Kurt Busch statement 2005-08-10

KURT BUSCH STATEMENT "I met with Jack Roush personally Tuesday morning to let him know that I am committed to Rousch Racing and the ...

KURT BUSCH STATEMENT

"I met with Jack Roush personally Tuesday morning to let him know that I am committed to Rousch Racing and the #97 team as we attempt to defend our Nextel Cup Championship this season and through the remainder of my contract, but that I have signed a multi-year agreement to drive the Penske Racing South #2 car beginning in 2007.

We did briefly address, solely as a matter of timing, the possibility of a release from my 2006 contract with Roush Racing, but that is Jack's decision. There are a lot of factors involved in a release and no immediate decision was made. All of this, however, is in the future.

For as long as I am in the #97 car, my total focus and commitment will be to Roush Racing, its sponsors and on our collective goal to win another Nextel Cup Championship. I look forward to success this weekend at Watkins Glen and hopefully solidifying our position in the 2005 Chase for the Cup."


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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Kurt Busch , Jack Roush
Teams Team Penske