Articles tagged ‘Phoenix Racing’

Aug 23

Aleks Gregory Looking for Successful Short Track Debut at Madison International Speedway

Aleks Gregory BATON ROUGE, La. (August 22, 2012) - In what seems to be the new normal for Aleks Gregory in his debut ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards season, the 23-year-old rookie is set for another first this weekend- his first-career short track start. Coming off his best-career finish with his new team, Coulter Motorsports, in his last ARCA start at one of the largest tracks on the series, Pocono Raceway, Gregory is eager to carry that momentum to one of the shortest tracks on the schedule, half-mile Madison International Speedway, in Sunday afternoon's Herr's Live Life with Flavor 200. To say that Gregory will be a rookie when he takes his No. 61 The Mosquito Patch Chevrolet around Madison's ... FULL STORY »

Kurt Busch – Thunderstruck at Bristol

2012 Kurt Busch - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images for NASCAR MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Aug. 22, 2012) – “Thunderstruck.” It’s a rhythmic song with a simple chorus. “Thunderstruck, thunderstruck, thunderstruck.” When played in full, the tune runs nearly five minutes in length and features the roar of thunder throughout. The booming song ... FULL STORY »

Kurt Busch Looking for Luck in the Irish Hills of Michigan

2012 NSCS Kurt Busch - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images for NASCAR MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Aug. 15, 2012) – Rolling hills with lush green grass, expansive lakes and small, quaint villages are in full view on the drive along U.S. Highway 12 in southern Michigan. Golf courses and vast farmed land also are ... FULL STORY »

Kurt Busch – The Road Racing Diaries: Part Two

2012 Kurt Busch - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images for NASCAR MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Aug. 8, 2012) – The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races 39 times a year – 36 points-paying events and a trio of non-points events in the Budweiser Shootout, the Gatorade Duals and the All-Star Race. A variety of ... FULL STORY »

Kurt Bush – Finding Success at Pocono

2012 Kurt Busch - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images for NASCAR The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season has started the process of winding down. A champion has yet to be crowned. The sport’s version of playoffs – the Chase for the Championship – is still six weeks away and the 12 ... FULL STORY »

Kurt Busch – Respecting History

Kurt Busch - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images MOORESVILLE, N.C. (July 24, 2012) – The opportunity to be a spectator at any major sporting event can be an awe-inspiring occasion. Surrounded by tens of thousands of like-minded fans cheering for a common goal creates an adrenaline-filled experience for ... FULL STORY »

Kurt Busch – It’s All About the Numbers

2012 NSCS Kurt Busch - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images for NASCAR MOORESVILLE, N.C. (July 10, 2012) – 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 ... FULL STORY »

2012 Kurt Busch - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images for NASCAR
Solid Start, Rough Ending at Daytona for Kurt Busch
Posted 07.08.12
Mid-Race Accident Mars Potential Top-10 Run, Leads to 35th-Place Finish  Kurt Busch, driver of the No. 51 Phoenix Construction Services Chevrolet for Phoenix Racing, was a solid fixture in the top-10 until just past the halfway point of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coke Zero 400 Saturday night at Daytona (Fla.) ...FULL STORY »
Kurt Busch, driver of the No. 1 Chevrolet, takes the checkered flag as he crosses the finish line ahead of Ricky Stenhouse Jr., driver of the No. 6 NOS Energy Drink Ford, Michael Annett, driver of the No. 43 Pilot Flying J Ford, and Austin Dillon, driver of the No. 3 Bass Pro Shops/NRA Museum Chevrolet, to win the NASCAR Nationwide Series Subway Jalapeno 250 Powered by Coca-Cola at Daytona International Speedway on Friday in Daytona Beach, Fla. - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images for NASCAR
2012 NNS Subway Jalapeno 250 Race Results
Posted 07.06.12
After a green-white-checkered (flags) restart to the finish, it was Kurt Busch (with the drafting assistance of Ricky Stenhouse, Jr.) crossing the start/finish line to win the 2012 NNS Subway Jalapeno 250 at Daytona International Speedway. Busch, who led the most laps - 23 of the 101 that were run, received ...FULL STORY »
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Kurt Busch – Back to the Beach
Posted 07.04.12
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (July 3, 2012) – “Roads? Where we’re going, we don’t need roads.” That’s just one of the many lines made famous in the 1985 cult-classic film “Back to the Future.” The quote is attributed to fictional inventor Doc Brown as he is addressing young Marty McFly’s concerns for ...FULL STORY »
2012 NSCS Kurt Busch - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images for NASCAR
Kurt Busch – Horsepower and Heroes
Posted 06.26.12
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (June 26, 2012) – The notion of hero, or heroism, has evolved since its early definition. The word “hero” comes from the Greeks, who used the term to define a protector or defender. The word and notion has evolved through the centuries and, today, heroes come in all ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy 2012 NSCS Toyota/Save Mart 350 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 06.22.12
JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S CHEVROLET – QUALIFIED THIRD HOW GOOD WAS THAT LAP? “I don’t’ think it was all that good.  Hopefully, it will hold up.  Since the first lap on track just a lot of slipping and sliding.  I was shocked to hear I was on top of the board ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy, 2012 NSCS Toyota/Save Mart 350 Pre-Race Notes & Quotes
Posted 06.19.12
TEAM CHEVY ADVANCE SAVE MART 350 SONOMA RACEWAY SONOMA, CALIFORNIA JUNE 24, 2012  DID YOU KNOW? and Parents magazine say the Chevrolet Cruze Eco and Sonic are two of the Best Family Cars for 2012.  Both the Cruze Eco and Sonic deliver fuel economy of 40 mpg or more on the highway and offer consumers the comfort, safety and advanced technology they ...FULL STORY »
Tony Stewart looks on from his car in the garage area - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images
2012 NSCS Quicken Loans 400 Final Test Session Speeds
Posted 06.14.12
The top-three speeds at Michigan International Speedway remained above the 201 mph mark, as Tony Stewart, with a lap speed of 201.896 mph, was the quickest during the final 2012 NSCS Quicken Loans 400 test session. Second quickest and with a lap speed of 201.556 mph, was Greg Biffle,  and he was ...FULL STORY »
SPEED’s Larry McReynolds, Jimmy Spencer and Kenny Wallace Reactions to James Finch Retaining Kurt Busch as Driver
Posted 06.12.12
Kurt Busch on Tuesday met with James Finch, owner of Busch’s No. 51 Phoenix Racing team in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, to discuss Busch’s suspension from last weekend’s race at Pocono Raceway and how the duo move forward. Following their meeting, Finch and the team released a statement indicating Busch ...FULL STORY »
Pockrass, Byrnes & Dillner Talk About (Kurt) Busch’s Future with Car Owner James Finch on “NASCAR Race Hub”
Posted 06.06.12
Last Night’s NASCAR Race Hub on SPEED, hosted by Steve Byrnes, offered an interesting discussion on how the latest trouble for Kurt Busch may affect his relationship, and future, with his current car owner James Finch and Phoenix Racing. The Sporting News NASCAR writer, Bob Pockrass, a guest on last night’s ...FULL STORY »

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