Consistency is Key

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It’s a general belief that, in any sport, consistency is the key to success. It is also one of the most difficult things to master as elements constantly develop and evolve, whether on the football field, the basketball court, the baseball diamond or the racetrack. Teams constantly strive to be the best and work tirelessly to find a competitive advantage that will give them what they need to be at the top of their game. Kurt Busch and his No. […]

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Kurt Busch, driver of the No. 41 Haas Automation/Monster Energy Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), earned a top-five finish in the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway Saturday night. Busch, who won the race in 2010, earned his seventh top-five finish in the 32nd annual non-points race. The race featured drivers who met one of the following requirements: •              Won a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race in 2015 or 2016. •              Is a past All-Star Race […]

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Third-Place Finish for Busch at Kansas

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Kurt Busch, driver of the No. 41 Haas Automation/Monster Energy Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), finished third in the Go Bowling 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race Saturday night at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City. It was his third top-five of 2016 and his second top-five in 21 career Sprint Cup starts at the 1.5-mile oval. “We battled hard,” Busch said. “I was trying to find all the different lines on the track to find speed. We did a […]

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Busch Scores Third-Place Finish at Bristol

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Kurt Busch, driver of the No. 41 Haas Automation/Monster Energy Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), scored a third-place finish in the Food City 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race Sunday at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway. For Busch and the entire No. 41 team, it was the kind of day where champions are made. It was his second top-five of 2016 and his ninth top-five in 31 career Sprint Cup starts at the .533-mile oval. “We just battled through it,” […]

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Kurt Busch Finishes Ninth at Texas

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Despite struggling with myriad handling issues, Kurt Busch drove the No. 41 Monster Energy/Haas Automation Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) to a hard-fought ninth-place finish in the Duck Commander 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race Saturday night at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth. “All through practice we fought loose conditions, all through the race we fought tight conditions,” Busch said. “We changed a ton of stuff to try to find the balance. We will keep trying to zero […]

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Looking for A Texas Turnaround

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As the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads to Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth for Saturday night’s Duck Commander 500, Kurt Busch, driver of the No. 41 Monster Energy/Haas Automation Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), is hoping to return to form in the Lone Star State. Busch arrives at the 1.5-mile Texas oval as a former winner, having visited victory lane during the track’s November race in 2009. He started that race third and led 89 laps en route […]

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Busch Finishes Sixth at Phoenix

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Kurt Busch, driver of the No. 41 Monster Energy/Haas Automation Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), turned in another solid effort by finishing sixth in the Good Sam 500k NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race Sunday at Phoenix International Raceway. It was Busch’s fourth top-10 finish in the first four races of the 2016 season. “It was a good run, it wasn’t a great run,” Busch said. “Thanks to all my guys. We tried hard, we worked hard, and it’s just […]

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Spring Training

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As 15 Major League Baseball teams play Spring Training games in 10 different stadiums throughout the greater Phoenix area, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series comes to town with the regular season underway. While baseball’s preseason games are truly exhibitions, with no wins or losses credited toward their regular-season standings, it’s just the opposite for NASCAR. Drivers who win a race during the regular season will qualify for the 16-driver Chase for the Sprint Cup playoffs automatically. If fewer than 16 […]

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Busch Recovers for Ninth Place at Las Vegas

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Kurt Busch, driver of the No. 41 Monster Energy/Haas Automation Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), spent a fair portion of the Kobalt 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race trying to rally from behind. Busch started from the pole and led 31 laps early in the race, but he was penalized on his first pit stop of the day for speeding on pit road, which resulted in him starting at the tail end of the longest line on the ensuing […]

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Kurt Busch: Big City Nights

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The Las Vegas Strip is often referred to as the Jewel of the Desert because of its reputation as the entertainment vacation capital of the country. More than 35 million visitors from around the world are drawn to the lights of the strip each year to experience its unique blend of entertainment, scenery and lavish resorts. “Sin City,” as it is also well known, provides a place to live on the wild side, and truly is a haven for overstimulation. […]

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