Kurt Busch


Biography


In 2019 Kurt Busch made the move to Chip Ganassi Racing to become the driver of the No. 1 Monster Energy Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS). During his racing career, Busch has more than 700 starts in NASCAR’s top three divisions, MENCS, NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) and the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series (NGOTS).  

2019 will be the 20th season of MENCS competition for the 2004 Series Champion. To-date, he has more than 650 career starts in the MENCS. Busch has made 12 appearances in the NASCAR Playoffs including six consecutive appearances, having finished the 2018 campaign seventh in the series final standings. 

Busch’s driving accomplishments are among the best in the sport. With 27 poles and 30 MENCS victories, he has won poles and races on every type of track on the NASCAR schedule. Additionally he has won in every NASCAR series in which he has competed during his career. In addition to being the 2004 MENCS Champion, he also has marquee wins in the NASCAR All-Star race, Coca-Cola 600 (2010) and the Daytona 500 (2017). He 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. 


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 Beverage Corporation
Car: No. 1 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1
Crew Chief: Matt McCall
Website: www.kurtbusch.com/