Figuratively and literally, Kurt Busch is in a great place right now.
Busch will start on the outside of Row 1 for Sunday's Camping World RV Sales 301 NASCAR Sprint Cup race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway after posting a qualifying lap of 135.835 miles per hour in the No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Chevrolet SS.
The 2004 NASCAR Sprint Cup champion enters the New Hampshire race 10th in the Sprint Cup points standings after posting four finishes of seventh or better in his last five races.
And because Busch's deal with Colorado-based Furniture Row is only for 2013, and because Busch has had a stellar season on and off the track this year, he's in an enviable position for the near future in terms of rides. Put simply, Busch is one of the most coveted free agents on the market at the moment.
Now that Kevin Harvick has finally been officially confirmed at Stewart-Haas Racing for 2014, Busch certainly will be in play during NASCAR's annual Silly Season.
In recent weeks, Busch has been ...