Kurt Busch Moves Past Kyle Larson to Win at Kansas Speedway 

KANSAS CITY, KANSAS – MAY 15: Kurt Busch, driver of the #45 Jordan Brand Toyota, takes the checkered flag to win the NASCAR Cup Series AdventHealth 400 at Kansas Speedway on May 15, 2022 in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

Kurt Busch moves past Kyle Larson to win at Kansas Speedway in the NASCAR Cup Series AdventHealth 400 on Sunday afternoon.

With just one week left till the all-star break, the NASCAR Cup Series moves on to Kansas Speedway. The series is now at the halfway point of the season and the race is on for many to secure the few remaining playoff spots. A handful of drivers are on the bubble looking for a chance to sneak in with a win. It is one race at a time, and the challenge to win continues at Kansas. 

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Kurt Busch Charges to a Dramatic NASCAR Cup Series Win at Kansas 

Kurt Busch charges to a dramatic NASCAR Cup Series win at Kansas Speedway in the AdventHealth 400 on Sunday afternoon.

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – In an event fraught with pit road mistakes and mechanical issues, Kurt Busch ran an impeccable race.

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Kurt Busch has a Winning Pass by his Brother at Atlanta

Kurt Busch has a winning pass by his brother in the NASCAR Cup Series Quaker State 400 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday afternoon.

The NASCAR Cup Series heads to Atlanta Motor Speedway for the second and last time this season. The track just recently announced that it will undergo a repave and reconfiguration for the 2022 season. This is the first time the track will be repaved in over twenty years. For the last decade, the track developed its true character as being one of the most abrasive racing surfaces on the schedule. With the repave on the horizon, Sunday’s race will be the final time drivers will slide around Atlanta Motor Speedway. 

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Kurt Wins in Busch Family Duel to Secure his Playoff Bid

Kurt wins in Busch family duel to secure his playoff bid in the NASCAR Cup Series Quaker State 400 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday.

Kurt wins in Busch family duel to secure his playoff bid in the NASCAR Cup Series Quaker State 400 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday.

Kurt Busch out-dueled his younger brother Kyle Busch in the pair’s fourth career one-two finish to secure his 2021 NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs position and take his 33rd career victory in Sunday’s Quaker State 400 Presented by Walmart.

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On the Hot Seat: Kurt Busch

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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. 

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