Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 6/6/12

AVONDALE, AZ - NOVEMBER 14: Kurt Busch driver of the #2 Miller Lite Dodge stands in the garage during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Checker O'Reilly Auto Parts 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on November 14, 2009 in Avondale, Arizona. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images for NASCAR)
Could Kurt Busch's suspension been avoided? Certainly, Busch's 10-day time out -- which was handed down from NASCAR on Monday after his most recent invective toward a media member -- was not based solely on that incident alone. Over the past 10 months, Busch has had several exchanges with reporters and a heated incident with fellow driver Ryan Newman at Darlington Raceway in May. After repeated offenses, NASCAR felt the need to step in. After Darlington, Busch was fined $50,000 and placed on probation until July 25 for driving recklessly on pit road during the Southern 500 and hitting Newman's car on pit road after the race. Under probation, Busch understood that any questionable actions could result in further repercussions from NASCAR. But he just couldn't help himself at Dover. At 33, veteran Jeff Burton believes "it's time for (Busch) to get his act together." "We all have weaknesses and one of his weaknesses is knowing when to shut up," Burton says of his former Roush Fen...
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