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PLAYERS: Kurt Busch
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Kurt Busch and Penske Racing parted ways Monday after six bumpy seasons, a split that clouds the former champion's future in NASCAR as he embarks on a personal journey to reclaim his passion for racing.

Kurt Busch not new to controversy

Kurt Busch's career has been quite a rollercoaster from time to time. He's managed to intermingle outbursts with wins, controversy with a championship. At the beginning of his career he was viewed as a hothead with talent, a driver capable to striking at any time but one that had issues maintaining a calm demeanor. He worked to overcome both that attitude and image after...

Kurt Busch out at Penske Racing

According to the Charlotte Observer’s website on Sunday night, Kurt Busch has been fired from Penske Racing. At the time of the report, there was no official report of Busch’s release, but the Observer story claimed having numerous sources. Busch had a tumultuous 2011 season that included behavior that came to ahead during the Sprint Cup season finale at Homestead-Miami...

Sponsor will dictate Busch's next job

I don't see Kurt Busch being on the sidelines very long after his release from Penske Racing on Monday. You have to know that with his talent behind the wheel of a stock car, there are a lot of discussions going on with various owners and sponsors right now about how to possibly make something happen with Kurt. The bottom line is we are a performance-driven sport. Let's...

Kurt Busch done at Penske Racing

Breaking news Sunday night is Jim Utter (who works for The Charlotte Observer and Tweeting that Kurt Busch has been fired as driver of the #22 Shell/Pennzoil Dodge for Penske Racing. At the same time, is reporting that … Continue reading →

Kurt Busch being replaced at Penske Racing?

Fox Sports is reporting that former Sprint Cup Champion Kurt Busch is being removed from the #22 Penske Dodge. Busch fulled the 2011 season with a slew of questionable actions highlighted by those during the final event of the NASCAR Sprint Cup season at Homestead. At Homestead Busch’s transmission expired early in the race. His entrance to the garage was blocked by a secret service...

Kurt Busch Out at Penske Racing

Kurt Busch will not return to Penske Racing in 2012. According to a Charlotte Observer report Busch has been released from the No. 22 Penske Dodge, and a formal announcement from Penske racing is expected on Monday. There is no immediate word on who will replace Busch. The release comes on the heels of a $50,000 fine from NASCAR for an obscene gesture and an obscenity-laced...

Sources: Penske team mulls future of Ku. Busch

Penske Racing officials are meeting Monday to determine the future of driver Kurt Busch, sources confirmed Sunday.

Penske Racing splits with Kurt Busch

Kurt Busch and Penske Racing have parted ways after yet another embarrassing incident for the 2004 NASCAR champion.

Kurt Busch's future is bleak after ousting at Penske (Yahoo! Sports)

Despite his considerable talent, Kurt Busch's act has now gotten him fired from two of the top rides in NASCAR.

Penske Racing fires Kurt Busch

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - For the second time in his Sprint Cup Series career, an off-track issue has cost Kurt Busch his...

Penske Racing splits with Kurt Busch

Kurt Busch and Penske Racing have parted ways after yet another embarrassing incident for the 2004 NASCAR champion.

Own worst enemy: Busch wrecking potentially great career (

Own worst enemy: Busch wrecking potentially great career

Kurt Busch Issues Statement - Working With Psychologist

photo credit:  getty images Following his release from Penske Racing, or as the parties involved are calling it - a mutual agreement, Kurt Busch issued this statement.  MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Dec. 5, 2011) Kurt Busch issued the following statement today regarding the news that the 24-time NASCAR Sprint Cup winner and 2004 Cup champion had reached a mutual agreement with Penske...

Kurt Busch and Penske Agree To Separate

Kurt Busch and Penske Racing has mutually agreed to end their six year relationship, effective immediately."I appreciate the victories that Kurt has brought Penske Racing and our sponsors over the past six years," said Roger Penske. "While I am disappointed that Kurt will not be racing for our team in the future, both Kurt and I felt that separating at this time was...
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