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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

Weekend Wrap: Kahne Nabs Best Finish of Season @ Bristol

KASEY KAHNE RECORDS BEST FINISH OF THE SEASON AT BRISTOL 

Finishes Fifth In The No. 9 Budweiser Dodge Charger 

BRISTOL, Tenn. (Sunday, March 22, 2009) – Kasey Kahne posted his best finish of the 2009 season, a fifth-place effort Sunday in the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway.  It was two spots better than his seventh two weeks ago at Atlanta and moved the driver of the No. 9 Budweiser Dodge Charger to sixth in the season point standings. 

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Weekend Wrap: Kahne Nabs Best Finish of Season @ Bristol

NASCAR Weekend: Kurt Busch Nabs Second Qualifying Slot, Kahne 7th

Quick note:

***MoparRules is correct in the comments…Kurt will get the Pole in Vegas, read the story here.***

Qualifying Results
Shelby 427
Las Vegas Motor Speedway
1. Kyle Busch 29.033 sec. 185.995 mph
2. Kurt Busch 29/078 sec. 185.707 mph
3. Jimmie Johnson
4. David Reutimann
5. Marcos Ambrose
6. Ryan Newman
7. Kasey Kahne

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NASCAR Weekend: Kurt Busch Nabs Second Qualifying Slot, Kahne 7th