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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

Kasey Kahne Takes Seventh at The Brickyard

Kasey Kahne posted his fourth top 10 in the last five NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races with a solid seventh-place finish in Sunday’s Allstate 400 at the Brickyard. It was his fourth top-10 finish in six outings at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Kahne raced in the top 10 through most of the 160-lap event at the 2.5-mile track, working his way as high as fifth on several occasions. With the effort, Kahne remains eighth in the season point standings, but expanding the margin over 13th to 121 points.

The top 12 drivers in the Sprint Cup Series point standings after the first…

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Kasey Kahne Takes Seventh at The Brickyard