Busch Says Why He Left 4 Car Team For 2 Car Team As Ganassi Says “All That Stuff Is Available” For Busch With IMSA, Indy 500 Opportunities

The long kept secret that Kurt Busch would leave Stewart-Haas Racing for Chip Ganassi Racing for the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season was since confirmed on Tuesday as Busch also brings with him his Monster sponsorship. But, some also wondered why Busch would leave a dominant four car team that put all four drivers into the Round of 8 of this past year’s playoffs for a team that has struggled in recent years.

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Kurt Busch Brings Monster Sponsorship To Chip Ganassi Racing, Possibly Ending His Career In 20th Year

Kurt Busch had hoped to announce his new move last week, but waiting a few days didn’t hurt. On Sunday night, the 2004 Cup Series champion announced that after five seasons with Stewart-Haas Racing, that he’d depart for a new endeavor. On Tuesday, Busch’s destination is known. 

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Kurt Busch Officially Moving On From Stewart Haas Racing

The long rumored move that Kurt Busch would leave Stewart Haas Racing following the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season was confirmed on Sunday night. Busch, confirmed the move on his social media accounts. Busch, 40, said that he would like to thank SHR for five fantastic years driving the No. 41 and that it wasn’t in the cards for him to stay with the organization. It’s long been rumored that Busch will replace Jamie McMurray with Chip Ganassi Racing in 2019 but that move has yet to be…

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Night Conditions Hurt Harvick But SHR Had Great Day Overall In Homestead

HOMESTEAD, Fla – Kevin Harvick was the favorite to win the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship. For the first 35 races of the season, his No. 4 Ford had the most overall speed. Mix in his success at the Homestead-Miami Speedway and how can you not go with Harvick to win Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 as well as the championship too? But, after the three practice sessions this weekend around the 1.5-mile South Florida track, Harvick went from the favorite to likely fourth out of four in terms of the…

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Hamlin Remorseful After Crash With Kurt Busch

AVONDALE, AZ – Denny Hamlin leaves the ISM Raceway in Phoenix with a 13th place finish. But, his No. 11 Toyota carries home battle wounds from a Lap 268 crash that left the Joe Gibbs Racing driver feeling remorseful. See, Hamlin took the blame for the crash that also ended Kurt Busch’s championship hopes. Hamlin, made a daring move to try to get to the lead in Sunday’s Can Am 500 and his car got bad loose in Turn 2. Unfortunately, when he got loose, he was already under Busch. His…

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“I Just Didn’t Get The Job Done” Penalty, Crash With Hamlin Costs Kurt Busch Championship 4 Appearance

AVONDALE, AZ – The stage was set for Kurt Busch to march to the Homestead-Miami Speedway and compete for the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship. In what likely will be his final season with Stewart-Haas Racing, there Busch was with likely being the lone representative of the team in the Championship 4. Kevin Harvick had a tire go down while leading on Lap 72. Clint Bowyer crashed on Lap 133. Martin Truex Jr. didn’t have a race winning car. Busch, he had the best car overall and took over…

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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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