Could Kurt Busch race in IndyCar season finale?

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The weekend of Oct. 19-20 could be a big one for Sprint Cup driver Kurt Busch.

MotorRacingNetwork.com’s Dustin Long reports that “The Outlaw” has given himself a “good possibility” of suiting up for the IZOD IndyCar Series’ season finale – the MAVTV 500 – on Saturday, Oct. 19 at Auto Club Speedway.

The next afternoon – Sunday, Oct. 20 – the Cup series goes racing at Talladega Superspeedway.

“We’re working on it,” Busch said yesterday according to Long during a Cup test session at Watkins Glen International. “We just have to keep our fingers crossed.”

On May 9, Busch tested for Andretti Autosport at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and this past weekend at the Brickyard 400, he reiterated his interest in running at next year’s Indianapolis 500.

However, he also said after the Andretti test that he’d prefer to do an IndyCar oval race before taking on the ‘500’ and that feeling hasn’t changed, either.

Sponsorship will be the key to getting Busch in an IndyCar at ACS, and Long reports that Busch said he’d feel “blind” at Indy in 2014 without first getting his feet wet at Fontana.