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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 →
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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...
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...
Kurt Busch will drive the No. 51 Chevrolet next season in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series...
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...
AJ Allmendinger has apparently won the Penske Racing lottery.
Allmendinger, who turned 30 on Friday, has been selected to drive the organization's No. 22 Shell/AAA Dodge in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series in 2012, sources have confirmed to FOXSports.com.
He replaces Kurt Busch, who mutually agreed to part ways with Penske on Dec. 6. Allmendinger received his release from Richard...
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,...
A.J. Allmendinger has left his ride in the No. 43 of Richard Petty Motorsports and will be driving the No. 22 of Penske Racing in 2012.
"I am honored to join Penske Racing and I will do my very best to continue to build on the standard of excellence established across the organization," said Allmendinger.
The Penske ride opened up when Kurt Busch and Penske agreed...
Kurt Busch will drive the No. 51 Chevrolet for Phoenix Racing, the 2004 Sprint Cup champion and team officials confirmed Thursday.
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 →
AJ Allmendinger will be named the driver of the No. 22 Sprint Cup car at Penske Racing on Wednesday, a source close to the situation told ESPN.com.
Kurt Busch has a new ride.
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...
Offseason? What offseason? A.J. Allmendinger landed at Penske Racing this week, but that's just scratching the surface as drivers, crew members and sponsors are on the move. So, who's winning?
You know, it is about time that AJ Allmendinger caught a break. He has had many up-and-downs in this sport. I don't know if a lot of folks might have already given up because of all the hurdles that were put in their way. But that group never included AJ. He's kept his head up, kept a positive perspective and now he is driving for a legendary car owner.
It wasn't that...
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