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Kurt Busch – The Single

2014 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch (Haas Automation) - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (July 22, 2014) – The last time Kurt Busch, driver of the No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), competed at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, it was part of his heavily anticipated attempt at “The Double” – racing in both the Indianapolis 500 and the Coca-Cola 600 on May 25. Busch finished sixth in the 98th Indianapolis 500, becoming the first NASCAR driver to win the Indy 500’s top-finishing rookie honors since Donnie Allison in 1970. Busch’s finish was not only the top result of the 500’s 2014 rookie class , but also tied SHR teammate and co-owner Tony Stewart’s 2001 record for the best finish of the four drivers who have attempted The Double. Unfortunately, Busch’s efforts ... FULL STORY »

Kurt Busch – It’s All About the Numbers

2014 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (July 9, 2014) – What is in a number? By definition, a number is a mathematical object used to count, label and measure. A number’s use, however, can extend beyond mathematical purposes and is oftentimes used for ordering ... FULL STORY »

No. 41 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Team Penalized For Infraction At Daytona International Speedway

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Logo DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (July 8, 2014) — The No. 41 team that competes in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has been penalized for a rules infraction discovered in post-race inspection July 6 at Daytona International Speedway. The infraction is a P2 level penalty and violates ... FULL STORY »

Kurt Busch laments missed opportunity

Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, stands on the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway on June 6, 2014 in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. - Photo Credit: Daniel Shirey/Getty Images DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Kurt Busch wasn’t blaming NASCAR for putting a halt to Sunday’s racing at Daytona. He was blaming himself for not winning. Busch, 35, has authored 25 Sprint Cup victories but none in points-paying restrictor plate races. “Fifteen ... FULL STORY »

Daniel Knost – The Second Time Around

Daniel Knost, crew chief for the No. 41 Haas Automation team. - Photo Credit: CIA Stock Photography for True Speed Communication KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (July 2, 2014) – As the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads to Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway for the second time in 2014, Daniel Knost, rookie crew chief for Kurt Busch and the No. 41 Haas Automation “America’s Machine ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Toyota/Save Mart 350 First Practice Session Speeds

Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, sits in the garage during practice - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) is at Sonoma Raceway for their first (of two) road course of the season, and Friday afternoon it was, Kurt Busch, with a lap speed of 95.470 m.p.h., who was the quickest during the ... FULL STORY »

Kurt Busch – Different Teams, Similar Results

2014 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch on track in the No. 41 Haas Automation Chevy SS - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (June 18, 2014) – Kurt Busch has one win, three top-five finishes and 131 points in his last three NASCAR Sprint Cup Series visits to the road course at Sonoma (Calif.) Raceway. It’s more points than any other ... FULL STORY »



2014 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch (Haas Automation) - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
Kurt Busch – Living in Michigan
Posted 06.11.14
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (June 11, 2014) – When Kurt Busch left behind his hometown of Las Vegas to pursue his NASCAR dream, his first stop was not the typical move to North Carolina. Instead, Busch moved to southeast Michigan to drive the No. 99 entry for Roush Racing in the Camping ...FULL STORY »
Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet, takes the checkered flag to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway on June 8, 2014 in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. - Photo Credit: Daniel Shirey/Getty Images
Dale Earnhardt. Jr. Takes Second Win of the Season
Posted 06.08.14
Chevrolet SS Earns Fourth Consecutive Victory at Pocono POCONO, Pa. – June 8, 2014 – With five laps to go in the Pocono 400, Dale Earnhardt Jr. was able to make the winning pass in his No. 88 National Guard Chevrolet SS when Brad Keselowski (Ford) yielded while attempting to clean debris from his ...FULL STORY »
Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, stands on the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway on June 6, 2014 in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. - Photo Credit: Daniel Shirey/Getty Images
Chevrolet’s Kurt Busch Narrowly Misses Pole at Pocono
Posted 06.06.14
Six Chevrolet SS Race Cars to Start in Top 12  POCONO, Pa. – June 6, 2014 – Kurt Busch placed his No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS on the outside front row, missing the pole for Sunday’s Pocono 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race by just two thousandths of a second with a speed ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch (Haas Automation) - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Kurt Busch – The Most Dominant Race
Posted 06.04.14
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (June 4, 2014) – Ask Kurt Busch about his Sprint Cup Series win at Pocono (Pa.) Raceway in August 2007 and he immediately begins to smile. Then he will tell you about the time he had a car at Pocono that was so dominant in every area that ...FULL STORY »
Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, makes a pit stop - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
Kurt Busch – Looking Forward
Posted 05.29.14
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (May 29, 2014) – The No. 41 Haas Automation team is ready to put the month of May in the rearview mirror. Luckily, when the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series takes to the mile concrete oval of Dover (Del.) International Speedway for Sunday’s FedEx 400 benefitting Autism Speaks, the ...FULL STORY »
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Kurt Busch Says Martinsville Speedway Win Was Big Boost To Double Attempt
Posted 05.28.14
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (May 28, 2014) – Just a couple of days after Kurt Busch captivated the racing world with his attempt at the Memorial Day double, he was back in his Haas Automation Chevrolet, turning practice laps for upcoming Sprint Cup road races. He was admittedly sore and exhaustion still lingered ...FULL STORY »
2014 VICS/NASCAR Driver Kurt Busch - Photo Credit: Paul Powell/Catchfence.com
Kurt Busch Named 2014 Sunoco Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year
Posted 05.27.14
INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, May 27, 2014 - Andretti Autosport driver Kurt Busch has been named the winner of the prestigious 2014 Sunoco Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year Award for his performance during the 98th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race on Sunday, May 25 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. In ...FULL STORY »
Kurt Busch driver of the #26 Honda talks to Ryan Hunter-Reay driver of the #28 Andretti Autosport Dallara Honda during practice for the Indy 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Michael Hickey/Getty Images
As Kurt Busch faces Sunday double, crash at Indy was a valuable lesson
Posted 05.23.14
CONCORD, N.C.— Kurt Busch often has a unique perspective, but being glad he wrecked his car during practice for the Indianapolis 500—isn’t that taking things a bit too far? Not when you hear Busch explain it. “When I made the mistake on Monday, it was because I just started to tell ...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 Coca-Cola 600 Q&A with Driver Kurt Busch
Posted 05.22.14
KURT BUSCH, NO. 41 HAAS AUTOMATION MADE IN AMERICA CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Charlotte Motor Speedway and discussed attempting to do the double this weekend competing in the Indy 500 and Coca-Cola 600. TALK ABOUT HOW EVERYTHING IS GOING: “It’s good to be at the NASCAR track ...FULL STORY »


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