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Weekend Recap: Kurt Busch Finishes Third At Phoenix, Sam Hornish Jr. Ninth

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AVONDALE, Ariz. (Saturday, April 18, 2009) – It came down to a three-car shootout for the win Saturday night in the SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500 at Phoenix International Raceway. Kurt Busch, driving the No.2 Miller Lite Dodge, was right in the middle of the action, just as he had been throughout the 312-lap race which started under the late-afternoon sun and ended under the lights.

Busch settled for third behind Mark Martin and Tony Stewart. It was his ninth top-10 finish in 15 races at PIR and his sixth top 10 of 2009. Busch gained ground…

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Weekend Recap: Kurt Busch Finishes Third At Phoenix, Sam Hornish Jr. Ninth

Weekend Preview: Busch To Make 300th Career NASCAR Sprint Cup Start At Phoenix

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PHOENIX (April 16, 2009) – The tricky one-mile oval of Phoenix International Raceway welcomes the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series this weekend for the Subway Fresh Fit 500. The event is the eighth of 36 events on the NASCAR regular-season schedule.

With the elimination of testing at NASCAR-sanctioned tracks this season, this weekend’s event at PIR has created additional interest as drivers will be competing on a one-mile oval for the first time in 2009.

All seven Dodge Chargers are guaranteed spots in the field of 43 for Saturday night’s event. Two Dodge drivers (Kurt Busch – 3rd and Kasey…

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Weekend Preview: Busch To Make 300th Career NASCAR Sprint Cup Start At Phoenix

NASCAR Wrap: Kurt Gets 8ths, Penske Racing Places Three Dodges in Top 17 @ Texas

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FORT WORTH (Sunday, April 5, 2009) – Penske Racing had three fast Dodge Chargers Sunday at Texas Motor Speedway. All three teams had top-10 finishes in their sights much of the afternoon, but two of the three encountered setbacks in the final 100 laps to diminish those hopes. The trio still finished among the top 17 on the lead lap at the checkered flag of the 501-mile event.

Kurt Busch led the group, finishing eighth in the No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge Charger, his fourth top-10 finish of the 2009 season. It was his eighth top 10…

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NASCAR Wrap: Kurt Gets 8ths, Penske Racing Places Three Dodges in Top 17 @ Texas