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Helmet of Kurt Busch

Flag of U.S.A. Kurt Busch

nationality American age 40 years old born August 4, 1978 hometown Las Vegas, Nevada

Racing highlights

20183rdNASCAR Advance Auto Parts Clash
20173rdCan-Am Duels At Daytona
20163rdCan-Am Duels At Daytona
20153rdNASCAR Sprint All-Star Race
20111stNASCAR Budweiser Shootout
20093rdNASCAR Sprint All-Star Race XXV
20073rdNASCAR Budweiser Shootout
20041stNASCAR Nextel Cup
20031stInternational Race Of Champions
20023rdNASCAR Winston Cup
20002ndNASCAR Truck Series
19991stNASCAR Elite Division Southwest

Racing career summary

Races entered770
Wins48
Podiums114
Pole positions36
Fastest laps1
Race win percentage6.2%
Podium percentage14.8%

Driver relations

Brother of Kyle Busch.

Disclaimer: the data and summaries are all taken from the data available in the career details section further below on this page. If you know of things missing or have corrections, please log in and submit them.

Driver comparisons

The latest Head-to-Head comparisons generated for Kurt Busch.

Kurt Busch vs. Kevin Harvick | Kurt Busch vs. Kyle Busch | Kurt Busch vs. Juan Pablo Montoya | Kurt Busch vs. José María López

Career overview – years in numbers

The following numbers are a summary of the more detailed information available in the Career details further below on the page. Seasons spanning over two years (for example 2013-14 championships) have their race results accounted for in the year the championship ends.

2018Racing34 races1 win4 podiums5 pole position0 fastest race laps
2017Racing38 races1 win4 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
2016Racing39 races1 win4 podiums2 pole position0 fastest race laps
2015Racing36 races2 wins6 podiums3 pole position0 fastest race laps
2014Racing40 races1 win6 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2014Rally1 rally0 wins0 podiums
2013Racing40 races0 wins5 podiums1 pole positions? fastest race laps
2012Racing56 races2 wins6 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2011Racing39 races4 wins6 podiums4 pole position0 fastest race laps
2010Racing37 races2 wins7 podiums2 pole position0 fastest race laps
2009Racing38 races2 wins6 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2008Racing43 races2 wins7 podiums2 pole position1 fastest race lap
2007Racing42 races2 wins6 podiums2 pole position0 fastest race laps
2006Racing43 races3 wins9 podiums7 pole position0 fastest race laps
2005Racing44 races3 wins9 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2004Racing41 races3 wins5 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
2003Racing52 races11 wins3 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
2002Racing37 races4 wins9 podiums1 pole positions? fastest race laps
2001Racing36 races0 wins1 podium1 pole positions? fastest race laps
2000Racing31 races4 wins11 podiums4 pole position? fastest race laps
1999Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1997Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Kurt Busch

2018 NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Clash

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Stewart-Haas Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford FusionFord 5.8Goodyear
Click to show race results for NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Clash 2018.

2018 NASCAR Can-Am Duel

PositionPointsTeam
0Stewart-Haas Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford FusionFord 5.8Goodyear
Click to show race results for NASCAR Can-Am Duel 2018.

2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

PositionPointsTeam
4th3095Stewart-Haas Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
311350
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford FusionFord 5.8Goodyear
Click to show race results for Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series 2018.

2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series All-Star Race

PositionPointsTeam
18th0Stewart-Haas Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford FusionFord 5.8Goodyear
Click to show race results for Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series All-Star Race 2018.

2017 Advance Auto Parts Clash

PositionPointsTeam
17th0Stewart-Haas Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford FusionFord 5.8Goodyear
Click to show race results for Advance Auto Parts Clash 2017.

2017 Can-Am Duels At Daytona

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Stewart-Haas Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford FusionFord 5.8Goodyear
Click to show race results for Can-Am Duels At Daytona 2017.

2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup

PositionPointsTeam
14th2217Stewart-Haas Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
351310
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford FusionFord 5.8Goodyear
Click to show race results for Monster Energy NASCAR Cup 2017.

2017 Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race

PositionPointsTeam
4th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford
Click to show race results for Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race 2017.

2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

PositionPointsTeam
7th2296Stewart-Haas Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
361320
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet SSGoodyear
Click to show race results for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 2016.

2016 The Sprint Unlimited

PositionPointsTeam
7th0Stewart-Haas Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet SSChevrolet 5.9Goodyear
Click to show race results for The Sprint Unlimited 2016.

2016 Can-Am Duels At Daytona

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Stewart-Haas Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet SSGoodyear
Click to show race results for Can-Am Duels At Daytona 2016.

2016 32nd Annual NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race

PositionPointsTeam
5th0Stewart-Haas Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet SSGoodyear
Click to show race results for 32nd Annual NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race 2016.

2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

PositionPointsTeam
8th2333Stewart-Haas Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
332530
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet SSGoodyear
Click to show race results for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 2015.

2015 NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Clash

PositionPointsTeam
15th0Stewart-Haas Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet SSGoodyear
Click to show race results for NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Clash 2015.

2015 Budweiser Duel

PositionPointsTeam
12th0Stewart-Haas Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet SS
Click to show race results for Budweiser Duel 2015.

2015 NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet SS
Click to show race results for NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race 2015.

2014 NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Clash

PositionPointsTeam
14th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
ChevroletGoodyear
Click to show race results for NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Clash 2014.

2014 NASCAR Budweiser Shootout

PositionPointsTeam
0Stewart-Haas Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet
Click to show race results for NASCAR Budweiser Shootout 2014.

2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

PositionPointsTeam
12th2263Stewart-Haas Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
361500
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet SSGoodyear
Click to show race results for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 2014.

2014 Verizon IndyCar Series

PositionPointsTeam
25th80Andretti Autosport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dallara DW12HondaFirestone
Click to show race results for Verizon IndyCar Series 2014.

2014 NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race

PositionPointsTeam
11th0Stewart-Haas Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet SS

2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

PositionPointsTeam
10th2309Furniture Row Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
36051?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet
Click to show race results for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 2013.

2013 NASCAR Nationwide Series

PositionPointsTeam
101st0Kyle Busch Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota
Click to show race results for NASCAR Nationwide Series 2013.

2013 Carrera de Estrellas

PositionPointsTeam
0"NASCAR"

2013 NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race

PositionPointsTeam
5th0Furniture Row Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet SS

2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

PositionPointsTeam
25th735Phoenix Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
350100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet
Click to show race results for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 2012.

2012 NASCAR Budweiser Shootout

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet
Click to show race results for NASCAR Budweiser Shootout 2012.

2012 NASCAR Nationwide Series

PositionPointsTeam
102nd0Phoenix Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
152500
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet
Click to show race results for NASCAR Nationwide Series 2012.

2012 Feed the Children Prelude to the Dream

PositionPointsTeam
0Mastersbilt Chassis
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet

2012 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series

PositionPointsTeam
87th0Kyle Busch Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota
Click to show race results for NASCAR Camping World Truck Series 2012.

2012 NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race

PositionPointsTeam
8th0Phoenix Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet Impala

2011 NASCAR Budweiser Shootout

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Penske Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge
Click to show race results for NASCAR Budweiser Shootout 2011.

2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

PositionPointsTeam
11th2262Penske Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
362430
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge
Click to show race results for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 2011.

2011 NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race

PositionPointsTeam
13th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge

2011 NASCAR Nationwide Series

PositionPointsTeam
97th0Penske Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
11110
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge
Click to show race results for NASCAR Nationwide Series 2011.

2010 NASCAR Budweiser Shootout

PositionPointsTeam
23rd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge
Click to show race results for NASCAR Budweiser Shootout 2010.

2010 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

PositionPointsTeam
11th6142Penske Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
362720
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge
Click to show race results for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 2010.

2009 NASCAR Budweiser Shootout

PositionPointsTeam
9th0Penske Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge
Click to show race results for NASCAR Budweiser Shootout 2009.

2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

PositionPointsTeam
4th6446Penske Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
362500
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge
Click to show race results for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 2009.

2009 NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race XXV

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Penske Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge
Click to show race results for NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race XXV 2009.

2008 Grand American Rolex Series - DP

PositionPointsTeam
46th30Penske-Taylor Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Riley Technologies (Pontiac)
Click to show race results for Grand American Rolex Series - DP 2008.

2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

PositionPointsTeam
18th3635Penske Racing South
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
361401
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge
Click to show race results for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 2008.

2008 NASCAR Budweiser Shootout

PositionPointsTeam
18th0Penske Racing South
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge
Click to show race results for NASCAR Budweiser Shootout 2008.

2008 NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race XXIV

PositionPointsTeam
22nd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
Click to show race results for NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race XXIV 2008.

2008 ASA Kwik Trip Midwest Tour Presented by ECHO Outdoor Power Equipment

PositionPointsTeam
26th427
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4122?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2007 NASCAR Budweiser Shootout

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Penske Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge

2007 NASCAR Nextel Cup

PositionPointsTeam
7th6231Penske Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
362410
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge
Click to show race results for NASCAR Nextel Cup 2007.

2007 NASCAR Busch Series

PositionPointsTeam
69th527Penske Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4011?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge
Click to show race results for NASCAR Busch Series 2007.

2007 NASCAR Nextel All-Star Challenge

PositionPointsTeam
19th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge
Click to show race results for NASCAR Nextel All-Star Challenge 2007.

2006 NASCAR Nextel Cup

PositionPointsTeam
16th3900Penske Racing South
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
34156?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge
Click to show race results for NASCAR Nextel Cup 2006.

2006 NASCAR Busch Series

PositionPointsTeam
39th1160Penske Racing South
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
7241?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge
Click to show race results for NASCAR Busch Series 2006.

2006 NASCAR Nextel All-Star Challenge

PositionPointsTeam
20th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge
Click to show race results for NASCAR Nextel All-Star Challenge 2006.

2006 Eldora Speedway - Prelude to the Dream

PositionPointsTeam
15th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2005 NASCAR Nextel Cup

PositionPointsTeam
10th5974Roush Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
36380?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford
Click to show race results for NASCAR Nextel Cup 2005.

2005 International Race Of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
6th43
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Pontiac Firebird Trans Am
Click to show race results for International Race Of Champions 2005.

2005 NASCAR Budweiser Shootout

PositionPointsTeam
6th0Roush Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford

2005 NASCAR Nextel All-Star Challenge

PositionPointsTeam
7th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford
Click to show race results for NASCAR Nextel All-Star Challenge 2005.

2005 Grand American Rolex Series - SportsRacing Prototypes

PositionPointsTeam
0Multimatic Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Multimatic MDP1 (Ford)

2005 Grand American Rolex Series - DP

PositionPointsTeam
78th16Multimatic Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford-Multimatic5.0L V8 NAHoosier

2004 NASCAR Nextel Cup

PositionPointsTeam
1st6506Roush Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
36331?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
Click to show race results for NASCAR Nextel Cup 2004.

2004 International Race Of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
5th54
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4020?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Pontiac Firebird Trans Am
Click to show race results for International Race Of Champions 2004.

2004 NASCAR Nextel All-Star Challenge

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford
Click to show race results for NASCAR Nextel All-Star Challenge 2004.

2003 NASCAR Winston Cup

PositionPointsTeam
11th4150Roush Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
36400?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford
Click to show race results for NASCAR Winston Cup 2003.

2003 International Race Of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
1st69
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4130?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Pontiac Firebird Trans Am
Click to show race results for International Race Of Champions 2003.

2003 NASCAR Celebrity Grudge Match

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
126???
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Legend

2002 NASCAR Winston Cup

PositionPointsTeam
3rd4641Roush Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
36491?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
Click to show race results for NASCAR Winston Cup 2002.

2002 NASCAR Elite Division Southwest

PositionPointsTeam
89th130
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet

2001 NASCAR Winston Cup

PositionPointsTeam
27th3081Roush Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
35011?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford
Click to show race results for NASCAR Winston Cup 2001.

2001 NASCAR Truck Series

PositionPointsTeam
79th155Roush Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford

2000 NASCAR Winston Cup

PositionPointsTeam
48th613Roush Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
7000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford Taurus
Click to show race results for NASCAR Winston Cup 2000.

2000 NASCAR Truck Series

PositionPointsTeam
2nd3596Roush Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
244114?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford F-150

1999 NASCAR Elite Division Southwest

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1999 Winston West Series

PositionPointsTeam
41st326
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford

1997 NASCAR Elite Division Southwest

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet Monte Carlo


DriverDB Rating graph

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