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May 15
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Kurt Busch – The All-Star Doing Double Time

2014 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (May 15, 2014) – One race weekend remains before NASCAR Sprint Cup Series All-Star Race competitor Kurt Busch attempts “The Double” – racing in both the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway on May 25. “The Double” is an all-star-type feat, successfully accomplished by only a four drivers in the history of auto racing. However, before the 2004 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion and driver of the No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) embarks on one of the most grueling feats in auto racing Memorial Day weekend, he has another $1 million payday on the docket that he would love to add to an already impressive ... FULL STORY »

Parker Kligerman To Serve as Backup Driver for Kurt Busch Throughout NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race and Coca-Cola 600

Parker Kligerman - Photo Credit: CIA Stock Photography for True Speed Communication KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (May 14, 2014) – Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) has tabbed Parker Kligerman to serve as the backup driver for Kurt Busch in the No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS during the May 16-17 NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race and the May 22-25Coca-Cola 600 ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS 5-hour ENERGY 400 Q&A with Driver Kurt Busch

2014 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch on track in the No. 41 Haas Automation Chevy SS - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images KURT BUSCH, NO. 41 HAAS AUTOMATION CHEVROLET SS met with media and discussed racing both the Indy 500 and the Coke 600 on Memorial Day weekend, his physical fitness routine to prepare, the busy schedule, and more.   ON TALKING TO TONY ... FULL STORY »

Kurt Busch – Double Time

Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, sits in the garage during practice - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (May 7, 2014) – The countdown is on and preparations are in full swing as Kurt Busch prepares for his attempt at “The Double” – racing both the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the Coca-Cola 600 ... FULL STORY »

Bold predictions for the final 16 regular-season NASCAR Sprint Cup races

Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Express Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Aaron's 499 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 4, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Talladega was just as wild and unpredictable as ever, Denny Hamlin was the winner, and we’re now 10 races into the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series regular season. We’ve had eight different winners so far, and two drivers who had won twice, ... FULL STORY »

Rookies Breeze Through Indianapolis 500 ROP at IMS

Indy Car driver Kurt Busch talks with crew members following a rookie orientation for the May 25 Indianapolis 500 mile race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on May 5, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Joe Robbins/Getty Images INDIANAPOLIS (Monday, May 5, 2014) - Carlos Huertas eventually agreed with team owner Dale Coyne that the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race isn't one to pass up. "I was a bit unsure because I never did it before and because I had ... FULL STORY »

Kurt Busch – Reversing Roles

2014 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch (Haas Automation) - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (April 30, 2014) – Kurt Busch, 2004 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion and driver of the No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), spent the week in Indianapolis announcing his sponsor and attending rookie orientation ... FULL STORY »



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INDYCAR News and Notes – April 29, 2014
Posted 04.29.14
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 ...FULL STORY »
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INDYCAR News and Notes – April 28, 2014
Posted 04.28.14
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 joins Bell's sponsorship lineup 1. Andretti Autosport hopes to ride Barber ...FULL STORY »
2014 VICS No 26 Suretone Andretti Autosport Honda Unveiling with driver Kurt Busch, team owner Michael Andretti and Suretone Entertainment Chairman Jordan Shur
Kurt Busch Indy 500 Livery Unveiled
Posted 04.28.14
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 attempt. Busch will pilot the No. 26 Suretone Honda as ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Toyota - Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images
Kyle Busch Better than Average at Richmond
Posted 04.22.14
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 Gibbs Racing (JGR), is not only better than average at ...FULL STORY »
Daniel Knost, crew chief for the No. 41 Haas Automation team. - Photo Credit: CIA Stock Photography for True Speed Communication
Knost on a Short-Track Mission
Posted 04.22.14
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 to be optimistic heading into Saturday night’s Richmond 400 at the .75-mile ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch (Haas Automation) - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
Kurt Busch – Qualified Speed
Posted 04.10.14
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 recent Sprint Cup pole at Darlington (S.C.) Raceway – the ...FULL STORY »
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
2014 NSCS Duck Commander 500 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 04.05.14
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 of 194.616 m.p.h., was Carl Edwards, and he was followed ...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 »


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