NSCS: Kyle Busch Docked 50k, Probation For Rest Of Year

November 7, 2011 No Comments

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Kyle Busch has been docked $50,000 and placed on probation by NASCAR until Dec. 31 for his actions last Friday night during the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Texas Motor Speedway.

NASCAR also stated that Kyle Busch, will be suspended indefinitely from NASCAR if he is involved in any acts detrimental to stock car racing or NASCAR.

Having said that, Kyle Busch will be back on the track at Phoenix International Raceway this weekend, with hopes of finishing the season strong.

Official Press Release:

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 7, 2011) – NASCAR has fined Kyle Busch $50,000 and placed him on NASCAR probation until Dec. 31 for his actions during the Nov. 4 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Texas Motor Speedway.

Kyle Busch violated Section 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car racing) of the 2011 NASCAR Rule Book. NASCAR took immediate action, parking Busch for the remainder of Friday night’s event and maintaining the parked position for the NASCAR Nationwide and NASCAR Sprint Cup Series events scheduled for Saturday and Sunday at Texas Motor Speedway. On Monday, the parking directive was lifted by NASCAR.

In issuing Monday’s penalty, NASCAR went on to say that “if during the remaining NASCAR events in 2011 there is another action by the competitor that is deemed by NASCAR officials as detrimental to stock car racing or to NASCAR, or is disruptive to the orderly conduct of an event, the competitor will be suspended indefinitely from NASCAR.”

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