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Apr 10
Thursday

Kurt Busch – Qualified Speed

2014 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch (Haas Automation) - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images 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 site of Saturday night’s Southern 500 Sprint Cup Series race. In September 2001, Busch won his first career Sprint Cup Series pole with a speed of 168.048 mph to become the youngest driver to win a pole at Darlington at the age of 23 years and 29 days. Busch is one of three Sprint Cup drivers to win his first career Sprint Cup pole at Darlington. Ken Schrader won his first Sprint Cup ... FULL STORY »

Tony Stewart – A Match For The Masters

2014 NSCS Driver Tony Stewart (Bass Pro Shops/Mobil 1) - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C., (April 10, 2014) – Sports tend to exude rich history steeped in tradition. This week two different sports visit venues where their respective roots run deep. One of the most nostalgic and iconic events in all of sports is ... FULL STORY »

Danica Patrick – The ‘Lady in Green’ Takes On the ‘Lady in Black’

2014 NSCS Driver Danica Patrick (GoDaddy) - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (April 9, 2014) – Its reputation as the toughest and most challenging racetrack on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series circuit is widely known. Successfully maneuvering around Darlington (S.C.) Raceway – aptly nicknamed “The Track Too Tough To Tame” – ... FULL STORY »

Stewart Wins Duck Commander 500 Sprint Cup Pole at Texas

Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Bass Pro Shops / Mobil 1 Chevrolet, poses with the Coors Light Pole Award after qualifying for pole position for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on April 5, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images FORT WORTH, Texas (April 5, 2014) - Three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Tony Stewart recorded his first pole since 2012 as he won the pole position for Saturday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Duck Commander 500 in the new knockout qualifying format at ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Duck Commander 500 Starting Lineup

2014 NSCS Driver Tony Stewart in the No. 14 Mobil 1/Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet at Texas Motor Speedway for the Duck Commander 500 - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Saturday afternoon at Texas Motor Speedway, Tony Stewart, with a qualifying lap speed of 195.454 m.p.h., captured the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Coors Light Pole Award for Sunday's Duck Commander 500. This was Stewart's first series pole of the ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Duck Commander 500 Final Practice Session Speeds

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 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 ... FULL STORY »

Kurt Busch – Delivering Higher Accuracy, Repeatability

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



2014 NSCS Driver Tony Stewart on track in the No. 14 Mobil 1/Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Tony Stewart – A Not-So Secret Weapon
Posted 04.03.14
KANNAPOLIS, N.C., (April 3, 2014) – Advantages are hard to come by in the ultra-competitive NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Through the first six races of the 2014 season, six different drivers have gone to victory lane, which means teams are placing a high, albeit discreet, premium on any technological nuance ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kevin Harvick - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
Kevin Harvick – Looking To Complete the Collection at Texas
Posted 04.02.14
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (April 2, 2014) – A Charlie 1 Horse cowboy hat. It’s the symbol of success at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth. Along with a trophy, the race winner and his team each receive one to commemorate the victory.  Kevin Harvick, driver of the No. 4 Jimmy John’s Chevrolet ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Danica Patrick (GoDaddy) - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
Danica Patrick – Finding Success on Big Texas Weekend
Posted 04.02.14
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (April 2, 2014) – There’s no doubt that the eyes of the sports world will be firmly focused on Texas this weekend. Not only does the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series head to Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth for round seven of its 36-race season, but this weekend the ...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
Kurt Busch strong-arms Jimmie Johnson for Martinsville win
Posted 03.30.14
MARTINSVILLE, Va. —  On Sunday at historic Martinsville Speedway, the driver known as "The Outlaw" committed highway robbery. Bullying his way past six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson with 10 laps left in Sunday’s STP 500 at the .526-mile short track, Busch held on to edge Johnson by 0.263 seconds, ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy 2014 NSCS STP 500 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 03.30.14
KURT BUSCH, NO. 41 HAAS AUTOMATION CHEVROLET SS – WINNER ON HIS RACE: "I didn't know if we'd be able to do it. The No. 48 car is king here - him or the 24. The old theory is if you can't beat 'em, join 'em. We have a Hendrick chassis prepared ...FULL STORY »
Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway on March 30, 2014 in Martinsville, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
2014 NSCS STP 500 Race Results & Point Standings
Posted 03.30.14
Kurt Busch broke an 83-start winless streak in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Sunday afternoon, as he held off the defending series champion, Jimmie Johnson (by 0.263 seconds) to win the 2014 NSCS STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway. Busch, who thought his day was ruined by an early pit road altercation ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Danica Patrick (GoDaddy) - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Danica Patrick – Better Finishes Continue To ‘Get Found’
Posted 03.26.14
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (March 26, 2014) – It appears as though Danica Patrick and GoDaddy/Get Found team have “found” their groove. After a rough first two races of the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season, Patrick and her team have quietly but steadily found better finishes and, as a result, more confidence ...FULL STORY »
Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, sits in the garage during practice - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Kurt Busch Hopes For Martinsville Speedway Revival With New Team
Posted 03.25.14
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 campaign. Since then he’s won a NASCAR Sprint Cup championship and ...FULL STORY »
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
Kurt Busch Finishes Third at Fontana
Posted 03.24.14
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 of Joe Gibbs Racing in a green-white-checkered finish (Toyota) Kurt Busch, ...FULL STORY »


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