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DAYTONA BEACH, FL - JANUARY 16: Kurt Busch speaks with the media during NASCAR Preseason Thunder Fan Fest at Daytona International Speedway on January 16, 2010 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Rusty Jarrett/Getty Images)
Kurt Busch's luck ran out at Talladega Superspeedway on Sunday -- along with NASCAR's patience. Busch was leading the Good Sam 500 in his final run with Phoenix Racing when he ran out of fuel and got slammed from behind on Lap 99. "I'm out of fuel and I got wrecked," Busch said on the radio. "Why am I out of gas? ... probably because I'm getting side-drafted. ... The car started losing power and I get wrecked on two." According to the team, Busch had five laps of fuel remaining in the tank, but at that point it didn't matter. Busch had already removed his helmet and could not hear the radio relay. As safety workers approached Busch's car to assist him, he couldn't hear the directive from NASCAR via his spotter Steve Barkdoll, "they want you to stop Kurt. They want you to stop." But Busch climbed back in his car and kept going -- much to the ire of NASCAR. Crew chief Nick Harrison radioed to the crew, "Go to the garage guys, go to the garage. Everybody load up. We're done. . . ....
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