Well, that’s a strange omen. At just 17 laps into the unofficial start of the newly renamed Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season, the first caution of the year was an ugly wreck by, oddly, the Monster Energy-sponsored race car of Kurt Busch.
Kurt Busch had a surprise in final practice before this weekend’s Clash at Daytona International Speedway. One of his windows popped right out on pit lane.
The bizarre saga of NASCAR driver Kurt Busch and Patricia Driscoll has become even more perplexing.
We had one “Big One” already at today’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Talladega. Now we’ve had a much, much ‘Bigger One” that took out half the remaining field. 17 cars ended up damaged after this huge wreck.
In a surprising move this week, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series powerhouse Stewart-Haas Racing announced that they were moving from campaigning Chevrolets to Fords for 2017. Naturally, some NASCAR fans are coping with this news better than others.
In March, NASCAR driver Kurt Busch’s legal team asked a family court judge in Delaware to review the protective order granted against Busch to ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll. Today, Judge William Walls issued his decision to uphold that protective order, which will remain in effect until Feb. 16, 2016.
The Kurt Busch-Patricia Driscoll domestic violence allegations ended on a messy note. There wasn’t enough evidence to press criminal charges against ex-boyfriend Busch, but there was enough to assign Driscoll a protective order. Now, garbage people are using Busch’s latest NASCAR win as a reason to taunt Driscoll.
Some of the commentators covering Kurt Busch’s phenomenal driving as of late have uncomfortably tried to frame it as a Cinderella-style comeback. Mike Joy cranked that awkwardness up to 11 today, declaring Busch’s Sprint Cup Toyota Owners 400 win as going “from suspension to redemption.”
ESPN NASCAR reporter Bob Pockrass noticed something missing from above the door of embattled Sprint Cup racer Kurt Busch's race car today: his nickname "Outlaw." In its place, is a discreet signature from the racer.
According to Associated Press reporter Jenna Fryer, Kurt Busch has been reinstated by NASCAR and will be eligible to participate in the Chase for the Sprint Cup. The fact that no criminal charges were pressed over the domestic assault allegations against Busch was a key factor in NASCAR's decision.
According to Associated Press motorsports reporter Jenna Fryer, the Delaware Department of Justice has announced today that they will not be pressing criminal charges against NASCAR driver Kurt Busch over allegations that Busch strangled and smashed ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll's head against a wall.
NBC Sports reports this morning that Kurt Busch has signed NASCAR's terms and conditions for the series' consideration of his reinstatement as a driver following his indefinite suspension. The suspension still holds in the meantime, however, there is the possibility that Busch will return to the grid.
A suspension wasn't the only thing spawned by the Kurt Busch protective order ruling last week. Pit stall vandalism, regrettable tweets and even an IndyCar statement have been among the fallout from NASCAR's decision to suspend Kurt Busch indefinitely. Here's a rundown of everything you may have missed.
A Delaware court today concluded that embattled NASCAR driver Kurt Busch "more likely than not" strangled his ex-girlfriend and smashed her head against a wall last year. The driver has also been suspended indefinitely from racing.
A Delaware judge granted Patricia Driscoll a protective order against ex-boyfriend and NASCAR driver Kurt Busch today. The outcome of a criminal domestic abuse investigation carried out by the police has yet to be released, but the judge's ruling comes two days before Busch is set to participate in the races leading…
As we all know, any judgement against Kurt Busch regarding his domestic assault allegations will invoke the iron-fisted wrath of NASCAR, who certainly doesn't want to appear as if they condone that sort of thing. Luckily for Stewart-Haas Racing fans, they have a plan for if Kurt can't race.
Perjury allegations! "Trained killers!" Sorry, kids, the roller coaster of crazy that is the Kurt Busch ex-girlfriend domestic assault protective order hearing is about to end, but thankfully, the closing arguments still delivered our regularly scheduled dose of nuts.
Back in November, Kurt Busch's ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll accused him of smashing her head into a motorhome wall three times, and filed for a protection order. The first two days of a hearing regarding the order were held in Kent County (Del.) Family Court in December. According to ESPN, Driscoll testified that…