Fox News is reporting that NASCAR driver Kurt Busch is being investigated for domestic assault in Delaware. Dover police have confirmed the incident under investigation took place with his ex-girlfriend in his motor home at Dover International Speedway in September. Busch denies the allegations. NASCAR is not commenting at this time. Just as the NFL is putting such ugly incidents behind it, now NASCAR seems to be in for its turn.
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Busch has a history of violence and verbal outbursts, having been fined and punished repeatedly by NASCAR. It’s appropriate that Busch drives for Stewart-Haas Racing, as Tony Stewart has had his own tragic off NASCAR track issues this season. It’s also fitting after last week’s post-race pit-road brawl in Texas that violence is once again in the NASCAR headlines.