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Kurt Busch Claws his way to a Second Place Finish at Pocono

After a hard fought battle, Kurt Busch posted his best finish of the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season here Sunday at Pocono Raceway, driving his No. 22 Shell/Pennzoil Dodge Charger to a second-place finish in the 5-Hour Energy 500 on the 2.5-mile track.

 

Busch started from the pole at the triangle-shaped track, led three times for 37 laps and was never outside the top five.  The race came down to a battle between Busch and race winner Jeff Gordon over the final 80 laps. …

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Kurt Busch Claws his way to a Second Place Finish at Pocono

Early Trouble in Sprint All-Star Race, “Big Show” in the Sprint Showdown

 

The fate of both Dodge drivers in the annual Sprint All-Star Race was decided early Saturday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Kurt Busch and Brad Keselowski had problems in the first 25 laps of the 100-lap event run in four segments, creating a deficit they could not overcome.

 

Keselowski had to earn his way into the All-Star field and did so by finishing second in the 40-lap Sprint Showdown. Busch was making his 10th consecutive start in the spectacle.

 

Busch started 16th in the 21-car field in…

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Early Trouble in Sprint All-Star Race, “Big Show” in the Sprint Showdown

Richmond Track Tough Challenge for Dodge Sprint Cup Teams

 

Richmond International Raceway proved to be a difficult challenge for the three Dodge teams this past Saturday night.  The trio ran into problems early in the 400-lap Sprint Cup event and never recovered.

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Richmond Track Tough Challenge for Dodge Sprint Cup Teams