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Mar 09
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For Kurt Busch, winning Indy wouldn’t be a bad problem

Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, sits in the garage during practice - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images 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, and that window could narrow considerably should Busch happen to win the 500 in his first attempt. “I’d love to have that problem,” Busch said Saturday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. “The vision that I had if I had that problem, to win Indianapolis… now keep in mind, I have zero experience in an Indy car, and this will be the toughest challenge, especially when they drop the green flag… “Let’s say ... FULL STORY »

Kurt Busch’s Indianapolis 500 Entry ‘A Dream Come True’

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 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 ... FULL STORY »

Kurt Busch to Attempt the “Double” with 2014 Indy 500 Entry

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 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 ... FULL STORY »

Kurt Busch’s Day Spoiled by Engine Failure

Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, makes a pit stop - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images 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 ... FULL STORY »

Kurt Busch – An Education in Qualifying

2014 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch on track in the No. 41 Haas Automation Chevy SS - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images 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 ... FULL STORY »

Trouble Finds Kurt Busch in Daytona 500

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 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 ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Daytona 500 Final Practice Session Speeds

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 ... 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 »
2014 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch on track in the No. 41 Haas Automation Chevy SS - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Unfortunate Beginning for Kurt Busch
Posted 02.16.14
Accident Ends Busch’s Night Early in the Sprint Unlimited Date: Feb. 15, 2014 Event: Sprint Unlimited (non-points race) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway (2.5-mile oval) Start/Finish: 4th/14th (Accident, completed 35 of 75 laps) Winner: Denny Hamlin of Joe Gibbs Racing (Toyota) Kurt Busch, driver of the No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch - Photo Credot: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
2014 Daytona Speedweeks NASCAR Media Day Q&A with Driver Kurt Busch
Posted 02.13.14
KURT BUSCH, NO. 41 HAAS AUTOMATION CHEVROLET SS met with media and discussed his trip to Barrett-Jackson, race car drivers salaries compared to other athletes, crew chief, Daniel Knost, and more.  WHAT’S YOUR BEST ADVICE FOR THE UP AND COMING YOUNG DRIVERS? “Yeah, there are a lot of rookies that are going ...FULL STORY »
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State Water Heaters Renews Partnership with Stewart-Haas Racing
Posted 02.13.14
Will Serve as Primary Sponsor for No. 41 Team and Driver Kurt Busch in October at Charlotte KANNAPOLIS, N.C., (Feb. 13, 2014) – State Water Heaters, a leading manufacturer of commercial and residential water heaters, has renewed its partnership with Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), the title-winning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team co-owned ...FULL STORY »
The No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS fielded by Stewart-Haas Racing that Kurt Busch will drive during Budweiser Speedweeks at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway from Feb. 13 – 23. (Photo Credit: CIA Stock Photography for True Speed Communication)
Kurt Busch – Strength In Numbers
Posted 02.11.14
KANNAPOLIS, N.C., (Feb. 11, 2014) – New is nothing new for 2004 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Kurt Busch. He starts his 14th full season in the Sprint Cup Series paired with new crew chief Daniel Knost (pronounced: Ka-NOST) and driving the No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Team Chevy Driver Kurt Busch to Start on the Front Row at Homestead
Posted 11.15.13
Chevrolet SS Championship Contenders Harvick and Johnson Qualify in Top Ten for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Finale HOMESTEAD, Florida (November 15, 2013) Kurt Busch, driver of the No. 78 Furniture Row/Denver Mattress Chevrolet SS, scored his 9th top five starting position of the year in qualifying second for Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400, ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Kurt Busch in garage - Photo Credit: John Harrelson/Getty Images
Kurt Busch Aiming for Another Magical Ride at Homestead-Miami Speedway
Posted 11.13.13
DENVER (Nov. 13, 2013) – Closing out the season at a racetrack where he achieved his greatest moment as a NASCAR driver, Kurt Busch is looking for some more magic at Homestead-Miami Speedway, site of Sunday’s final Sprint Cup Series race of 2013. It was at the 1.5-mile intermediate South Florida ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Kurt Busch Scores 5th Place Finish in Phoenix, 11th Top-Five of Season
Posted 11.10.13
PHOENIX (Nov. 10, 2013) -- Kurt Busch and the Furniture Row Racing team came through in the end, securing a fifth-place finish in Sunday’s AdvoCare 500 Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway. It was the 11th top-five finish of the season for Busch, one shy of his career best ...FULL STORY »


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