Kurt Busch finished 10th in the FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway to narrowly keep his current streak of nine top-10s alive.
After being told he was two laps short on fuel, Kurt Busch coasted through the corners and held off Dale Earnhardt Jr. in route to Victory Lane at Pocono Raceway in the Axalta 400. This is the first win of the season for the No. 41.
Kyle Busch and Kurt Busch posted the fastest two laps in final practice for the Axalta We Paint Winners 400 at Pocono Raceway. Kyle’s speed was 176.901 mph; Kurt clocked in at 176.800.
Kurt Busch and AJ Allmendinger will lose their respective crew chiefs for the Axalta We Paint Winners 400 at Pocono Raceway after Tony Gibson (from the No. 41) and Randall Burnett (No. 47) were found guilty of not tightening all of the lugnuts on their wheels in the Coke 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
NASCAR has announced penalties and warnings following the Coca-Cola 600 Sprint Cup Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 29th.
Kurt Busch finished sixth in the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway to extend his top-10 streak on similarly-configured, 1.5-mile tracks to 12 consecutive races.
Kurt Busch posted the fastest single lap in the second practice session of the Coke 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. His top speed of 191.002 was the only one to break the 191 mark.
Kurt Busch will roll off the grid 13th in the Coke 600 after failing to advance to the final 12 in the second round of qualification. His lap of 190.114 mph was nearly 0.012 seconds slower than Chase Elliott.
Kurt Busch posted the fastest single lap in the first practice for the Coke 600 with a speed of 192.843 mph. That makes him one of the favorites to win this week’s pole. Qualification will be held Thursday night.
Kurt Busch is still seeking his first victory of 2016, but he has been one of the most consistent drivers in the field. In 12 starts this year, he has completed every lap of competition and has 10 top-10s to show for the effort.
Kurt Busch pancaked the right side of his car in the final run to the checkers for the AAA 400 Drive for Autism at Dover International Speedway while trying to run down Matt Kenseth and Kyle Larson. He faded from third to fifth at the checkers after getting loose and slapping the wall in sight of the checkers, but remained the best of the Stewart-Haas Racers.
Kurt Busch posted the quickest 10-lap average in Saturday morning’s practice session with a speed of 184.840 mph during his first 10 laps on the track.
According to Greg Zipadelli of Stewart-Haas Racing, the culprit in Danica Patrick’s accident was apparently a rear gear failure. Kurt Busch had the same issue, but caught the vibration early and shut his engine down before he crashed. Busch reported that he "got lucky" and was shutting down his engine so quickly because of a drop-off in speed during lap three.
Kurt Busch has had one of the fastest cars each week and that was the case again Saturday night at Kansas Speedway in the GoBowling.com 400. He was chasing teammate Kevin Harvick and brother Kyle down, but ran out of time before the checkers waved.