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This will be a big weekend for me at Chicagoland Speedway. In addition to racing my 3M/Post-it Ford Fusion in the Busch Series, I will also be making my NEXTEL Cup debut. If everything goes according to plan meaning we make the race since we don't have any points I'll be racing the No. 06 3M/Post-it Ford Fusion on Sunday as well. Sunday will be my Mom's birthday so it will be pretty cool to make my first Cup start on her birthday. Since the race is close to Wisconsin, my parents, brother and sister-in-law will all be there to watch. I'm looking forward to my first chance to race 700 miles in one weekend! A lot of people have asked me if I am nervous about racing with all of the drivers in the seven NEXTEL Cup races I'll be running this year, but I tell them that I already race with most of them every Saturday. This will be one instance where having all the Cup guys in the Busch races will really benefit me. I've already run about 18 races with them so Sunday shouldn't be too much different. Have a great holiday weekend, and I'll talk to you again next month.