Found March 06, 2013 on Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News: Yardbarker Blogger Network
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Furniture Row Racing driver Kurt Busch is banking on a “Lucky 13” start to beat the odds and fulfill a career dream of claiming his first Sprint Cup victory in his hometown of Las Vegas.   “Not too many people beat the odds in Las Vegas, but after 12 attempts of trying to win there, I think I’m overdue,” said Busch, whose No. 78 Chevrolet will feature a new associate sponsor – Serta Mattress – for Sunday’s Kobalt Tools 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.   A strong proponent of Las Vegas, Busch joined former Las Vegas Mayor and current Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority Host Committee Chair Oscar Goodman and Las Vegas Motor Speedway president Chris Powell at a news conference last week to discuss the economic impact of the NASCAR race weekend.   “The NASCAR weekend is one of the biggest of the year in Las Vegas, having an economic impact of more than $240 million,” explained Busch, who is ranked fifth among active drivers with 24 career Cup wins. “As a Las Vegas native and a NAS
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DENVER, Colo. – Furniture Row Racing driver Kurt Busch is banking on a “Lucky 13” start to beat the odds and fulfill a career dream of claiming his first Sprint Cup victory in his hometown of Las Vegas. “Not too many people beat the odds in Las Vegas, but after 12 attempts of trying to win there, I think I’m overdue,” said Busch, whose No. 78 Chevrolet will feature a...
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