NASCAR Fines Kyle Busch, Placed On Probation For Rest Of Year

Kyle Busch has been cleared by NASCAR to race at Phoenix. The sanctioning body has fined Busch $50,000, placing him on NASCAR probation until Dec. 31 for his actions during the Nov. 4 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Texas Motor Speedway. However, the restrictions end there; he is eligible for both the Nationwide and Cup Series events occurring this weekend.

In announcing their ruling, NASCAR highlighted Section 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car racing) of the 2011 NASCAR Rule Book for how Busch broke the law. In issuing Monday’s penalty, the release did say, “If during the remaining NASCAR events in 2011 there is another action by the competitor that is deemed by NASCAR officials as detrimental to stock car racing or to NASCAR, or is disruptive to the orderly conduct of an event, the competitor will be suspended indefinitely from NASCAR.”

“Busch had been suspended since Friday night’s Truck race, where he intentionally wrecked title contender Ron Hornaday under caution.”:https://frontstretch.com/breakingnews/36268/ Monday, that suspension was officially lifted as part of the release announcing the fine.

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