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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Busch Earns Runner-Up Finish at Sonoma

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Haas Automation Driver Makes Mad Dash To Gain Seven Spots in Final Six Laps Kurt Busch, driver of the No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), was less than a second short from earning his third victory of 2015 on Sunday during the Save Mart 350k at Sonoma (Calif.) Raceway. Busch showed a strong effort in the 110-lap event, finishing second after leading three times for 43 laps. Busch started on the outside of row one and […]

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Start Your Engines 2015

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Another season of NASCAR racing is upon us, and as always, the world’s best stock car drivers will head to Daytona International Speedway for the Great American Race — the Daytona 500. The entire State Water Heaters sports team has waited patiently, and we’re excited to hear the engines roar for the 2015 Sprint Cup season. The Daytona 500 is the biggest race of the NASCAR season, and the action can be seen at 1 p.m. Sunday on Fox. It’s the […]

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Date: Nov. 2, 2014
Event: AAA Texas 500 (Round 34 of 36)
Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Location: Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth (1.5-mile oval)
Winner: Jimmie Johnson of Hendrick Motorsports in a green-white-checkered finish (Chevrolet)

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This Sunday’s AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth will bring about some pretty big changes for the No. 41 team. Starting this weekend, in preparation for the 2015 season, the mechanics, engineers and entire road crew for the No. 41 team will switch out with Danica Patrick’s team, and will now be led by crew chief Tony Gibson.

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Date: Oct. 26, 2014
Event: Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 (Round 33 of 36)
Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Location: Martinsville (Va.) Speedway (.526-mile oval)
Winner: Dale Earnhardt Jr. of Hendrick Motorsports (Chevrolet)

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Date: Oct. 19, 2014
Event: Geico 500 (Round 32 of 36)
Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Location: Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway (2.66-mile oval)
Winner: Brad Keselowski of Team Penske in a green-white-checkered finish (Ford)

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Date: Oct. 11, 2014
Event: Bank of America 500 (Round 31 of 36)
Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Location: Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway (1.5-mile oval)
Winner: Kevin Harvick of Stewart-Haas Racing (Chevrolet)

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It’s almost the weekend we’ve been waiting for all season long, State Racing fans! This Saturday, October 11, State Water Heaters will serve as the primary sponsor of the No. 41 Chevrolet and its driver Kurt Busch during the Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

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Date: Oct. 5, 2014
Event: Hollywood Casino 400 (Round 30 of 36)
Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Location: Kansas Speedway in Kansas City (1.5-mile oval)
Winner: Joey Logano of Team Penske (Ford)

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