Tag Archives: Kurt Busch

Denny Hamlin wins the Pocono Cup pole, but Kurt Busch fails

Denny Hamlin Pocono Cup

Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway will feature a first row led by Denny Hamlin and Joe Gibbs Racing. The racer that qualified second-to-last for the championship race on Saturday, Hamlin, recorded the fastest average track pace of 169.991 mph. Kyle Busch, a member of Hamlin’s JGR squad, came in second (169.498 mph), […]

Busch will be replaced by Gibbs as he miss the Pocono NASCAR Cup race

Busch Pocono NASCAR Cup

Due to ongoing concussion symptoms, Kurt Busch will skip Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway. Busch, 43, was seriously injured in a crash during the last round of qualifying on Saturday, but NASCAR determined that he was not fit to race after a checkup on Sunday morning. The statement from NASCAR is as […]

Ty Gibbs: “I never imagined competing against these guys”

Ty Gibbs Nascar 2022

Ty Gibbs didn’t anticipate making a start in the NASCAR Cup Series this year, but as is common, things sometimes change. Kurt Busch’s 23XI Racing team asked Gibbs to race its No. 45 Toyota after NASCAR declared early Sunday that Busch was not fully qualified to participate at Pocono Raceway. The 19-year-old grandson of Joe […]

Thunder and rainfall cause the Nashville Cup race to halt

Nashville Cup race 2022

Due to constant lightning strikes and localised rainfall, Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Nashville (Tenn.) Superspeedway was called barely before the halfway point. After multiple thunderstorms within an eight-mile radius of the racetrack, NASCAR was compelled to call a delay to the 300-lap race on lap 140. The racetrack was surrounded by powerful storms […]

Race results from the 2022 NASCAR Cup in Nashville

NASCAR Cup Series Nashville Superspeedway

The 2022 NASCAR Cup Series season’s second triumph went to Chase Elliott on Sunday at Nashville. In his Cup career, Elliott has now achieved 15 triumphs. He held on on a late-race resumption, winning the race over Ryan Blaney and Kurt Busch. During the final caution, Denny Hamlin, Kyle Busch, and Martin Truex Jr. all pitted, […]

Kurt Busch is defeated by Chase Elliott in the challenging Nashville Cup race

Chase Elliott Nashville Cup race

With four laps remaining, Kurt Busch was passed by Chase Elliott on a resumption, and Elliott went on to win the twice-postponed NASCAR Cup Series race at Nashville (Tenn.) Superspeedway on Sunday. Following a late yellow, many drivers vying for the victory chose to pit for new tyres, while Elliott and nine other drivers chose […]

Not “throwing some fenders” at Nashville, says Kurt Busch, is a mistake

Kurt Busch

Kurt Busch felt he might have had more in 2nd spot at Nashville (Tenn.) Superspeedway, where he performed the best of the entire race. The three Toyotas driven by Denny Hamlin, Martin Truex Jr., and Kyle Busch for Joe Gibbs Racing led the most of the twice-postponed NASCAR Cup race in Nashville on Sunday. They […]

Coke 600 qualifying standings for the NASCAR Cup Series in 2022

Coke 600 NASCAR Cup Series 2022

In qualifying for the Coca-Cola 600, Denny Hamlin potentially lead a Toyota 1-2-3-4. At 183.680 mph, Hamlin won his 34th pole of his profession. Kurt Busch, who races for Hamlin’s 23XI Racing squad, was just 0.003s off the pole position for Sunday’s race. 6 of the 7 Toyota racers in the race qualified in the pole […]

Coke 600: Denny Hamlin wins, with Toyota taking the first two rows

Denny Hamlin Coke 600

Denny Hamlin took the pole for the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Sunday, leading a Toyota sweep of the first two rows. In the last 10-driver round, Hamlin and Kurt Busch were two of the first five to seek qualifying and were the fastest in the session. Hamlin, who hasn’t even won a […]

In a spin-filled Kansas Cup practise, the Busch brothers were the quickest

Kurt Busch 1

Kurt and Kyle Busch were the fastest in Saturday’s NASCAR Cup Series practise at Kansas, which was marred by spins as crews battled tyre troubles. Kurt Busch had the best performance with average pace, leading Group B with an average pace of 175.564 mph). Kyle Busch finished 2nd overall after setting the fastest lap in Group A with […]