Kurt Busch
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"Kurt Thomas Busch" is an American stock car racing/stock car racing driver. He competes in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, driving the No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS (2013)/Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing.

Busch has also driven for Furniture Row Racing, Phoenix Racing, Penske Racing, and Roush Fenway Racing/Roush Racing in his Sprint Cup career, which began in 2000.

Busch, winner of 25 Cup races and the 2004 championship, also races on an "opportunity permitting" basis in the Pro Stock division of NHRA.

He is a second-generation racing driver; his father, Tom, won several NASCAR-sanctioned events. He is the older brother of Kyle Busch, who is also a NASCAR driver.

Busch won the Cup Series Championship in 2004, the first ever season using the "Chase for the Sprint Cup/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 23 drivers with a win in all three of NASCAR's top divisions: the Sprint Cup Series, the Nationwide Series, and the Camping World Truck Series.

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