Found May 03, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Kurt Busch
Kurt Busch celebrates Nationwide Series win at Richmond We are still in the early stages of the NASCAR Sprint Cup season but Silly Season has already begun.  Joe Garone, the general manager of Furniture Row Racing, has confirmed that he has had talks with Kurt Busch. I have talked to Kurt Busch,” said Garone, “but it was about a team we don’t even have yet. We are working diligently on getting a second (Sprint Cup) car for next year, and I’m trying to get my hands around some of the guys that will be available going onto 2013. I wanted to make an introduction to Kurt, and just let him know what our plans are for the future.” Busch is signed to a one year deal with Phoenix Racing and is mired in 26th in the driver standings, one position behind Reagan Smith who drives for Furniture Row. Smith and Busch have worked together well in the past at restrictor plate tracks. Garone went on to say that while Smith was in a contract year his job was not in jeopardy. A former series ch...

Kyle Busch Talladega Preview (NNS)

MOORESVILLE, N.C.– Coming off an exciting week of racing, which included his first win as a NASCAR Nationwide Series team owner and his first win of the 2012 season as a driver in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, Kyle Busch is anxious to carry the high momentum into this weekend’s Aaron’s 312 Nationwide Series race at Talladega (Ala.) Speedway. Making his sixth start in the self...

Could Furniture Row expand Cup team?

Furniture Row Racing has met with Kurt Busch, but not in an effort to replace driver Regan Smith. "I met with Kurt about starting a second team for next year," said Joe Garone, FRR general manager. Since FRR made its debut in 2005, it became clear to team owner Barney Visser that the Denver-based organization would eventually have to expand to two teams to compete with...

Aaron’s 312 from Talladega Final Practice Times

Kurt Busch and Kyle Busch led the way with each turning a lap of 50.388 seconds in the final practice for the Aaron’s 312 from Talladega. Rounding out the top five was Sam Hornish, Jr., Ricky Stenhouse, Jr., and Michael Annett. Pos # Driver Team Time Behind 1 1 Kurt Busch Chevrolet 50.388 Leader 2 54 Kyle Busch Monster Energy Toyota 50.388 Leader...
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