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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 Begins Quest For ‘The Double ’ By Passing Indianapolis 500 Refresher Test: "Go out and have fun," Andretti Autosport engineer Craig Hampson told Kurt Busch as he headed out on another run around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The former NASCAR champion heeded the advice on the 2.5-mile oval during a refresher program arranged in conjunction with his schedule that will get more hectic during May. Busch, 35, will attempt to become the fourth driver to attempt the "double" -- competing in the 98th ... 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 »

Kurt Busch Indy 500 Livery Unveiled

2014 VICS No 26 Suretone Andretti Autosport Honda Unveiling with driver Kurt Busch, team owner Michael Andretti and Suretone Entertainment Chairman Jordan Shur 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 ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch Better than Average at Richmond

Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Toyota - Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images 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 ... FULL STORY »

Knost on a Short-Track Mission

Daniel Knost, crew chief for the No. 41 Haas Automation team. - Photo Credit: CIA Stock Photography for True Speed Communication 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 ... FULL STORY »

Kurt Busch – Qualified Speed

2014 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch (Haas Automation) - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images 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 ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Duck Commander 500 Final Practice Session Speeds

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 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 ... 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 »
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
Kurt Busch strong-arms Jimmie Johnson for Martinsville win
Posted 03.30.14
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 track, Busch held on to edge Johnson by 0.263 seconds, ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy 2014 NSCS STP 500 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 03.30.14
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 beat 'em, join 'em. We have a Hendrick chassis prepared ...FULL STORY »
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
2014 NSCS STP 500 Race Results & Point Standings
Posted 03.30.14
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 his day was ruined by an early pit road altercation ...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 »


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