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Mar 11
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NASCAR Lifts Kurt Busch Suspension, Outlines On-Going Requirements

NASCAR Logo DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 11, 2015) — NASCAR announced today that, effectively immediately, the indefinite suspension of Kurt Busch has been lifted. He is eligible to return to NASCAR racing under indefinite probation subject to additional mandatory requirements that include but are not limited to participation in a treatment program and full compliance with any judicial requirements placed upon him. On Feb. 20, Kurt Busch, driver of the No. 41 car, was found to be in violation of: Section 12.1.a: Actions detrimental to stock car racing Section 12.8: Behavioral Penalty The decision to lift the suspension was made by NASCAR after Kurt Busch: Complied with all requirements in its reinstatement program; Completed the mandatory behavioral assessment sessions; and The behavioral health care expert who conducted the sessions ... FULL STORY »

Delaware Declines To Charge Kurt Busch

2015 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Citing the lack of admissible evidence and the improbability of obtaining a conviction, Delaware Department of Justice announced on Thursday it has declined to proceed with domestic abuse charges against driver Kurt Busch. Busch, however, remains suspended indefinitely from all NASCAR ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR Explains Why Driver Kurt Busch Remains Sidelined

David Higdon, managing director of integrated marketing communications for NASCAR, speaks to the media - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images Despite yesterday’s decision that NASCAR driver Kurt Busch won’t face any criminals charges for an alleged altercation against ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll last September, the Stewart-Haas Racing driver remains indefinitely suspend from competition. NASCAR Vice President of Integrated Marketing Communications David Higdon ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR Statement on the Delaware Department of Justice & Kurt Busch

NASCAR Logo DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 5, 2015) – "NASCAR is aware of the Delaware Department of Justice announcement today regarding driver Kurt Busch. As we disclosed Monday, he has accepted the terms and conditions of a reinstatement program and is actively participating ... FULL STORY »

Kurt Busch will not face charges in domestic abuse case

2015 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch (Haas Automation) - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images DOVER, Del. -- NASCAR driver Kurt Busch will not be charged in the case of alleged domestic abuse brought by his ex-girlfriend. Delaware Attorney General Matt Denn's office declined to file charges stemming from a complaint filed last November by Patricia ... FULL STORY »

Stewart-Haas Racing Names Regan Smith Interim Driver for No. 41 Team at Atlanta

Stewart-Haas Racing Logo KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Feb. 23, 2015) – Stewart-Haas Racing has named Regan Smith interim driver of its No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race weekend Feb. 26-March 1 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Smith will begin driving ... FULL STORY »

Second Appeal Denied For Kurt Busch

2015 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch (Haas Automation) - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images DAYTONA BEACH, Florida – NASCAR driver Kurt Busch’s attempt to overturn his indefinite suspension to Final Appeals Officer, Bryan Moss was denied Saturday night. "We are unhappy with the latest decision to deny our re-appeal, but we will continue to ... FULL STORY »



Regan Smith, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, speaks at a press conference prior to practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 57th Annual Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 21, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. Regan Smith has been named as the replacement driver for Kurt Busch in the #41 for the Daytona 500 on Sunday. Busch was suspended indefinitely by NASCAR after a no-contact order was issued against him for alleged abuse against his ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Kurt Busch’s suspension means opportunity for Regan Smith
Posted 02.21.15
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.— When the green flag flies for the Daytona 500 on Sunday, Regan Smith will be behind the wheel of the No. 41 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet, subbing for suspended driver Kurt Busch. Last-minute relief jobs are nothing new to Smith, who took drove the No. 88 Chevrolet in 2012 ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Kurt Busch’s appeal of indefinite suspension is denied
Posted 02.21.15
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.— The National Motorsports Appeals Panel on Saturday denied Kurt Busch’s appeal of an indefinite suspension imposed by NASCAR on Friday in the aftermath of a finding by the Family Court in the State of Delaware that Busch had likely committed domestic abuse against his former girlfriend, Patricia ...FULL STORY »
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National Motorsports Appeals Panel Upholds Kurt Busch’s Indefinite Suspension
Posted 02.21.15
(Feb. 21, 2015)- The National Motorsports Appeals Panel today heard and considered the appeal of driver Kurt Busch. The penalty concerns Section 12.1.a: Actions detrimental to stock car racing; 12.8: Behavioral penalty. The penalty stems from activities last year involving Kurt Busch that resulted in a decision by the Family Court of the ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
NASCAR suspends driver Kurt Busch after domestic abuse finding
Posted 02.21.15
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.— NASCAR has suspended Sprint Cup Series driver Kurt Busch indefinitely after the release of a supplemental disposition by the Family Court of the State of Delaware delineating the reasons for the court’s decision, announced Monday, to grant an order of protection to Busch’s former girlfriend, Patricia Driscoll. Busch, ...FULL STORY »
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Stewart-Haas Racing Names Regan Smith Interim Driver for No. 41 Team in Daytona 500
Posted 02.20.15
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 20, 2015) – Stewart-Haas Racing has named Regan Smith interim driver of its No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS for the 57th Daytona 500 Sunday at Daytona International Speedway. Smith will be available in the deadline room of Daytona’s media center at 9:45 a.m. EST on Saturday. ...FULL STORY »
Executive Vice President & Chief Racing Development Officer Steve OÂ’Donnell announces the indefinite suspension of Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, at Daytona International Speedway on February 20, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. A Delaware judge issued a no-contact order against Busch after an alleged incident of domestic violence between Busch and his ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll in his motorhome at Dover International Speedway in September 2014. - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
NASCAR Executive V.P. Steve O’Donnell on Kurt Busch Suspension
Posted 02.20.15
DAVID HIGDON: Good evening everyone. Thank you for joining us tonight at Daytona International Speedway. We have with us tonight Mr. Steve O’Donnell, our NASCAR Executive Vice President and Chief Racing Development Officer. STEVE O’DONNELL: Thank you David. As we stated last year, NASCAR fully recognized the serious nature of the ...FULL STORY »
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NASCAR Indefinitely Suspends Driver Kurt Busch
Posted 02.20.15
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 20, 2015) — NASCAR has indefinitely suspended driver Kurt Busch for actions detrimental to stock car racing following the release today of a supplemental disposition setting forth the findings and conclusions that formed the basis for the Family Court of the State of Delaware’s decision on ...FULL STORY »
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NASCAR Clarifies Chase Eligibility
Posted 02.18.15
To be eligible to compete in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, drivers must start each race for which they have qualified, unless the sanctioning body finds reason to waive that requirement. That change, announced in a bulletin on Wednesday morning modifies the language of Rule 17.6.2.1.a, which last year ...FULL STORY »
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NASCAR Statement on Latest Kurt Busch Civil Proceedings Court Order
Posted 02.16.15
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 16, 2015) – “NASCAR has been closely following the civil proceedings in Kent County (Del.) Family Court regarding driver Kurt Busch and therefore is aware of the court order issued today. We now await the full findings of the Commissioner and any actions by the Attorney ...FULL STORY »


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