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Kurt Busch

Personal information
NameKurt Thomas Busch
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series statistics
Car #, team22 Penske Racing
Sprint Cup position11th (2010)
Best cup position1st 2004
First race2000 MBNA.com 400 (Dover International Speedway)
First win2002 Food City 500 (Bristol Motor Speedway)
Last win2011 AAA 400 (Dover International Speedway)
Cup Wins24
Top tens161
Pole position15
NASCAR Nationwide Series statistics
Best NNS position39th 2006
First race2006 O'Reilly 300 (Texas Motor Speedway)
First win2006 O'Reilly 300 (Texas Motor Speedway)
Last win2011 Zippo 200 (Watkins Glen International)
Wins3
Top tens10
Poles3
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series statistics
Best NCWTS position2nd 2000
First race2000 Daytona 250 (Daytona International Speedway)
First win2000 Sears DieHard 200 (The Milwaukee Mile)
Last win2000 Motorola 200 (California Speedway)
Wins4
Top tens17
Poles4

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Kurt Thomas Busch (born August 4, 1978) is an American NASCAR and NHRA driver. He drives the No. 22 Shell Oil Company/Pennzoil Dodge Charger in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, and will race on an "opportunity permitting" basis in the Pro Stock division of NHRA. He is a third-generation race car driver, his father Tom won several NASCAR sanctioned events, and he is the older brother of Kyle Busch, who is also a NASCAR driver.

Busch won the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Championship in 2004, the first ever season using the "Chase for the Cup" points format, finishing just eight points ahead of Jimmie Johnson. With a 2006 win in the Nationwide Series, Busch became one of only 22 drivers with a win in all three of NASCAR's top divisions: Sprint Cup Series; Nationwide Series; and Camping World Truck Series.


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