Kurt Busch’s quest to complete 1100 miles of racing in a single day came to an end about 200 laps short Sunday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Busch started the day competing in his first ever open wheel race, and arguably the biggest, the Indy 500 in Indianapolis.
After starting 13th at Indy, Busch bided his time, avoided several accidents and ended the day in sixth, a stellar accomplishment considering his rookie status.
Once Busch completed the 500 he faced the challenge of making it to Charlotte North Carolina in time for the start just before 6:30 p.m. start. Thanks to extensive preparation bolstered by the experience of his boss Tony Stewart who completed the same feat for the last time in 2004. MORE>>>
Written by: Greg Engle, NASCAR Examiner/CupScene.com Editor, May 26, 2014