NASCAR Fines Kyle Busch for Poor Behavior

By: Kim Allen Email
By: Kim Allen Email

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- NASCAR has fined Kurt Busch $50,000
for poor behavior during the Sprint Cup finale last weekend at
Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Busch was penalized Friday for both making an obscene gesture in his car and being verbally abusive toward a reporter. Busch had a transmission problem early in Sunday's race.

As he and his Penske Racing Dodge headed to the garage, his in-car camera caught him making an obscene gesture. While his team made repairs, Busch waited to be interviewed by an ESPN reporter, and a fan videotaped Busch being verbally abusive while waiting to go live.

That video was posted on YouTube, and both Penske officials and
Busch have apologized for his behavior.


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  • by Kelly Location: Illinois on Nov 28, 2011 at 08:38 AM
    Your headline says Kyle, but the article is about Kurt.
  • by Andrea Location: California on Nov 27, 2011 at 04:13 PM
    Frankly, I'm sick and tired of the ongoing problems and disgusting behavior of both Bush brothers. They are a disgrace, and not worthy of the honor of being in Nascar. These 2 jerks(other descriptions, of your choice. better fitting of these 2)certainly, by far,don't deserve the honor. Nascar doesn't need them, and they can be replaced.
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