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What a weird string of events this weekend at Michigan International Speedway.
Silly Season formally started back in July when SHR announced they would part ways with Ryan Newman after the 2013 season and bring in Kevin Harvick it made Newman a free agent.
At the time, Tony Stewart said they couldn’t afford to fund four teams and that was the reason why Newman would be let go.
Newman went on to win the Brickyard 400 and put himself in Chase contention the last few weeks. Then prior to this past weekend’s Pure Michigan 400 at MIS Earnhardt/Ganassi Racing and Juan Pablo Montoya announced they’d split after the ’13 season making Montoya a free agent as well.
Speculation started around where Montoya, Newman and possibly Kurt Busch would land in 2014. Then the bombshell of an announcement came Sunday night after the race.
It was confirmed SHR had put an offer on the table for the 2004 Sprint Cup Series champion Busch to come race for the team in 2014. Busch would join owner Stewart, Dani...
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Kurt Busch has fought his way into the top ten in the NASCAR Sprint Cup point standings in the No. 78 Furniture Row Chevrolet. It has been a remarkable story but there is reason to believe that Busch’s first season with Furniture Row could also be his last.
Busch signed with Furniture Row midway through the 2012 season on a one year deal to...
Kurt Busch was upset -- understandably so.
A four-tire pit stop under caution on Lap 158 of Sunday's Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway -- with most of his rivals making quicker stops for two tires -- dropped the driver of the No. 78 Chevrolet from sixth place to 14th for a crucial restart on Lap 162.
With a Chase spot on the line, and his chief rivals for a...
An announcement that literally no one saw coming happened Sunday night after the Pure Michigan 400 at the Michigan International Speedway.
Stewart-Haas Racing announced they have offered current NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kurt Busch a ride for the 2014 season.
Let’s rewind back to the announcement the week following the Coke Zero 400 in Daytona.
On Friday morning of...
BROOKLYN, MI — When Kurt Busch moved to Furniture Row Racing towards the end of the 2012 season, many thought that 2013 could be the year the team finally elevated to the next level and contended to qualify for the Chase.
Now with just four races until the Chase cutoff Busch hasn’t won a race, but he’s close to turning many of those bold pre-season predictions into a reality...
When Tony Stewart made the announcement last month that Ryan Newman would not be returning to Stewart-Haas Racing in 2014, he added, "We are not ready to expand to a fourth team."
Maybe that's about to change. Sources tell FOXSports.com that Kurt Busch has been made a formal offer to join Stewart-Haas Racing next season.
Neither Stewart, who is recovering from a broken...
Kurt Busch and Furniture Row Racing keep on rolling.
The single-car team based out of Denver, Colo. posted a third-place finish in Sunday's Pure Michigan 400 Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway.
The result lifted Busch two positions in the driver standings – from 11th to ninth. He is two points out of eighth and six ahead of 11th. The top-10 drivers...
How fast is too fast?
How about 220 mph-plus down the backstretch at Michigan Speedway?
Kurt Busch, who will start on the front row for Sunday's Pure Michigan 400 and tested an IndyCar at the track earlier this year, says, "You don't feel it."
"Once you cross over that 200-mile-per-hour threshold, there's a trust you have to put into the car to stick...
Breaking late Sunday was the report from Fox Sports reporter Lee Spencer that Kurt Busch has been offered a ride at Stewart-Haas Racing. That is just weird on so many different levels and coming out of left field.
Why this could work: Busch is having a revitalizing year with Furniture Row Racing, who, for all their help from Richard Childress Racing, are still a single car operation...
Updates with background, details By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer Less than a decade removed from a championship in NASCAR's top series, Kurt Busch is an underdog now.
It's a role he seems plenty comfortable with.
There are three races remaining in the regular season, and Busch is ninth in the points standings, meaning he has a decent shot at a surprising berth in the Chase...
Quick, raise your hand if you’re surprised to see Kurt Busch in a Chase position with just three races to go before the Chase?
(Writer’s hand is in the air.)
However, like many of you, I wouldn’t say I’m shocked to see the No. 78 Chevrolet ninth in the points at this point in the season.
It’s not as though, say, Danica Patrick is fighting for a position in NASCAR’s playoff...
The major Tony Stewart update is out and Tony Stewart is not going to be back for the rest of the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup season. Mark Martin is going to drive the rest of the season except for the Talladega race where Austin Dillion is going to get the ride.
Over at Michael Waltrip Racing Brian Vickers is going to be in 12 of the final 13 races. Michael Waltrip will get the...
In a weekend that had neither Tony Stewart or Gene Haas at the Michigan International Speedway, they still were able to take the NASCAR Nation by storm. Late Sunday night the rumors hit the production line and boy is it exciting. But, how true is it? And will it work?
With SHR already dismissing it’s weakest link, Ryan Newman, and adding “The Finisher” Kevin Harvick,...
Jeff Gordon stated that has a great racecar today.
When the green flag dropped it was go time for Kurt Busch that got the race lead. Clint Bowyer though at the end of the lap took a wild spin through the grass by himself to bring out the caution. On the restart Joey Logano got the better restart and the race lead, but at lap 8 it was caution time again as David Reutimann...
Joey Logano in Victory Lane -- that's the last thing Ryan Newman wanted to see.
Not that Newman has anything personal against Logano. It's simply that Newman was loath to see Logano -- or any other previously winless driver in the top 20 in points -- notch a victory.
But there was Logano in Victory Lane, spraying adult beverages on members of his team, celebrating his...