Indianapolis Star
Sprint
Kurt Busch (2008)
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
2008 Statistics
Driver Points 3744 Driver Points Rank 6
Races Won 1 Points per NASCAR Race 101
Races Won (%) 2.8% NASCAR Won (%) 2.8%
Average Start 20.4 Average Finish Overall 21.9
Average Finish Last 5 25.6 Average Finish Last 10 22.2
Driver Races Run 36 Points per Driver Race Run 101
NASCAR Races Run 36 Percentage NASCAR Races Run 100%
Top 5 Finishes 5 Races Top 5 (%) 13.9%
Top 10 Finishes 10 Races Top 10 (%) 27.8%
NASCAR Top 5 (%) 13.9% NASCAR Top 10 (%) 27.8%
Avg Start-to-Finish -1.5 Best Start Position 2
Driver Laps Run 10,073 Driver Races Laps 10,738
Percentage Race Laps Run 93.8% Percentage Races Finished Laps Run 95.9%
NASCAR Races Laps 10,738 Percentage NASCAR Laps Run 93.8%
Did Not Finish 4 Did Not Finish (%) 11.1%
2008 Race by Race for Kurt Busch
Date Event Name Finish Start Laps Run Race Laps Pts/Bon Earned Odds Finish Status Winnings
2/9/08 Budweiser Shootout 18 1 70 70 109/0 8-1 Running $35900
2/14/08 Gatorade Duel 1 27 13 9 60 0/0 7-1 Out of Race $0
2/17/08 Daytona 500 2 43 200 200 175/5 20-1 Running $1063870
2/25/08 Auto Club 500 13 36 250 250 124/0 20-1 Running $92800
3/2/08 UAW-Dodge 400 38 9 255 267 49/0 15-1 Off Track $80725
3/9/08 Kobalt Tools 500 11 29 325 325 130/0 20-1 Running $79325
3/16/08 Food City 500 12 36 506 506 127/0 10-1 Running $91825
3/30/08 Goody's Cool Orange 500 33 20 493 500 64/0 15-1 Running $68400
4/6/08 Samsung 500 23 23 337 339 94/0 50-1 Running $102125
4/12/08 Subway Fresh Fit 500 23 40 310 312 94/0 40-1 Running $65875
4/27/08 Aaron's 499 39 23 173 188 46/0 8-1 Accident $78550
5/3/08 Crown Royal Presents the Dan Lowry 400 42 21 229 410 37/0 30-1 Accident $65205
5/10/08 Dodge Challenger 500 12 5 367 367 132/5 30-1 Running $87650
5/17/08 Nascar Sprint All-Star Race 22 3 100 100 0/0 20-1 Running $79800
5/25/08 Coca-Cola 600 16 8 400 400 120/5 30-1 Running $97250
6/1/08 Best Buy 400 Benefiting Student Clubs for Autism Speaks 20 2 396 400 103/0 35-1 Running $85900
6/8/08 Pocono 500 8 11 200 200 142/0 20-1 Running $87175
6/15/08 LifeLock 400 21 22 203 203 100/0 75-1 Running $82850
6/22/08 Toyota/Save Mart 350 32 3 111 112 67/0 75-1 Running $74605
6/29/08 Lenox Industrial Tools 301 1 26 284 284 190/5 35-1 Running $204950
7/5/08 Coke Zero 400 Powered By Coca-Cola 4 36 162 162 160/0 25-1 Running $139650
7/12/08 LifeLock.com 400 28 18 267 267 84/5 40-1 Running $85125
7/27/08 Allstate 400 40 7 119 160 43/0 40-1 Running $139425
8/3/08 Pennsylvania 500 38 10 198 200 54/5 40-1 Running $63300
8/10/08 Centuion Boats at the Glen 10 19 90 90 134/0 25-1 Running $82225
8/17/08 3M Performance 400 36 13 0 203 55/0 30-1 Running $71825
8/23/08 Sharpie 500 15 19 500 500 118/0 15-1 Running $99175
8/31/08 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 500 39 9 247 250 46/0 40-1 Running $86900
9/7/08 Chevy Rock & Roll 400 10 20 400 400 134/0 50-1 Running $82550
9/14/08 Sylvania 300 6 20 300 300 150/0 25-1 Running $101125
9/21/08 Dover 400 34 4 394 400 61/0 25-1 Running $67825
9/28/08 Kansas 400 30 31 265 267 73/0 60-1 Running $35100
10/5/08 Amp Energy 500 21 33 177 190 105/5 - Running $78275
10/11/08 Bank of America 500 3 19 334 337 165/0 60-1 Running $145750
10/19/08 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 500 36 19 469 506 55/0 75-1 Running $67400
10/26/08 Pep Boys Auto 500 6 19 325 329 155/5 50-1 Running $120575
11/2/08 Dickies 500 41 40 267 334 40/0 50-1 Engine $95205
11/9/08 Checker Auto Parts 500 presented by Pennzoil 2 3 313 313 175/5 18-1 Running $156525
11/16/08 Ford 400 43 38 207 267 34/0 25-1 Running $61876