Kurt Busch To Team With Kyle Busch Motorsports?

Along with his new driving duties as pilot of the #51 Phoenix Construction Chevrolet, word is also leaking out that Kurt Busch could also run an entire Nationwide schedule for his brother Kyle.
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On Thursday, Phoenix Racing announced it had hired [Kurt Busch] to drive for its #51 Chevy team next season. The #51 entered every Cup race in 2011 with several different drivers. The news release announcing Busch’s move said he would drive a “full schedule” with the team. Busch is also expected to join forces with his younger brother, Kyle, and drive for Kyle’s Nationwide series team in 2012. One option being considered is for Kurt Busch to run the full Nationwide schedule and compete for the series championship, multiple sources said. Under NASCAR’s current system, Busch will only be able to earn driver points in only one series. It remains unclear what effect Thursday’s Cup announcement will have on the Nationwide plans. A spokesman for Kyle Busch Motorsports said Friday the team was still finalizing its driver lineup and would not have any official announcements until after Jan. 1. (Charlotte Observer)(12-22-2011)
Source: www.jayski.com
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Could be an interesting year for him after all.

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“Kurt Busch Will Drive For Phoenix Racing In 2012”

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