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Weekend Preview: Kurt Busch Leads Dodge Contingent Into Richmond

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RICHMOND, Va. (April 30, 2009) – The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series moves from NASCAR’s biggest track – 2.66-mile Talladega Superspeedway – to the smaller confines of Richmond International Raceway, a .75-mile, D-shaped oval, for Saturday night’s Crown Royal 400 – the 10th of 36 events on the Sprint Cup regular-season schedule.

With his sixth-place finish last weekend at Talladega, Penske Racing’s Kurt Busch vaulted into the top spot in the Sprint Cup driver standings by five points over four-time series champion Jeff Gordon. It’s the first time that Busch has been at the top of the standings since…

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Weekend Preview: Kurt Busch Leads Dodge Contingent Into Richmond

Weekend Recap: Kurt Busch Takes NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Point Lead

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TALLADEGA, Ala. (Sunday, April 26, 2009) – Kurt Busch is the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series point leader.

There were visible battle scares on the No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge when the checkered flag ended Sunday’s Aaron’s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway, but not enough damage to keep Busch from posting a solid sixth-place finish and jump two spots to the top of the driver standings.

It’s Busch’s third consecutive top-10 finish and sixth of the season including a win at Atlanta. He is the first Dodge driver to lead the standings since the 2008 Daytona 500 when former Penske driver Ryan…

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Weekend Recap: Kurt Busch Takes NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Point Lead

Weekend Preview: Contenders Look To Avoid ‘The Big One’ At Talladega

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TALLADEGA, Ala. (April 23, 2009) – The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads to the enormous 2.66-mile superspeedway at Talladega for this weekend’s Aaron’s 499. The event is the ninth of 36 points events on the regular-season Sprint Cup schedule.

All seven Dodge Chargers are guaranteed spots in the 43-car starting field for Sunday’s race. After eight races, two Dodge Chargers (Kurt Busch and Kasey Kahne) currently sit inside the coveted top 12. After the first 26 races, the top 12 in points will compete for the Sprint Cup championship in the final 10 races of the…

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Weekend Preview: Contenders Look To Avoid ‘The Big One’ At Talladega