Kurt Busch stories in the SI Vault

Points Man By Lars Anderson, November 1, 2004 Kurt Busch didn't win at Martinsville, but his sixth straight top five finish jacked up his lead in the Cup Chase.

The Race To End All Races By Lars Anderson, November 29, 2004 In the closest title chase in NASCAR history, Kurt Busch survived a wheel-dropping, roller-coaster race at Homestead--Miami Speedway to take the inaugural Nextel Cup.

Control Issues By Lars Anderson, March 24, 2008 NASCAR wild child Kyle Busch runs on the edge, and after moving from straitlaced Hendrick Motorsports to the just-win world of Joe Gibbs Racing, he's on top of his game.

Back Up Front By Lars Anderson, April 13, 2009 Overshadowed of late by little brother Kyle, former champ Kurt Busch is reasserting himself as a title contender.

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