Busch can't do Double
Posted: May 26, 2014 at 3:17 a.m.
Kurt Busch's attempt at completing "The Double" ended Sunday night after his car blew an engine late in the Coca-Cola 600 in Concord, N.C.
• Kurt Busch was the fourth driver to attempt The Double: The others (with their respective finishes and laps completed in parentheses) are:
YEAR INDY 500 COCA-COLA 600
1999 9th 4th
2001 6th 3rd
1997 29th (19) 41st (186)
2000 6th 35th#
2002 8th 16th (399)
2003 22nd (169) 17th (277)
2004 DNS^ 20th (397)
1994 10th 36th (220)
2014 6th 40th (215)
*Only driver to finish both races.
#Missed the start, took over for replacement driver P.J. Jones.
^Replacement driver Jacques Lazier took over Gordon’s Indy car and finished 29th, dropping out at Lap 88 with mechanical failure.
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