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Apr 03
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Kurt Busch – Delivering Higher Accuracy, Repeatability

2014 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images 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 this Sunday’s Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth – to live up to the standard of his sponsor Haas Automation, a company built to deliver high accuracy, durability and repeatability. Heavy emphasis on the latter standard, in this case. Haas Automation, the largest machine tool builder in the western world, manufactures a complete line of CNC vertical machine centers, horizontal machining centers, CNC lathes and rotary products. ... FULL STORY »

Did Sunday’s race mark a fundamental change in racing at Martinsville?

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 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, ... FULL STORY »

Brad Keselowski vows revenge on Sunday’s race winner Kurt Busch

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 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 ... FULL STORY »

Chevrolet Adds to Historic Win Total at Martinsville

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 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 ... FULL STORY »

Kurt Busch strong-arms Jimmie Johnson for Martinsville win

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 MARTINSVILLE, Va. —  On Sunday at historic Martinsville Speedway, the driver known as "The Outlaw" committed highway robbery. Bullying his way past six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson with 10 laps left in Sunday’s STP 500 at the .526-mile short ... FULL STORY »

Team Chevy 2014 NSCS STP 500 Post-Race Recaps

Team Chevy Logo KURT BUSCH, NO. 41 HAAS AUTOMATION CHEVROLET SS – WINNER ON HIS RACE: "I didn't know if we'd be able to do it. The No. 48 car is king here - him or the 24. The old theory is if you can't ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS STP 500 Race Results & Point Standings

Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway on March 30, 2014 in Martinsville, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images Kurt Busch broke an 83-start winless streak in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Sunday afternoon, as he held off the defending series champion, Jimmie Johnson (by 0.263 seconds) to win the 2014 NSCS STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway. Busch, who thought ... FULL STORY »



Daniel Knost, crew chief for the No. 41 Haas Automation team. - Photo Credit: CIA Stock Photography for True Speed Communication
Kurt Busch – Knowing Knost
Posted 03.26.14
KANNAPOLIS, N.C., (March 26, 2014) – Daniel Knost, crew chief for the No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet and 2004 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Kurt Busch, will call just his sixth race in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series this weekend as the team heads to Martinsville (Va.) Speedway for Sunday’s ...FULL STORY »
Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, sits in the garage during practice - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Kurt Busch Hopes For Martinsville Speedway Revival With New Team
Posted 03.25.14
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (March 25, 2014) – Kurt Busch had barely shed his rookie status when he picked up his first victory at Martinsville Speedway. It was way back in 2002 and he was just a year removed from his rookie campaign. Since then he’s won a NASCAR Sprint Cup championship and ...FULL STORY »
Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, and Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, race during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 23, 2014 in Fontana, California. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Kurt Busch Finishes Third at Fontana
Posted 03.24.14
Haas Automation Driver Records First Top-Five Since Joining SHR Date: March 23, 2014 Event: Auto Club 400 (Round 5 of 36) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif. (2-mile oval) Start/Finish: 10th/3rd (Running, completed 206 of 206 laps) Winner: Kyle Busch of Joe Gibbs Racing in a green-white-checkered finish (Toyota) Kurt Busch, ...FULL STORY »
Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, sits in the garage during practice - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Food City 500 First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 03.14.14
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) driver, Kurt Busch, with a lap speed of 129.789 m.p.h., was the quickest Friday afternoon during the first NSCS Food City 500 practice session at Bristol Motor Speedway. Jeff Gordon put up the second quickest lap speed of 129.421 m.p.h., and was followed by Denny Hamlin (129.351 ...FULL STORY »
Maryeve Dufault (Photo Credit: ARCA)
Maryeve Dufault gets ARCA assist from Kurt Busch, Rick Crawford – next stop – Mobile short track
Posted 03.12.14
(TOLEDO, Ohio) - Sorel, Quebec's Maryeve Dufault, driver of the No. 46 Team Stange Racing Ford, has never raced at Mobile Int'l Speedway. However, that's about to change when the third annual ARCA-Mobile 200 takes off Saturday afternoon, March 22. But another new track on the ARCA Racing Series presented ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images
Kurt Busch – High-Bank Circled on the Calendar
Posted 03.12.14
KANNAPOLIS, N.C., (March 12, 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), had Sunday’s Food City 500 Sprint Cup Series race circled on his calendar even before the 2014 season started. Busch has a ...FULL STORY »
Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, pits during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 9, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images
Kurt Busch – Loose Ends in Las Vegas
Posted 03.10.14
Busch Finishes 26TH in Kobalt 400 Date: March 9, 2014 Event: Kobalt 400 (Round 3 of 36) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Las Vegas Motor Speedway (1.5-mile oval) Start/Finish: 23rd/26th (Running, completed 264 of 267 laps) Winner: Brad Keselowski of Team Penske (Ford) Kurt Busch, driver of the No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS, finished 26th ...FULL STORY »
Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, sits in the garage during practice - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
For Kurt Busch, winning Indy wouldn’t be a bad problem
Posted 03.09.14
LAS VEGAS — Running the Indianapolis 500 / Coca-Cola 600 double, which Kurt Busch will do May 25, is fraught with complications, not the least of which is travel between Indianapolis and Charlotte. There’s a tight window between the checkered flag at Indy and the green flag at Charlotte Motor Speedway, ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Kurt Busch in the No. 1 Andretti Autosport Chevrolet During Indianapolis Motor Speedway Test on May 8th, 2013 - Photo Credit: Paul Powell/Catchfence
Kurt Busch’s Indianapolis 500 Entry ‘A Dream Come True’
Posted 03.04.14
For Kurt Busch, competing in the Indianapolis 500 mile race wasn't a goal until recently because he never envisioned it was attainable. On March 4, Busch announced he is one step closer to achieving that goal. The 2004 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion will join Andretti Autosport for the 98th Running of ...FULL STORY »


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