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Aug 11
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Third-place finisher Kurt Busch enjoyed his front-row seat; Plus Sunday Notebook

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y.— Sure, Kurt Busch wouldn’t have minded too much if AJ Allmendinger and Marcos Ambrose had wrecked each other in the closing laps of Sunday’s Cheez-It 355 at the Glen. If the two frontrunners had taken each other out, Busch’s third-place finish might well have turned into his second win of the season. But as hard as Allmendinger and Ambrose raced each other—with Allmendinger taking the checkered flag—they kept their cars on course, and Busch had to admire their skill from his front-row seat. “I really thought they did a phenomenal job to beat the heck out of each other, maintain a pace that didn't allow me to get close enough,” Busch said. “There was just one moment I ... FULL STORY »

Kurt Busch – Translating Saturday Success into Sunday Success

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 KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Aug. 5, 2014) – Kurt Busch has won twice at Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International. Those two victories have come in three NASCAR Nationwide Series starts at the 2.45-mile road course. The driver of the No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS GoBowling.com 400 Second Practice Session Speeds

NASCAR Driver Kurt Busch (Haas Automation) - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevenasky/Getty Images Saturday morning at Pocono Raceway, Kurt Busch picked up where he left off from in Friday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) GoBowling.com 400 practice session, as he was once again the fastest - with a lap speed of 178.859mph - ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS GoBowling.com 400 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 Kurt Busch, with a lap speed of 180.353mph, was the quickest early Friday afternoon during the first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) practice session for Sunday's GoBowling.com 400 at Pocono Raceway. Brad Keselowski, with a lap speed of 180.155mph, was second ... FULL STORY »

Kurt Busch – Stacked Deck at Pocono

2014 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch (Haas Automation) - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (July 29, 2014) – Kurt Busch, driver of the No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) is heading to Pocono (Pa.) Raceway this weekend looking for a pair of wins. Before he heads to the 2.5-mile ... FULL STORY »

Sunday Indianapolis Motor Speedway Notebook Featuring: Joe Gibbs Racing; Kasey Kahne and Possible Post-Race Inspection Issues

2013 NSCS Driver Kasey Kahne (Time Warner Cable) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Sunday Indianapolis Motor Speedway: INDIANAPOLIS -- Jeff Gordon may have won the 21st annual Crown Royal presents The John Wayne Walding 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, but Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) finished second, third and fourth on Sunday, turning some heads ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS John Wayne Walding 400 Q&A with Kurt Busch

Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, drives through the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Crown Royal Presents, the John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 25, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images KURT BUSCH, NO. 41 HAAS AUTOMATION CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and discussed the difference of racing an Indy Car and Stock Car on the 2.5-mile track, his connection to Indianapolis following his ... FULL STORY »



2014 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch (Haas Automation) - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
Kurt Busch – The Single
Posted 07.22.14
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 ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images
Kurt Busch – It’s All About the Numbers
Posted 07.09.14
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 or for codes. NASCAR is a sport that is all about ...FULL STORY »
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No. 41 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Team Penalized For Infraction At Daytona International Speedway
Posted 07.08.14
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 Sections 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car racing) and 20-12 ...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
Kurt Busch laments missed opportunity
Posted 07.06.14
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 years into it,” lamented Busch, who finished third behind Aric ...FULL STORY »
Daniel Knost, crew chief for the No. 41 Haas Automation team. - Photo Credit: CIA Stock Photography for True Speed Communication
Daniel Knost – The Second Time Around
Posted 07.02.14
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 Tool” Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), is making his ...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 Toyota/Save Mart 350 First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 06.20.14
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 first Toyota/Save Mart 350 practice session. Posting the second quickest lap ...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 – Different Teams, Similar Results
Posted 06.18.14
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 driver has scored there the past three seasons, and the ...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 »


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