Found October 06, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Kurt BuschRegan Smith
Start and park teams are being scrutinized once again, yes those same 5 or so teams that pull off the track within 5-10 laps of the green flag and park their cars for the day. People seem to have differing opinions about this happening as this isn’t the first time it’s been brought up in the news. But one person, who happens to be James Finch, owner of Phoenix Racing is asking NASCAR to change how much the teams get paid. “I’m trying to get NASCAR to move some of the money up that the start-and-park guys are getting so we can race from 35th to 25th,” Finch said Friday at Talladega Superspeedway. “I’m getting (only up to) $2,000 more to run 500 miles than they do to play. Move it up and if they want it, let them race or it, And That’s not racing” Finch is losing Kurt Busch after this weekend at Talladega. He will start for Furniture Row Racing in the No. 78 next weekend in Charlotte. It is said that Regan Smith will most likely be in the No. 51 car at least next weekend for Phoenix ...

Regan Smith to drive for Phoenix Racing

Regan Smith and Kurt Busch are trading places - at least for now. Smith, 29, will drive the No. 51 Phoenix Racing Chevrolet at Charlotte Motor Speedway while Busch takes over the seat in the No. 78 Furniture Row Chevrolet for the remainder of the season and on to next year. "We're looking forward to having Regan in our car," said Phoenix Racing general manager Steve...

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