Indianapolis Star
Sprint
Kurt Busch (2005)
Profile
Kurt Busch Birthdate  
Hometown Las Vegas, Nevada
Team Chip Ganassi Racing
Primary Sponsor Monster Energy
Owner    
Car Chevrolet
Car No. 1
Crew Chief Matt McCall
2005 Statistics
Driver Points 5974 Driver Points Rank 10
Races Won 3 Points per NASCAR Race 118
Races Won (%) 8.8% NASCAR Won (%) 8.3%
Average Start 13.7 Average Finish Overall 15.3
Average Finish Last 5 13.6 Average Finish Last 10 14.7
Driver Races Run 34 Points per Driver Race Run 124.9
NASCAR Races Run 36 Percentage NASCAR Races Run 94.4%
Top 5 Finishes 9 Races Top 5 (%) 26.5%
Top 10 Finishes 18 Races Top 10 (%) 52.9%
NASCAR Top 5 (%) 25% NASCAR Top 10 (%) 50%
Avg Start-to-Finish -1.6 Best Start Position 2
Driver Laps Run 9,361 Driver Races Laps 10,346
Percentage Race Laps Run 90.5% Percentage Races Finished Laps Run 95.1%
NASCAR Races Laps 10,925 Percentage NASCAR Laps Run 85.7%
Did Not Finish 3 Did Not Finish (%) 8.8%
2005 Race by Race for Kurt Busch
Date Event Name Finish Start Laps Run Race Laps Pts/Bon Earned Odds Finish Status Winnings
2/12/05 Budweiser Shootout 6 6 70 70 0/0 9-1 Running $48445
2/17/05 Gatorade Duel 1 6 4 60 60 0/0 7-1 Running $0
2/20/05 Daytona 500 2 13 203 203 170/0 18-1 Running $1106138
2/27/05 Auto Club 500 3 20 250 250 170/5 17-1 Running $208075
3/13/05 UAW-DaimlerChrysler 400 3 5 267 267 170/5 8-1 Running $249125
3/20/05 Golden Corral 500 32 24 304 325 67/0 16-1 Running $117310
4/3/05 Food City 500 35 26 360 500 58/0 7-1 Accident $129165
4/10/05 Advance Auto Parts 500 19 9 498 500 111/5 10-1 Running $119325
4/17/05 Samsung/Radio Shack 500 7 19 334 334 151/5 20-1 Running $154575
4/23/05 Subway Fresh 500 1 2 312 500 190/10 15-2 Running $269000
5/1/05 Aaron's 499 7 10 194 194 151/5 15-1 Running $153005
5/7/05 Dodge Charger 500 37 11 306 370 52/0 10-1 Running $118125
5/14/05 Chevy American Revolution 400 17 4 400 400 117/5 5-1 Running $116695
5/21/05 Nextel All-Star Challenge 7 8 90 90 0/0 8-1 Running $85825
5/29/05 Coca-Cola 600 43 35 26 400 34/0 10-1 Accident $132145
6/5/05 MBNA America 400 9 10 400 400 138/0 18-1 Running $140785
6/12/05 Pocono 500 22 2 200 201 102/5 8-1 Running $114250
6/19/05 Batman Begins 400 12 13 200 200 132/5 15-1 Running $125665
6/26/05 Dodge/Save Mart 350 3 6 110 110 165/0 30-1 Running $191750
7/2/05 Pepsi 400 37 28 102 160 52/0 12-1 Running $131750
7/10/05 USG Sheetrock 400 8 19 267 267 142/0 25-1 Running $148775
7/17/05 New England 300 2 5 300 300 175/5 7-1 Running $205050
7/24/05 Pennsylvania 500 1 2 203 203 190/10 6-1 Running $261275
8/7/05 Allstate 400 at the Brickyard 18 37 160 160 109/0 12-1 Running $206825
8/14/05 Sirius at The Glen 39 5 80 92 46/0 20-1 Out of Race $109350
8/21/05 GFS Marketplace 400 7 17 200 200 156/10 10-1 Running $134490
8/27/05 Sharpie 500 10 13 500 500 134/0 8-1 Running $148625
9/4/05 Sony HD 500 12 3 254 254 132/5 8-1 Running $143025
9/10/05 Chevy Rock & Roll 400 1 5 400 400 190/10 15-2 Running $242900
9/18/05 Sylvania 300 35 12 233 300 58/0 7-1 Running $118975
9/25/05 MBNA America 400 23 10 401 404 104/10 7-1 Running $113500
10/2/05 UAW-Ford 500 8 21 190 190 147/5 12-1 Running $138200
10/9/05 Banquet 400 14 10 267 267 121/0 6-1 Running $138425
10/15/05 UAW-GM Quality 500 2 7 336 336 175/5 15-1 Running $222625
10/23/05 Subway 500 6 14 500 500 150/0 12-1 Running $124050
10/30/05 Bass Pro Shops MBNA 500 36 30 270 325 55/0 12-1 Running $129550
11/6/05 Dickies 500 10 18 334 334 134/0 10-1 Running $163000