is Busch’s brother Kyle with 402 points and third is Matt Kenseth with 399. DENVER (Sept. 18, 2013) – Though Chase driver ...FULL STORY »
Kurt Busch, driver of the #78 Furniture Row / Serta Chevrolet, races during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 15, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. - Photo Credit: Geoff Burke/Getty Images
Kurt Busch Finishes 4th in First Chase Race; Jumps to 6th in Point Standings
Posted 09.16.13
JOLIET, Ill. (Sept. 15, 2013) – A five-hour rain delay, a flat tire and a speeding penalty couldn’t stop Kurt Busch’s momentum as the Furniture Row Racing driving made another comeback to post a fourth-place finish in Sunday’s Geico 400, the first of 10 Chase playoff races. Busch, who is the ...FULL STORY »
Kurt Busch with members of the Kansas City Fire Department - Photo Credit: NASCAR via Getty Images
Kurt Busch Thanks First Responders, Discusses His Championship Chances
Posted 09.11.13
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Sept. 11, 2013) – September 11. It’s a date that is recorded in American history and will continued to be remembered throughout the United States. NASCAR driver Kurt Busch is no different than any other American as he reflects back on Sept. 11, 2001, and today he spent ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Kurt Busch says team has muscle to flex in 10-race Chase
Posted 09.10.13
DENVER (Sept. 10, 2013) – According to motorsports pundits, Kurt Busch and Furniture Row Racing accomplished one “improbable” mission and will embark on another when the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series begins the 10-race Chase for the Sprint Cup championship Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill. Busch, who became the first ...FULL STORY »
Kurt Busch, driver of the #78 Furniture Row / Beautyrest Chevrolet, stands by his car in pit lane after the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 56th Annual Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway on September 7, 2013 in Richmond, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images
History­-Making Feat Puts Busch, Furniture Row Racing in Chase Playoffs
Posted 09.08.13
RICHMOND, Va. (Sept. 8, 2013) – With the season on the line to qualify for the Chase playoffs, Kurt Busch and the Denver-based Furniture Row Racing saved the best for last, and in the process made history. Thanks to an impressive season-best runner-up finish in the final pre-Chase race Saturday night ...FULL STORY »
Kurt Busch, driver of the #78 Furniture Row Chevrolet, speaks to the media during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Wild Card Contenders Press Conference at Richmond International Raceway on September 5, 2013 in Richmond, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
2013 NSCS Wild Card Contenders Q&A with Driver Kurt Busch
Posted 09.05.13
THE MODERATOR:  All comes down to Saturday night, Kurt.  What is your mindset right now? KURT BUSCH:  You know, a few months ago we needed to put ourselves in position to control our own destiny.  We've accomplished that.  Is it the cushion that we wanted?  No.  We have only a six‑point cushion.  At ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch in the No. 78 Furniture Row Racing/Denver Mattress Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Busch, Furniture Row Racing in position to make Chase history
Posted 09.04.13
DENVER (Sept. 4, 2013) – Kurt Busch and the single-car Furniture Row Racing team are on the cusp of a history-making feat heading into Saturday night’s Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond International Raceway. The Federated Auto Parts 400 at the 0.75-mile Virginia short track is the final event before the ...FULL STORY »
Kurt Busch, driver of the #78 Furniture Row Racing / Serta Chevrolet, stands by his car during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bojangles' Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on May 10, 2013 in Darlington, South Carolina. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
2013 NSCS AdvoCare 500 Q&A with Driver Kurt Busch
Posted 08.30.13
KURT BUSCH, NO. 78 FURNITURE ROW RACING/BEAUTYREST CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Atlanta Motor Speedway and discussed the new tire at Atlanta Motor Speedway, his move to Stewart-Haas Racing in 2014 and other topics.  BIG WEEK FOR YOU TALK ABOUT YOUR ANNOUNCEMENT AND SIGNING WITH STEWART-HAAS RACING: “It’s ...FULL STORY »


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