Kyle Busch Speeding
May 25, 2011 by staff
Kyle Busch Speeding, NASCAR driver Kyle Busch apologized “for my lack of opinion” after being summoned on Tuesday afternoon by careless and reckless driving near his home in Mooresville, North Carolina
Police in Iredell County, said Busch was recorded at 128 km / h in a 45 mph zone while driving a yellow 2012 Lexus LFA.
Busch was third in the Sprint Cup standings with two wins this season, said in a statement that “I was test driving a sports car again, and I got carried away. I went beyond the speed that should have gone on public roads.
“I apologize to the audience, my fans, sponsors and race teams for my folly. I take responsibility for my actions and I can assure you that something will not happen again. I thank the Department of Iredell County Sheriff and all the application of the law for the hard work they do every day to protect the public and enforce laws fairly and equitably. ”
In April 2006, Busch, 26, was issued a citation for reckless driving in Richmond, Virginia, after his tires squeal in the parking lot of fast food. He pleaded guilty to improper driving and was fined and 150 plus court costs in traffic court. The Charlotte Observer also reported that Busch was cited for going 55 mph in a 35 mph zone in Iredell County in 2008.
The Statesville (North Carolina) Landmark Register and on its website that Busch said, “This is just a toy” when asked by the Office of the Iredell County Sheriff Sgt. Chris Stone why he was driving so fast. Busch said Stone was “not arrogant or anything.” Capt. Darren Campbell told the landmark recording that is standard procedure to issue a summons instead of arrest of the driver and requires a bond to be posted for the release from custody.
JGR a spokesman said the team was aware of the incident and gathering additional information but would not comment further. Busch reportedly could lose his temporary license for the incident, but NASCAR does not require a driver’s license to race in their events.
“This is an issue that Kyle will have to deal with the authorities in Iredell County,” said NASCAR spokesman Kerry Tharp. “Based on what we know now, does not affect his status as NASCAR driver. We?’Ll Have further comment at this time.”
Last month, NASCAR placed Busch on probation on June 15 after being involved with Kevin Harvick in a post-race altercation on pit road at Darlington Raceway.
Violation of the rules: Ron Hornaday fell from third to fifth in the standings Camping World Truck Series after being docked 25 points for unauthorized transmission ratio back for Friday’s race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Kevin Harvick Inc. crew chief Jeff Hensley was also fined 10,000. In a statement, the team said that one of its suppliers of parts was to blame for rape.
“This is an unfortunate situation, but KHI respects the decision of NASCAR,” said KHI co-owner of Kevin Harvick in a statement. “We get the gears of an external provider that we trust and hope that is required in accordance with the rules of NASCAR. It was not a willful violation of G-Force South, and are working to prevent any future incident.”
Crew member suspended: Gary Frost, a mechanic with the No. 31 team of Jeff Burton in the Sprint Cup, was suspended indefinitely by NASCAR for violating its substance abuse policy. In a statement, Richard Childress Racing said Frost had been dismissed.
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