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Kurt Busch Takes a Hit, Finishes 36th

Kurt Busch found himself in the wrong place at the wrong time in Sunday’s CARFAX 400 at Michigan International Speedway.

After running in the top 10 through the first 120 laps of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event, Busch lined up ninth for the double-file restart on lap 121. As the field exited Turn 2, another car went into a spin just in front and to the left of the No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge Charger. Busch turned sharply to the left, but caught the front end of the spinning…

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Kurt Busch Takes a Hit, Finishes 36th

Fuel Mileage is Key for Busch at Michigan

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series returns to Michigan International Speedway for this weekend’s CARFAX 400, the 23rd of 36 point races on the 2009 Sprint Cup Series schedule.

With only four races remaining in the “Race to The Chase”, the focus is intensifying in and around 12th-place in the NASCAR Sprint Cup standings, otherwise known as the “Chase cut-off.” After the season’s 26th race at Richmond on Sept. 12, the top 12 drivers in the season point standings qualify for the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, NASCAR’s 10-race “playoffs” that determine the series champion.

Heading into Michigan this weekend, Kurt…

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Fuel Mileage is Key for Busch at Michigan

Weekend Results: Kurt Busch Records Another Top 10; Finishes Eighth At MIS

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BROOKLYN, Mich. (June 14, 2009) – The long, sweeping turns of Michigan International Speedway played host to Sunday’s LifeLock 400, the 15th of 36 scheduled point races on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series regular-season schedule. Three Dodge’s started inside the top 10 on the very fast and wide two-mile oval in the Irish Hills. And in typical MIS fashion, fuel mileage was the determining factor for the Dodge Boys and the entire 43 car field.

Penske Racing’s Kurt Busch (No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge Charger) looked to be on his way to a top-five finish until fuel…

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Weekend Results: Kurt Busch Records Another Top 10; Finishes Eighth At MIS