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Kurt Busch’s double bid by the numbers

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Kurt Busch on Sunday attempted to become just the second driver to complete both the Indianapolis 500 and Coca-Cola 600 auto races in a single day. Some of the numbers:

Indianapolis 500: 500 miles, 200 laps on 2.5-mile oval. Busch started 12th.

Coca-Cola 600: 600 miles, 400 laps on 1.5-mile oval. Busch qualified to start 28th.

Indianapolis 500: No. 26 car, Andretti Autosport, Honda engine

Coca-Cola 600: No. 41 car, Stewart-Haas Racing, Chevrolet engine

Indianapolis 500 average speed (2013): 187.433 mph

Coca-Cola 600 average speed (2013): 130.521 mph

Busch’s estimated hours in the car Sunday: As many as 8 hours

Miles on the track: 1,100

Miles in the air: 530 miles between Indiana and North Carolina

Double Dip: Busch is the fourth driver to attempt The Double. He joins John Andretti (1994), Robby Gordon (1997, 2000, 2002-04) and Tony Stewart (1999, 2001). Stewart finished sixth at Indy and third at Charlotte in 2001, become the first driver to complete all 1,100 miles.

Kurt Busch’s double bid by the numbers

KDWN

Kurt Busch on Sunday attempted to become just the second driver to complete both the Indianapolis 500 and Coca-Cola 600 auto races in a single day. Some of the numbers:

Indianapolis 500: 500 miles, 200 laps on 2.5-mile oval. Busch started 12th.

Coca-Cola 600: 600 miles, 400 laps on 1.5-mile oval. Busch qualified to start 28th.

Indianapolis 500: No. 26 car, Andretti Autosport, Honda engine

Coca-Cola 600: No. 41 car, Stewart-Haas Racing, Chevrolet engine

Indianapolis 500 average speed (2013): 187.433 mph

Coca-Cola 600 average speed (2013): 130.521 mph

Busch’s estimated hours in the car Sunday: As many as 8 hours

Miles on the track: 1,100

Miles in the air: 530 miles between Indiana and North Carolina

Double Dip: Busch is the fourth driver to attempt The Double. He joins John Andretti (1994), Robby Gordon (1997, 2000, 2002-04) and Tony Stewart (1999, 2001). Stewart finished sixth at Indy and third at Charlotte in 2001, become the first driver to complete all 1,100 miles.