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Mar 26
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Kurt Busch – Knowing Knost

Daniel Knost, crew chief for the No. 41 Haas Automation team. - Photo Credit: CIA Stock Photography for True Speed Communication 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 STP 500. Knost scored his first top-five as a Sprint Cup crew chief last weekend at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif., with a third-place finish, but he knows he has to continue learning each week in his new position. Thankfully, learning is nothing new to the 35-year-old who has a Ph.D. in engineering. Knost knows that his extensive education will serve him well and accelerate his learning curve. Knost graduated in ... FULL STORY »

Kurt Busch Hopes For Martinsville Speedway Revival With New Team

Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, sits in the garage during practice - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images 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 ... FULL STORY »

Kurt Busch Finishes Third at Fontana

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 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 ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Food City 500 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 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 ... FULL STORY »

Maryeve Dufault gets ARCA assist from Kurt Busch, Rick Crawford – next stop – Mobile short track

Maryeve Dufault (Photo Credit: ARCA) (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. ... FULL STORY »

Kurt Busch – High-Bank Circled on the Calendar

2014 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images 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 ... FULL STORY »

Kurt Busch – Loose Ends in Las Vegas

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 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 ... 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 »
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 to Attempt the “Double” with 2014 Indy 500 Entry
Posted 03.04.14
New York (March 4, 2014) - It has been over a decade since it was last completed, but this May NASCAR Champion Kurt Busch will endeavor to become only the fourth driver in history to contest the "Double" - competing in IndyCar's historic Indianapolis 500 and NASCAR's 600-mile race in ...FULL STORY »
Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, makes a pit stop - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
Kurt Busch’s Day Spoiled by Engine Failure
Posted 03.02.14
Haas Automation Driver Finishes 39th at Phoenix Date: March 2, 2014 Event: The Profit on CNBC 500k (Round 2 of 36) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Phoenix International Raceway (1-mile oval) Start/Finish: 10th/39th (Engine, completed 292 of 312 laps) Winner: Kevin Harvick of Stewart-Haas Racing (Chevrolet) Kurt Busch and the No. 41 Haas Automation team watched ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch on track in the No. 41 Haas Automation Chevy SS - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Kurt Busch – An Education in Qualifying
Posted 02.26.14
KANNAPOLIS, N.C., (Feb. 25, 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), will be channeling his inner University of Arizona Wildcat as he attempts to “Bear Down” and conquer the new Sprint Cup ...FULL STORY »
Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, drives down pit road during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 23, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Trouble Finds Kurt Busch in Daytona 500
Posted 02.24.14
Haas Automation Driver Finishes 21st in Season-Opening Race Date: Feb. 23, 2014 Event: 56th Daytona 500 (Round 1 of 36) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway (2.5-mile oval) Start/Finish: 8th/21st (Running, completed 199 of 200 laps) Winner: Dale Earnhardt Jr., of Hendrick Motorsports (Chevrolet) After a rain delay of six hours and 22 ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Daytona 500 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 02.22.14
After weather delayed the final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Daytona 500 practice session at Daytona International Speedway Saturday morning, 27 drivers/teams were able to get in a full session to tweak out whatever they could for the final time. At the end of the session it was Stewart-Haas Racing driver, ...FULL STORY »
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SHR Expansion Helps Extend Partnership with Atlas Copco
Posted 02.21.14
Atlas Copco To Serve as Associate Sponsor of No. 41 Team in 2014  KANNAPOLIS, N.C., (Feb. 21, 2014) – Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) has expanded its partnership with Atlas Copco, which will serve as an associate sponsor of the No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS and driver Kurt Busch during the 2014 ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch (Haas Automation) - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Kurt Busch Finishes Third in Second Duel at Daytona
Posted 02.21.14
No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet Will Start Eighth in Daytona 500 Date: Feb. 20, 2014 Event: Budweiser Duel at Daytona (non-points race) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway (2.5-mile oval) Start/Finish: 14th/3rd (Running, completed 60 of 60 laps) Winner: Budweiser Duel No. 1 - Matt Kenseth of Joe Gibbs Racing (Toyota) Winner: Budweiser ...FULL STORY »


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