All 4 SHR Cars Eyeing Round of 8 Spots As If Last 2 Races End With Green Flag Runs, They Go 1-2-3-4 In Each

It’s no secret, the best all around team during the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season has been Stewart-Haas Racing. With Aric Almirola’s victory in last Sunday’s race at the Talladega Superspeedway, all four drivers have now found victory lane this year. Kevin Harvick has won seven times while Clint Bowyer has found the checkered flag first in two races himself. Kurt Busch and Almirola have one win a piece totaling 11 victories for the organization. Now, all four are eyeing spots in the Round of 8. 

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After Spring Runner-Up Finish, Kurt Busch Ready For Talladega Win

While Kurt Busch sits in a pretty good position in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoff standings right now, he knows that Sunday’s 1000Bulbs.com (2 p.m. ET/NBC/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) could ruin that. Busch, was nine laps away from at the very least a top two finish last Sunday in Dover, but instead finished fifth. It was his second straight fifth place finish on the season and 10th top 10 result over the last 12 races overall. Now, it’s onto the high pressured Talladega Superspeedway, a spot where Busch could…

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Kurt Busch Wins Bank of America ROVAL 400 Pole, Playoff Drivers Struggle

CONCORD, NC – The drivers were all concerned about this weekend’s action on the ROVAL at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. In fact, several stated that the starting position for Sunday’s Bank of America ROVAL 400 (2 p.m. ET/NBC/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) would be the biggest key of the race itself. The reason?

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All Signs Point To Busch Heading To Ganassi, But Could His And Newman’s Departures With Their Teams Get Messy?

We’ve all seen this happen before, no matter it being a company or a race team or what not, when employees decide before the end of their current contract to leave for something new, it gets kind of awkward for the duration of the deal. In sports, it could even derail championships. I mean, Kurt Busch and Martin Truex Jr. are treading slippery slopes. Granted, they’re in two entirely different situations, but just look at what team owner Gene Haas has said over the last month and tell me something…

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Bowyer, Hamlin Left Fuming Leaving Indy, Drivers Says Race Has Become Strategy And Late Race Restarts

INDIANAPOLIS – Once again, the Brickyard 400 victory was stolen in the end. That’s not entirely surprising though. But, it left two drivers fuming when it was all said and done. Over the final half of the race, it appeared that Denny Hamlin and Clint Bowyer were going to have a battle amongst each other for the win in the rain delayed race. They dominated all day and were running 1-2 in the closing stages. Then, a debris caution fell. 

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Busch Hoping To Carry Momentum Through Playoffs

INDIANAPOLIS – Kurt Busch brought his No. 41 Ford home sixth in Monday’s rain delayed Brickyard 400 from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. It was a finish Busch says is huge to carry into the playoffs. The reason? Busch’s top 10 finish was his 17th of the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. Eight of those have come in the last eight races though. Now, the Stewart-Haas Racing driver is hoping to keep this momentum going and not change a thing heading into next week’s playoff opener in Las Vegas. “Yeah…

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Erik Jones, Kurt Busch And Chase Elliott Extend Hot Streaks Through Sunday’s Southern 500

Three of the hottest drivers in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series right now are Chase Elliott, Kurt Busch and Erik Jones. In Sunday night’s Southern 500 at the Darlington Raceway, all three drivers came away with top 10 finishes on the “Too Tough To Tame” track. This trio has been on top of their games over the last few months and are fighting hard to be among the four drivers that will advance to the Homestead-Miami Speedway in November. Despite an early uncontrolled tire penalty, Jones rebounded to an…

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Busch Says He Has 2 Offers For 2019, Truex Could Be Heading To JGR, Suarez Other Dominoes In Place

NASCAR Silly Season is really starting to heat up. As Labor Day weekend comes on the calendar, the annual game of musical chairs in the NASCAR world start to come to a head. There are several rumors surrounding the sport, a few though will dictate how this year’s game will be played. At the top of the list is Kurt Busch and Martin Truex Jr. 

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Kurt Busch Ends 58 Race Winless Drought In Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race Victory

Kyle Busch is always the favorite when we head to the Bristol (Tenn) Motor Speedway. Instead, his brother Kurt Busch was the one celebrating in victory lane when Saturday night’s Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race was all said and done. Busch, passed his Stewart-Haas Racing teammate Clint Bowyer on the Lap 476 restart and led the final 34 laps en route to his sixth career win on the .533-mile Tennessee oval and first of the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. Busch, had to hold off a hard…

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Big 3 May Be Dominating But Battle For 4th In Supremacy Is Intense

Unless something unforeseen or drastic happens, the “Big 3” will all make the final round of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs at the Homestead-Miami Speedway this November. Between them, they’ve won 17 of the 23 races in 2018 and if you take out the restrictor plate races, they’re 20-for-23. They’re winning 87-percent of the “normal” races. So, between now and that final race on Nov. 18, I can make a strong case that they will win all but a few races left in the season. So, barring a…

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