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Kurt Busch tops in practice at Sonoma Raceway

Kurt Busch, who won at Sonoma Raceway in 2011, posted the fastest time in practice Friday for Sunday’s Toyota/SaveMart 350 with a best lap of 94.061 mph. Denny Hamlin was next best in the afternoon session (94.012 mph), followed by Martin Truex Jr. (93.718). The speeds were generally faster than the morning session as drivers got more acclimated to driving ...

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Kurt Busch fastest in final NASCAR Cup practice at Sonoma

Kurt Busch led Friday’s second Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice session with the fastest lap of the day at Sonoma (Calif.) Raceway. Midway through the session Friday, Busch posted an average lap speed of 94.061 mph – the fastest lap anyone had turned all day. “I love road racing and I think it’s fun. It’s important to have a ...

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Third at Michigan, Kurt Busch says, “our day will come”

After winning pole and finishing third at Michigan, Kurt Busch feels a win is just around the corner for his No. 41 Stewart-Haas Racing team. Busch enjoyed his best finish at Michigan since coming home second at Talladega Superspeedway and won his second pole award of the season in qualifying. Busch, who has scored three of his 29 NASCAR Cup ...

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Kurt Busch takes Michigan pole over Brad Keselowski

Kurt Busch loves coming to Michigan and on Friday he showed why. Busch surprised his Stewart-Haas Racing teammate Kevin Harvick with an average lap speed of 203.361 mph in the final round of qualifying to win the pole for Sunday’s FireKeepers 400 at Michigan International Speedway. Harvick had easily been fastest through the first two rounds. Brad Keselowski ended up ...

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NASCAR notebook: Kurt Busch expects Talladega-style racing at All-Star event

CONCORD, N.C. – Drivers who hoped to learn as much as they could about NASCAR’s new lower-horsepower, higher-drag competition package for Saturday night’s Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race were still guessing on Friday afternoon, after rain washed out all but a few minutes of practice at Charlotte Motor Speedway. May 18, 2018; Concord, NC, USA; Monster Energy NASC… Nascar Racing ...

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Joey Logano holds back Kurt Busch to win at Talladega

Joey Logano’s year-long winless streak in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series came to a thrilling end on Sunday. Logano held off a furious charge from fellow Ford driver Kurt Busch and a fast-approaching Chase Elliott to win Sunday’s GEICO 500 at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway. Logano’s most recent win came last spring at Richmond (Va.) Raceway. It’s the 19th win ...

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