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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.

Double dip

• Kurt Busch was the fourth driver to attempt The Double: The others (with their respective finishes and laps completed in parentheses) are:

Tony Stewart*

YEAR INDY 500 COCA-COLA 600

1999 9th 4th

2001 6th 3rd

Robby Gordon

1997 29th (19) 41st (186)

2000 6th 35th#

2002 8th 16th (399)

2003 22nd (169) 17th (277)

2004 DNS^ 20th (397)

John Andretti

1994 10th 36th (220)

Kurt Busch

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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