NASCAR Lifts Kurt Busch Suspension, Outlines On-Going Requirements

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 11, 2015) — NASCAR announced today that, effectively immediately, the indefinite suspension of Kurt Busch has been lifted. He is eligible to return to NASCAR racing under indefinite probation subject to additional mandatory requirements that include but are not limited to participation in a treatment program and full compliance with any judicial requirements placed upon him.

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Solid Start to 2015 Season for Leavine Family Racing

CONCORD, N.C. (March 11, 2015) – Leavine Family Racing has secured two team-best finishes in the first three races of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season.  The No. 95 Ford, driven by Michael McDowell, secured a 27th place finish at Atlanta Motor Speedway and a 30th place finish at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, showing progress for the team, which is only in its fifth year of existence.

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News & Notes: Kurt Busch, Brian Vickers and Indycar

Brian Vickers is back. Again. After being forced out of NASCAR racing for the third time with a major medical issue, Vickers has returned to Michael Waltrip Racing after a successful heart surgery. I remember Brian well from his days in the Hooters ProCup Stock Car Series, where I was SPEED’s pit reporter for nine years. We all knew he would make it to Cup. Not only was he talented, but even more importantly, he was well funded. I hope his latest comeback is successful. He was personable, spoke well…

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Kevin Harvick Is Dominant At Vegas

I am going to avoid the words odds, gamble and any other cliché reference that smells of Las Vegas. One of the most painful things in all of NASCAR is listening to the “clever”, cliché, repetitive inane comments made by all the talking heads from the NASCAR on Fox broadcast team. First of all they send Michael Waltrip around Las Vegas with a microphone doing his terrible man on the street interview schtick. Stop it. Then they have this love affair with the “entertainer” known as Carrot Top. Why? He…

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