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Feb 21
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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 exhaust every procedural and legal remedy we have available to us until Kurt Busch is vindicated," Busch attorney Rusty Hardin said in a statement late Saturday night. “Along the way we intend to continue to call attention to the facts and witnesses that will shed light on Ms. Driscoll's true character, motivations and history.” NASCAR in a statement said upon hearing tonight’s testimony, Bryan Moss, the National Motorsports Final Appeals Officer, made the following decisions: • ... FULL STORY »

Kurt Busch’s suspension means opportunity for Regan Smith

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 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 ... FULL STORY »

Kurt Busch’s appeal of indefinite suspension is denied

2015 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images 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 ... FULL STORY »

National Motorsports Appeals Panel Upholds Kurt Busch’s Indefinite Suspension

NASCAR Logo (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 ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR suspends driver Kurt Busch after domestic abuse finding

2015 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images 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 ... FULL STORY »

Stewart-Haas Racing Names Regan Smith Interim Driver for No. 41 Team in Daytona 500

Stewart-Haas Racing Logo 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 ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR Executive V.P. Steve O’Donnell on Kurt Busch Suspension

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 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 ... 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 »
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Jeff Gordon speaks to the media during the 2015 NASCAR Media Day at Daytona International Speedway on February 12, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images
Jeff Gordon Not Going Quietly
Posted 02.14.15
Jeff Gordon likely is in total agreement with the poet Dylan Thomas who wrote, “Do not go gentle into that good night.” From the look of it, Gordon has no intention of making a quiet exit in his final season of full-time racing. With a lap at 196.764 mph, the driver ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2015 NASCAR Sprint Unlimited First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 02.13.15
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) teams eligible for the 2015 Sprint Unlimited, were on-track at the superspeedway of Daytona International Speedway Friday evening for the first time of the season. And, at the top of the speed chart with a lap speed of 200.749 mph, it was Kurt Busch posting ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Kurt Busch speaks to the media during the 2015 NASCAR Media Day at Daytona International Speedway on February 12, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2015 NASCAR Daytona Media Day Q&A with Kurt Busch
Posted 02.12.15
KURT BUSCH, NO. 41 HAAS AUTOMATION CHEVROLET SS, met with member of the media at Media Day at Daytona International Speedway. Q. Of 43 people, how many of those actually have a chance to win the race? KURT BUSCH:  The Daytona 500?  43.  It's a roulette wheel, it really is.  Daytona, Talladega, it's ...FULL STORY »
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After Rollercoaster 2014 Season, Stewart Haas Racing Looking Forward
Posted 01.27.15
There wasn’t much room to spare as NASCAR’s most captivating team, Stewart-Haas Racing, made its way to the stage during the second day of the 33rd annual Charlotte Motor Speedway Media Tour presented by Technocom. More than 200 credentialed print, radio and television media piled into the press conference room at ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Kevin Harvick poses for a portrait with his wife DeLana during the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards at Wynn Las Vegas on December 5, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Reigning champion Kevin Harvick feels no pressure as 2015 season approaches
Posted 01.27.15
CHARLOTTE, N.C.— Kevin Harvick acknowledged Tuesday that he approaches the defense of his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship with a wide range of feelings, but intense pressure is not one of them. He enjoyed the thrill of winning the title by winning the final two races, when no other results ...FULL STORY »
Kurt Busch with ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images)
Kurt Busch’s Ex Girlfriend Testifies For No-Contact Order
Posted 12.16.14
Kurt Busch’s ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll broke down while testifying Tuesday about an alleged physical alteration by the Stewart-Haas Racing driver during a hearing on her request for a no-contact order, according to a story filed by the Associated Press. In Delaware Family Court in Dover, the Associated Press reported that she ...FULL STORY »


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