Ok, so maybe he went a bit too far.
Kyle Busch has issued a clarification on comments he made following Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup race. Busch was incensed with driver Ryan Newman following the race and, when asked about Newman's role in an incident with Kyle's older brother Kurt, words like "idiot" and "ogre" followed.
"I mean Ryan Newman's the biggest stupid idiot out here, and he's a big ogre and can do whatever he wants because he can probably kick anybody's butt," he said. "So no sense in getting in a fight with him, but glad he's out of a job."
It was the final remark that has led to an apology from the Joe Gibbs Racing driver.
First, through his Twitter account, he clarified what angered him to start with in the race.
"I want to clarify that I was answering what I felt was two separate questions asked to me at the same time in an interview following the race in Loudon," he wrote. "The first was about how fast Kurt was and the second was how I felt about Ryan Newman blami...