No. 1 NASCAR Cup Series Chevrolet Camaro ZL1
Birthdate: Aug. 4, 1978
Residence: Mooresville, North Carolina
2020 will be the 21st season of NASCAR Cup Series (NCS) competition for the 2004 Series Champion and the second year with Chip Ganassi Racing. To date, he has more than 680 career starts in the NCS. Busch has made 13 appearances in the NASCAR Playoffs including seven consecutive appearances, having finished the 2019 campaign 13th in the series final standings.
In 2019 Kurt Busch made the move to Chip Ganassi Racing to become the driver of the No. 1 Monster Energy Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 in the NCS. During his racing career, Busch has more than 700 starts in NASCAR’s top three divisions, NCS, NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS), and the NASCAR RV & Gander Outdoors Truck Series (NRGOTS).
Busch’s driving accomplishments are among the best in the sport. With 27 poles and 31 NCS victories, he has won poles and races on every type of track on the NASCAR schedule. Additionally, he has won in every NASCAR series in which he has competed during his career. In addition to being the 2004 MENCS Champion, he also has marquee wins in the NASCAR All-Star race, Coca-Cola 600 (2010), and the Daytona 500 (2017). He has also won championships in the International Race of Champions (2003) and the NASCAR Southwest Series (1999). Outside of his NASCAR successes, Busch has also made two starts in the Rolex 24 At Daytona (2005,2008) and one start in the Indianapolis 500 (2014) where he finished sixth and was named the Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year.