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Kurt Busch Agrees to NASCAR Reinstatement Process

Kurt Busch has begun NASCAR’s process for reinstatement after being indefinitely suspended by the sanctioning body just days before the Daytona 500.

According to a report from NBC Sports, Busch signed the agreement to NASCAR’s terms at the end of last week. NASCAR Integrated Marketing Communications vice president David Higdon said there was no timetable set for Busch’s reinstatement.

“The outside experts, one of the things they had advised us from the beginning was no matter what actions we take … that it was very, very important for us to provide a road back,’’ said Higdon, who did not reveal the specific terms Busch must meet. “For those who are experts in this field, specifically in domestic violence, that is critical. We did follow that advice. We’re pleased that he has indicated he will begin the program that we have laid out for him.’’

Higdon explained several outside sources were also consulted in the reinstatement process.

“There’s a team in place here, several members of our executive team who work on what we think our expectations are, and then we go outside to experts in the particular area,’’ he said. “ We get recommendations on people who should be assigned to work with us on it. Then we provide that information to the driver and hope and expect that they will abide by those rules.’’

Monday morning, Joe Custer, executive vice president of Stewart-Haas Racing issued a statement supporting Busch in the reinstatement process.

“We understand Kurt Busch has begun the process for reinstatement as a NASCAR member,” Custer said. “NASCAR has laid out its expectations for Kurt, and while there is no timetable to meet those expectations, Kurt’s willingness to embrace the conditions set forth by NASCAR is a positive step that we support.”

Busch was suspended in the aftermath of findings released by a Delaware Family Court Commissioner that indicated abuse had occurred, causing ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll to file for an order of protection. Both appeals submitted by the 2004 champion were denied by NASCAR.

XFINITY Series driver Regan Smith piloted the No. 41 Chevrolet in Busch’s absence at Daytona and Atlanta  and will once again run at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Future races will be announced by the organization on a week by week basis.

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russ

Yep, bills got to be paid. Time to, once again, say all the right things until this blows over.

Zero Headroom

NASCAR has finally iced the cake as to how self-serving and shallow it is by punishing one of its drivers based on nothing more than opinion and innuendo.
The judge in this case demonstrated a bigoted opinion and showed nothing even remotely close to impartiality.
I thought the days of women being handed a decision solely based on the fact that they were female and, therefore, were the de-facto victim regardless of what the facts were which makes the male to be totally at fault regardless of the facts in the case, had been shown to be sexist and were a thing of the past (by decades). I think the judge should be reprimanded and the Kurt should sue NASCAR for placing him in double-jeopardy and defamation of character.

SS

Details of the agreement include but not limited to:
Pay Jim
Pay John a little more
Pay Robin even more
Sell a kidney on ebay to pay Mike
Hock everything you currently own or can borrow to pay Brian

Oh yea, and see a carny soothsayrer for a half hour and bring us the receipt.

NaziCar strikes again!!!

Quote from Brian France… “Hey Guys, look at the yacht Kurt just bought me!!!”

Tom B

Kurt and girlfriend Pam were split up. Kurt was sitting in his motor home alone. Pam and son entered Kurt’s home. Pam started to verbally abuse Kurt. Kurt put a stop to the abuse he was subjected to. Let’s here what the son has to say. He is an eye witness. Kids usually don’t lie when asked the appropriate questions by a non biased judge. I thought domestic violence can only happen with a spouse or live in companion, not someone coming into your home and abusing you. Shame on NASCAR for ignoring the facts and cowerling to PC.

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