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Richard Childress Racing Considering Kurt Busch?
Posted By Michael J Smith On September 10, 2012 @ 9:19 pm In Cup | 1 Comment
ESPN.com  is reporting that Richard Childress Racing is considering Kurt Busch for a fourth team, if sponsorship can be found. Team owner Richard Childress said he will know his 2013 driver lineup by mid-October. As of now, the plan is to field cars for Kevin Harvick, Paul Menard, and Jeff Burton.
I have talked to Kurt about running a full season with a fourth team if we had sponsorship. He’s a very, very talented driver. I like Kurt. Kurt and I would get along. There’s just not a sponsor out there today that can fill a complete car.
While Busch has proven that he is a talented driver, securing sponsorship for Busch may be a difficult task. Busch’s volatile personality often gets him in trouble with the media, which could put off a potential sponsor. Following several high profile meltdowns last season, Busch was released from the Penske Racing Shell Pennzoil team. Still, Childress isn’t very concerned.
He and I would get along, and he would listen to me. One thing he needs is somebody, when he does do wrong, to discuss how to handle it.
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