On the Hot Seat: Kurt Busch is the first in a series of articles designed to examine drivers who might find themselves in a different spot in the 2022 season. This may be due to contract prospects, developments in the sport, or evolving interests.
Kurt Busch has been a mainstay in the NASCAR Cup Series for over two decades. The Las Vegas, Nevada native has had a tumultuous career seeing him drive for close to half a dozen teams. Going into the 2021 season the elder Busch brother has logged 32 wins, 150 top-fives, and 315 top-tens. He is the 2004 NASCAR Cup Series Champion and the winner of the 2017 Daytona 500. Despite a Hall of Fame-worthy resume, 2021 finds Kurt Busch in possibly the hottest seat of his entire career.
Kurt Busch hits jackpot by winning the NASCAR Cup Series South Point 400 on Sunday at his home track of Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
With a career record of 0-for-21 coming into Sunday night’s South Point 400 at his hometown Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Kurt Busch may have felt like a ‘long shot.’ But with fortunate track position late in the race and some sure-bet restarts at the front of the field, Busch can now count himself a Vegas winner.
RossChastain joins CGR and the No. 42 team for the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series Seasonin an announcement on Monday, September 21st.
In an announcement on Monday from Chip Ganassi Racing, the organization reveals that Ross Chastain will pilot their No. 42 entry in the NASCAR Cup Series starting in the 2021 season. Chastain is a CGR development driver since 2018 and is now racing full-time in the Xfinity Series for Kaulig Racing. He is competing in the Xfinity Series Playoffs for the second time after his runner-up finish at Bristol Motor Speedway this past weekend.
Dixon turns tables on Sato in a thrilling finish in the NTT IndyCar Bommarito Automotive Group 500 Race 1 at World Wide Technology Raceway on Saturday.
NTT INDYCAR SERIES points leader Scott Dixon continued his winning ways in 2020 by holding off a hard-charging Takuma Sato in thrilling fashion, winning the Bommarito Automotive Group 500 Race 1 at World Wide Technology Raceway on Saturday, Aug. 29 in the second-closest INDYCAR finish ever at the track.