Kurt Busch felt confident heading into the Windows 10 400 Sunday at Pocono (Pa.) Raceway, but his day didn’t end with the finish he had hoped for. Following a restart on lap 65 of the 160-lap race, Paul Menard tapped the side of Busch’s No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet of Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), sending it into a long, lazy slide through turn one. Just as it appeared Busch had saved it, Sam Hornish Jr. plowed into the left side of […]

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Chase Spot Clinched

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The 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season has started the process of winding down. This weekend’s Windows 10 400 Sunday at Pocono (Pa.) Raceway will mark race number 21 of 36 that comprise the nine-month long season. A total of 16 events remain on the 2015 schedule, yet the countdown to the season finale is well underway. Evidence of this is the series’ second visits to a number of upcoming tracks. This weekend’s race isn’t the first return visit of […]

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For the second week in a row, Kurt Busch was able to overcome a setback that could have been catastrophic for the No. 41 Haas Automation team for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), as he rallied and came home with a hard-fought eighth-place finish in the 22nd annual Jeff Kyle Brickyard 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. “I thought we had speed in the car,” Busch said. “Track position was tough. We chiseled away on each […]

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Busch Looking To Add Another Brick to the Wall

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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 competitors and spectators alike. Elite events such as the Super Bowl and the World Series inspire an even more electric atmosphere for the simple reason that they are historic. Now, take that major sporting event and place it on the hallowed grounds of one of the […]

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Kurt Busch Finishes 10th at Loudon

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Kurt Busch, driver of the No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), experienced an up-and-down day in Sunday’s New Hampshire 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon en route to scoring his second-consecutive 10th-place NASCAR Sprint Cup Series finish. Busch’s day started strong, as he ran inside the top-five for much of the first half of the 301-lap race. While he maintained a position near the front of the field, he reported that his racecar was […]

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Busch Seeks More Magic at ‘The Magic Mile’

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If there truly are races that Kurt Busch circles on his calendar at the beginning of each season as races where he and his Haas Automation team should be the class of the field, there’s no doubt one of those is this weekend. After all, New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon has been the site of three of Busch’s 27 career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series wins – a sweep of the 2004 spring and fall SprintCup events, and a victory […]

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Busch Earns Top-10 Finish at Kentucky

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Kurt Busch, driver of the No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), overcame some early adversity in the Kentucky 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race Saturday at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta to score a solid 10th-place finish. Busch was able to rebound from a midrace spin that dropped him to 23rd in the 43-car field. A focused, determined drive coupled with savvy pit strategy gave Busch his third top-10 in five career Sprint Cup starts at Kentucky and […]

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Busch Looks to Collect Win in Kentucky

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The hobby of collecting includes seeking, locating, acquiring, organizing, cataloging, displaying, storing, and maintaining whatever items are of interest to the individual collector. The broad scope of collecting is virtually unlimited. It can be any object regarded as being of value or interest to a collector, and not necessarily monetarily valuable or antique. It can be something that is old, it can be something manufactured specifically for the purpose of collecting or, in this case, it can be an intangible […]

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Busch Scores Seventh Top-Five of 2015 Kurt Busch drove his No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS to a strong fifth-place finish in the rain-delayed Coke Zero 400 Powered By Coca-Cola Sunday at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway, the unofficial midpoint of the of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. “An incredible run,” Busch said. “The way the teams put all the effort into restrictor-plate racing it comes down to the crazy finishes, and all in all we finished fifth with […]

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Kurt Busch Prepares for Daytona

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In Order To Finish First, One Must First Finish There is an old adage in racing that states, “In order to finish first, one must first finish.” It’s a fairly simple concept, one that really doesn’t need much of an explanation at all. Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway is one of only two racetracks on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series circuit where restrictor plates are used. By definition, a restrictor plate is a device installed at the air intake of an […]

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