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NOTE: THIS AN UPDATE OF SATURDAY MORNING’S STORY, FOUND HERE
On Friday night, intentional retaliation by Kyle Busch destroyed another driver’s championship chances in the Camping World Truck Series.
By Saturday morning, that incident had ruined any hope of achieving his own title in Sprint Cup. NASCAR President Mike Helton has suspended Busch from the rest of the weekend’s on-track activities in Texas, effective immediately by utilizing Section 9-12 of the Rule Book – giving NASCAR officials authority to act during a race weekend during a period of exceptional circumstances. Helton believed that in this case, the blatant spinout of a driver in championship contention, at 150 miles an hour warranted the action considering Busch was already on probation until December 31st.
“The circumstances that we saw last night on the racetrack, we didn’t take lightly what we saw,” Helton explained. “We didn’t take lightly the necessity or the responsibility for us to react to it. We take th...
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Following NASCAR's action of parking Kyle Busch for the remainder of the weekend after Busch intentionally wrecked Ron Hornaday Jr. in Friday's Camping World Truck Series race, Busch on Saturday issued the following statement.
I've had a lot of time today to sit and reflect, and try to put my thoughts into words as best I can.
I want to sincerely apologize...
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Kyle Busch finally went too far for NASCAR, even in the era of "Boys, have at it."
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- Championship contender Ron Hornaday Jr. was knocked out of the NASCAR Truck Series race Friday night when Kyle Busch retaliated by pushing the four-time champion into the wall.
It's time for Busch to take a long look in the mirror
Championship contender Ron Hornaday Jr. was knocked out of the NASCAR Truck Series race Friday night when Kyle Busch retaliated by pushing the four-time champion into the wall.
The following is a letter of apology written by Kyle Busch on Saturday after NASCAR banned him from the Sprint Cup and Nationwide races at Texas for deliberately wrecking championship contender Ron Hornaday Jr. during the Camping World Truck Series race on Friday night:
FORT WORTH, Texas -- Kyle Busch wrecked Ron Hornaday in retaliation on lap 14 of the Camping World Truck Series race last night at Texas Motor Speedway.
Kevin Harvick later tweeted: Great night for...
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Kevin Harvick led a race-high 61 laps en route to the win in the WinStar World Casino 350K NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Texas Motor Speedway on Friday night and clinched an owner’s title for the No. 2 truck that he owns and drove to the race win.
“We’ve had a lot of momentum in the No. 2 truck,” Harvick said in victory lane.
But the bigger story...