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Kurt Busch Wins Gatorade Duel Qualifying Race


 


Kurt Busch’s 2011 season ledger remains unblemished.  Busch drove his No. 22 Pennzoil/Shell Dodge Charger to victory in Thursday’s first Gatorade Duel (60-lap, 150-mile) at Daytona International Speedway.


Just as in his win in the Budweiser Shootout under the lights Saturday night, Busch had help from a drafting partner.  This time it was Regan Smith.  The two paired up early and stayed together the entire race, swapping positions occasionally to keep their racing machines from overheating.


The strategy worked to…

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Kurt Busch Wins Gatorade Duel Qualifying Race

Kurt Busch Takes Dodge To Victory Lane In Budweiser Shootout


 

Kurt Busch is considered one of the top restrictor-plate racers in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.  However, his racing resume was void a victory at either of the two high-speed superspeedways (Daytona and Talladega) where NASCAR mandates a restrictor plate, that is until Saturday night.  Busch drove the No. 22 Shell/Pennzoil Dodge Charger to victory in the 33rd running of the Budweiser Shootout at Daytona International Speedway.

 

It was Dodge’s first Bud Shootout victory.  Busch was at the helm of the lone Dodge in the 24-car field that included…

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Kurt Busch Takes Dodge To Victory Lane In Budweiser Shootout

Kurt Busch Finishes Ninth In The No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge At Phoenix

 
Kurt Busch ended up on the right side of what turned out to be a fuel mileage race Sunday at Phoenix International Raceway. Busch didn’t have to make a late-race stop for a splash of fuel. He had enough to make it to the checkered flag of the 312-lap event to finish ninth in the Kobalt Tools 500.
 
Penske Racing teammates weren’t as fortunate. Brad Keselowski was sidelined early when he cut down a tire on the No. 12 Penske Dodge, making…

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Kurt Busch Finishes Ninth In The No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge At Phoenix