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Now that Kurt Busch has officially moved on from Furniture Row Racing to Stewart-Haas Racing the best ride still available for 2014 in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series might just be the No. 78 of Furniture Row Racing. Motorsports 101 debates who will fill the seat vacated by Busch.
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Kurt Busch and Furniture Row Racing made major strides in 2013. The question is who will drive for Furniture Row Racing in the 2014 season. There have been several possibilities thrown around for this team.
One possibility is the team moving to Toyota, although that seems to be on the back burner and keeping their alliance with Richard Childress Racing seems more likely.
With the team staying with Chevrolet there are few possibilities. One is the possibility of Mark Martin driving part time with the team and using Ty Dillon as the other driver filling in for Martin in the races Martin wouldn’t want to race in. While that is obviously a possibility the team will want to make...
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The addition of Kurt Busch to the racing stable of Stewart-Haas is official. Busch joins car owner Tony Stewart, Kevin Harvick and Danica Patrick all under one roof. They won't be lacking for personality, that's for sure. One of the questions has to be: How on earth will they all get along?Tony Stewart has had his run in's with the media. Kurt Busch's cost him a ride...
Gene Haas, the founder and co-owner of Stewart-Haas Racing, did something unusual during Tuesday's press conference to announce Kurt Busch as the team's fourth driver for 2014: He spoke with a level of candor rarely heard at NASCAR events these days.
And he made it abundantly clear that he was calling the shots for the team, at least at the moment.
Haas admitted that his...
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With only two races left to the NASCAR Sprint Cup series Chase, the field is being set with only a few drivers who have yet to lock in their place in this year’s post season.
NASCAR heads to Atlanta Motor Speedway in Georgia this weekend for both the Nationwide and Sprint Cup series. The Nationwide Great Clips / Grit Chips 300 will run on Saturday, August...
So the word it out now that Kurt Busch is joining Stewart-Haas Racing in 2014. Kurt has had a truly remarkable year in that No. 78 car this season. They are on the verge of making the Chase, and this weekend at Atlanta and next weekend at Richmond will tell the tale.
Regardless, if they don't happen to make the Chase, Kurt and the No. 78 team have turned a lot of heads this...
Indianapolis, IN- Earlier this week, Kurt Busch announced along with Stewart/Haas Racing that they will join forces for the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season and beyond.
With that announcement, a lot of folks were wondering if that was it for Busch and his Izod IndyCar Series dreams.
Busch confirmed Tuesday it wasn’t a done deal just yet.
“Something that’s still on the...
To hear Gene Haas tell it, the idea to hire Kurt Busch for a fourth team at Stewart-Haas Racing took flight after a chance meeting at the Chevrolet dinner during the Brickyard 400 week at Indianapolis.
True, Haas had talked to Busch over lunch a year earlier, when Ryan Newman's status with the team was still up in the air. But after Haas learned at the Chevy dinner in late July...
Everyone in Stewart-Haas Racing’s public relations department deserves a raise. Just when they thought Tony Stewart’s sprint car accident was about as much as the organization could handle, Gene Haas decided to sign Kurt Busch to drive a fourth car for SHR in 2014 without the knowledge or consent of Stewart—his business partner, co-owner, driver, and the indisputable face of...
It was made official on Tuesday that Kurt Busch would be joining Stewart-Haas Racing for the 2014 Sprint Cup Series and beyond. Busch was introduced by team co-owner Gene Haas and team competition director Greg Zipadelli. During the press conference there was a lot of interesting revelations and observations. Right[...]
Sunday night’s AdvoCare 500 Sprint Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway will be similar to Game 6 in a best-of-seven series for Kurt Busch.
Busch and many other die-hard Chicago Cubs fans might cringe with the mention of Game 6 (you know that fan in the left-field stands) but the Furniture Row Racing driver is not too worried about curses, such as the “Billy Goat” curse...
Well, it's been a whirlwind few days here for Kurt Busch and his future. He got the call from Gene Haas and Tuesday the announcement was made that Kurt will be leaving the Furniture Row team and joining Stewart-Haas Racing at the end of the year.
If you listened to the press conference, it's interesting because it had a different spin than most people realize. Gene Haas...
Stewart Haas Racing made it official today in hiring Kurt Busch to drive for them next year.
Earnhardt Gnassi Racing though on Friday is going to name who will be the 2014 driver of the #42 car.
Martin Truex Jr. is going to be racing with a cast at Atlanta as he got injuried at the Bristol race.
Now that the announcement was made earlier this week that Kurt Busch will be joining Stewart-Haas Racing in 2014, the question on a lot of fans' minds is whether Ryan Newman will now take Kurt's seat.
It offers an interesting dynamic here.
We know that Richard Childress was courting Ryan as a possible fourth team for his organization. You already know that Furniture Row...
Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), the title-winning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team co-owned by three-time Sprint Cup champion Tony Stewart and Gene Haas, founder of Haas Automation – the largest CNC machine tool builder in the western world – will expand to four cars in 2014.
Kurt Busch, the 2004 Sprint Cup champion and owner of 24 Sprint Cup victories, will drive the Haas Automation...
A news conference on Saturday is expected to occur where A.J. Allmendinger is going to be named the driver of the #47 car.
Brad Keselowoski says that a new tire is key for NASCAR on thr 1.5 mile tracks.
Kurt Busch still says that he wants to do the Indy 500.
The final 10-race stretch of the 2013 NASCAR Nationwide Series schedule begins with this Saturday's Great Clips-Grit Chips 300 at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Ga. With 23 races complete, Parker Kligerman is the lone driver inside the top 10 in the championship standings running for a single-car team. Much like Kyle Busch Motorsports' Nationwide Series program did in...