NASCAR Driver Kurt Busch -- No Charges, No Problem ... Cleared to Race After Domestic Violence Case
NASCAR's Kurt Busch No Dom. Violence Charges, No Prob Cleared to Race Again
3/11/2015 9:44 AM PT
Kurt Busch will be back on the track this weekend -- 6 days after criminal domestic violence charges were dropped ... NASCAR has reinstated the suspended driver.
Busch toed the line following his suspension -- complying with all of NASCAR's requests, including participating in an anger management program ... according to NASCAR.
As we previously reported, NASCAR took Busch out of his #41 car indefinitely when his ex-GF Patricia Driscoll got a restraining order against him ... based on Busch allegedly attacking her last fall after a race in Dover. Busch is appealing the restraining order.
But since then ... prosecutors decided there wasn't enough evidence to file criminal charges against Busch.
NASCAR says Busch will remain under "indefinite probation."
After the decision, Driscoll released a statement saying, "Even though Kurt remains on indefinite probation under this decision, I’m deeply concerned about the message NASCAR is sending by letting him compete for the championship after he was found by a judge to have committed an act of domestic violence.
She continued, "But I am gratified, at least, that NASCAR’s decision comes with the mandatory condition that he follow through on the treatment he so clearly needs."
Busch has also released a statement on the decision, "The important factor is that what I was accused of was a complete fabrication, and I never wavered through this whole process because of the confidence in the truth."