Travis Kvapil returned to work Thursday at Charlotte Motor Speedway following what he called "a domestic situation" involving his wife in the couple's Mooresville, N.C., home on Tuesday night.
Kvapil, who drives the No 93 BK Racing Toyota in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, was charged with assault on a female and false imprisonment. He was released Wednesday morning and has a court date scheduled for Nov. 19 - two days after the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
"I deeply regret what has happened, however, we feel it is a family, personal matter and ask for respect and privacy as we try to work this out as a family," Kvapil told FOXSports.com. "I'm embarrassed. I'm ashamed of what happened. I certainly recognize the negativity this situation has brought on and I apologize to NASCAR, my team, supporters of my team and anyone who was impacted by the incident Tuesday night."
On Thursday morning, team owner Ron Devine told FOXSports.com that "after discussions with NASCAR and ...