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NASCAR hopes new rule will decrease fighting on pit road

NASCAR reminded teams of new rules for 2015 before Sunday’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. After the race, all drivers will have to stop on pit road, rather than head directly back to the garage, as NASCAR collects the tapered spacer from each car. Each team may only send out two crew members onto pit road to aid the driver and the removal of the spacer...
Via Sports-Glory
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: NASCAR Makes Adjustments to Rules Following Kurt Busch Suspension

On Wednesday, NASCAR issued a series of technical bulletins to teams in regards to some rule changes, with one of those standing out.  “Section 2.11 Required Notice.” “Any NASCAR Member charged with any violation of the law (misdemeanor and/or felony) shall notify NASCAR … prior to the next scheduled Event or within 72 hours of being so charged, whichever is earlier.”...
Via On Pit Road
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Stewart-Haas Racing Announces Driver for Atlanta

While the fate of Kurt Busch for 2015 is still up in the air following his indefinite suspension, we do know one thing about the No. 41 Chevrolet. Regan Smith, who had a solid 16th place finish in Sunday’s Daytona 500, will again drive the No. 41 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet at Atlanta Motor Speedway. SHR also said in the news release that a driver to replace Busch for the following...
Via Total Sports Blog
5 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR: Kurt Busch Loses Final Appeal, Will Be Out Indefinitely

Daytona Beach, Fla- On Friday, NASCAR announced they have suspended Sprint Cup Series driver Kurt Busch “indefinitely” after documents were released by a Delaware judge on why he issued a protective order for Busch’s ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll against the 2004 series champion. NASCAR, allowed Busch to appeal the suspension on Saturday morning as Busch’s case … Continue...
Via Race Review Online
7 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR: What Now for Stewart-Haas Racing?

Kurt Busch has been suspended indefinitely from NASCAR competition after a Delaware court ruled against the 2004 Cup champion in a domestic violence case. With the field for this Sunday’s Daytona 500 already set, the Stewart-Haas Racing team has enlisted Regan Smith to replace Busch in the #41 car for  the Great American Race. Plans for the rest of the season, however, have not...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Statement from Rusty Hardin – Attorney for Kurt Busch

Statement from Rusty Hardin, Kurt Busch attorney: We are extremely disappointed that NASCAR has suspended Kurt Busch and we plan an immediate appeal. We assure everyone, including NASCAR, that this action against Mr. Busch will turn out to be a travesty of justice, apparent to all, as this story continues to unfold. We are confident that if the Commissioner agrees to hear newly available...
Via On Pit Road
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Busch suspended after court decides he likely strangled ex

Kurt Busch has been suspended indefinitely by NASCAR after a Delaware family court commissioner ruled that the driver likely strangled ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll. Commissioner David Jones wrote in a ruling that it was more likely than not that Busch manually strangled Driscoll and slammed her head into a motorhome during a September incident that has...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Kurt Busch’s Lawyer Files Motion to Reopen Protective Order Hearing

On Thursday, Kurt Busch’s lawyers filed a motion in Kent Co. (Del.) Family Court on Thursday to reopen the protective order hearing with Patricia Driscoll based on new evidence. They have also asked the Delaware Attorney General’s office to open an investigation of Driscoll for witness tampering. The full statement from Rusty Hardin, Kurt Busch’s attorney in full: “Today...
Via On Pit Road
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Major Kurt Busch News Out As He Has

been ordered by a judge to stay 100 yards away from Driscoll’s home and workplace, must maintain a “practicable” distance and not attempt to contact Driscoll at NASCAR events which is good until Feb. 16, 2016. Busch will also have to be evaluated for mental health problems in regard to anger control and impulse control, and it may be unlawful for Busch to purchase or possess...
Via The Pit Stop
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Kurt Busch says ex is a trained assassin: 'I saw it firsthand'

Someday, the Kurt Busch story is going to be one of the greatest movies of all time. While there’s nothing funny about the domestic abuse allegations the NASCAR driver faces, the story took a bizarre turn of events with Busch’s testimony Tuesday. The driver is accused of smashing his ex-girlfriend’s head against a wall. During his testimony Tuesday, Busch said Patricia Driscoll...
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

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