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Stock Car Scoop: Can Atlanta Winner Kurt Busch Make a Deep Playoff Run?

After a Sunday at Atlanta Motor Speedway that featured rain sprinkles, the track literally falling apart and a brotherly battle for the race victory, could Quaker State 400 winner Kurt Busch make a deep playoff run? Frontstretch‘s Adam Cheek and Tom Bowles discuss the elder Busch sibling’s playoff chances, as well as react to the speedway’s upcoming configuration in the wake of Sunday (July 11) afternoon’s race and more.

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About the author

Adam Cheek joined Frontstretch as a contributing writer in January 2019. A 2020 graduate of VCU, he works as a producer and talent for Audacy Richmond's radio stations. In addition to motorsports journalism, Adam also covered and broadcasted numerous VCU athletics for the campus newspaper and radio station during his four years there. He's been a racing fan since the age of three, inheriting the passion from his grandfather, who raced in amateur events up and down the East Coast in the 1950s.

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Echo

He absolutely has the talent, that’s not the question though.

Bill B

I wouldn’t bet on it.

Kathy Marino

Kurt Busch definitely has the talent and experience to beat the pants off all the racers in the playoff. Go Kurt, I know you can do it. A long time fan. Kathy Marino

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