Kurt Busch


Biography


Kurt Busch, driver of the Monster Energy Chevrolet Camaro, is known as one of the most tenacious, talented, and versatile competitors on the NASCAR Cup Series (NCS) circuit. In 2021 the hard-charging veteran will compete in his 22nd year of NCS competition. It will also mark the third year competing with Chip Ganassi Racing. Busch completed the 2020 season having made his eighth consecutive appearance in the NASCAR Playoffs. The Las Vegas native has raced his way into 14 total NASCAR Playoff appearances, including being crowned the 2004 Champion.

During his racing career, Busch has more than 775 starts in NASCAR’s top three divisions, NCS, NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) and the NASCAR RV & Gander Outdoors Truck Series (NRGOTS), including having made his 700th NCS start in 2020 at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Busch’s driving accomplishments are among the best in the sport. With 28 poles and 32 NCS victories. he has won poles and races on every type of track in-which the NASCAR Cup Series competes (superspeedway, intermediate, short-track and road course circuits). Additionally, Busch has won in every NASCAR series in which he has raced during his racing career. In addition to being the 2004 NCS Champion, he also has marquee wins in the NASCAR All-Star race, Coca-Cola 600 (2010) the Daytona 500 (2017) and scoring a win in the 2020 NASCAR Playoffs at his hometown track, Las Vegas Motor Speedway. 

Busch has also won championships in the International Race of Champions (2003) and the NASCAR Southwest Series (1999). Outside of his NASCAR successes, Busch has also made two starts in the Rolex 24 At Daytona (2005,2008) and one start in the Indianapolis 500 (2014) where he finished sixth and was named the Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year. 

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About Kurt Busch


Team: Chip Ganassi Racing No. 1
Birthday: August 04, 1978
Birthplace: Las Vegas, NV
Residence: Mooresville, NC
Height: 5' 11''
Weight: -
Primary Sponsor: Monster Energy
Car: No. 1 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE
Crew Chief: Matt McCall
Website: kurtbusch.com