Kurt Busch was fastest in the morning session and he repeated that feat in final practice for the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. During the afternoon his fastest laps was logged at 188.653 mph during the heat of the day.
Kurt Busch posted the fastest single lap in Saturday morning’s practice session with a speed of 192.644 mph, which was significantly faster than his qualification speed of 191.714 mph that landed him 14th on the grid.
Kurt Busch won Segment 4 (of 5) in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Kyle Busch may have posted the fastest single lap in practice for the all-star race, but his brother Kurt had the quickest 10-lap time. His average was 185.338 mph from his laps 28 through 37.
Kurt Busch has alternated top-10s and sub-10th-place finishes in his last seven all-star races. He finished third and first in 2009/2010 and was eighth and fifth in 2012/2013. He finished 11th last year, so if the pattern holds he is due another strong run this week.
After 400 miles and a two-hour rain delay, Kurt Busch finished precisely where he started in the SpongeBob 400 at Kansas Speedway. He rolled off the grid eighth and finished eighth.
Kurt Busch led the most laps in the Toyota Owners 400 and won in dominant fashion. After missing the first three races of the season to suspension, he is now in Chase contention.
Kurt Busch qualified third for Saturday night’s Toyota Owners 400, which is his second-best qualification effort ever at Richmond International Raceway.
Kurt Busch posted the fastest single lap in final practice for the Food City 500. His top speed was 127.554 mph.
Kurt Busch posted the second-quickest 10-lap average in Saturday morning’s practice session for the Food City 500. His top speed was 125.158 mph in his first 10 laps on the track. He also had the fourth-fastest single lap of 126.088 during his fourth trip around the track.
Kurt Busch posted a lap of 193.847 mph in the final round of qualification for the Duck Commander 500 and won the pole for Saturday night’s race.
Kurt Busch sat out the first three races of the season when he was suspended by NASCAR. He returned and challenged for victories at Phoenix and Auto Club.
Kurt Busch posted the fastest single lap in final practice with a speed of 97.098 mph. Busch also reportedly had the second quickest 10-lap average.
Kurt Busch led 65 laps including the white flag one, but was passed by first Brad Keselowski and then Kevin Harvick on the final circuit. Busch finished third, which was his second straight top-five since returning from suspension.