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Kurt Busch will drive the No. 51 Chevrolet next season in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series...

Kurt Busch reaches deal for 2012 ride

Kurt Busch will drive the No. 51 Chevrolet for Phoenix Racing in 2012. Busch put the handshake deal together with team owner James Finch on Wednesday night. "I went to the shop, and on the Christmas tree was a sign that read, 'All we want from Santa is a winning driver,' " Finch said. "We will be at the Daytona test next month and start with the Shootout...

Busch gets new ride with Phoenix Racing

Kurt Busch has a new ride. NASCAR's most polarizing figure announced he'll drive the No. 51 car for Phoenix Racing and owner James Finch for the entire 2012 Sprint Cup season. Busch says in a release ''after entertaining a lot of quality offers, there's no better place for me.'' Busch has won 24 Sprint Cup races, as well as the 2010 NASCAR Sprint All...

NASCAR: Kurt Busch signs with Phoenix Racing

Kurt Busch has signed with Phoenix Racing to drive the No. 51 Chevy for the 2012 NASCAR season. Phoenix Racing is a single-car operation and receives engines and other support from Hendrick Motorsports. The team has raced in the Cup series since 1990, with its lone win coming with Brad Keselowski at the wheel at Talladega in 2009. In 2011, Phoenix Racing's best finish was...

Finch-Busch looks like winning lineup

Well, another domino has fallen. Everyone now knows where Kurt Busch will be in 2012. He will be piloting the No. 51 car for Phoenix Racing, which is owned by James Finch. I have to say I am not totally surprised that he signed to drive over there. If you remember back when Kurt left Roush-Fenway, he did it because he had just been frustrated for so long. I had talked to Kurt a...

Report: Kurt Busch to drive for Phoenix Racing in 2012

Perhaps Kurt Busch has found himself a ride after all. Fox Sports is reporting that Busch and Phoenix Racing have reached a handshake agreement for Busch to drive Phoenix's No. 51 Chevrolet in 2012. While Phoenix is obviously a much smaller organization than Penske Racing, Busch's prior employer, this could end up being an ideal situation. Phoenix owner James Finch was,...

Allmendinger wins lottery, off to Penske Racing

If you’re A.J. Allmendinger, get yourself down to a local gas station and by a lottery ticket, because odds are you will win. Allmendinger was named today as Kurt Busch’s replacement in the #22 Shell/Pennzoil Dodge for Penske Racing. Paired … Continue reading →

Ku. Busch to drive No. 51 car for Phoenix Racing

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Kurt Busch has a new ride.

Busch lands…in Phoenix?

At first I thought Greg was telling me of Kurt Busch’s travel plans for the off season, but that’s right, Kurt Busch will be driving in 2012 in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and it will be with a team … Continue reading →

Kurt Busch to drive No. 51 for Phoenix Racing

Kurt Busch will drive the No. 51 Chevrolet for Phoenix Racing, the 2004 Sprint Cup champion and team officials confirmed Thursday.

Newton: Busch's second chance is here

It's been a long time since Kurt Busch had to work his way up in the Sprint Cup Series, but he says he's ready to do it with Phoenix Racing. Time will tell if he's again ready for the big time.

Busch gets new ride with Phoenix Racing (AP)

Kurt Busch has a new ride.

How do you rank the drivers in Hendrick equipment in 2012?

We've already seen what could happen if Kurt Busch showed up at the Hendrick Christmas party, and his arrival to the Hendrick equipment stable raises an interesting question: Where would he rank among the drivers in Hendrick stuff in 2012? The immediate reaction is to say that the lineup of drivers in Hendrick supplies is "the best ever," but this era of widespread...

Happy Hour: When is it time to find a new favorite driver?

Welcome to the latest Happy Hour mailbag! You know how these work: You write us with your best rant/ joke/one-liner at (note new address) or on Twitter at @jaybusbee, we respond to your messages, everyone goes away with a smile on their face. You done with your Christmas shopping yet? Yeah, me neither. I get a total rush out of going to the mall...
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