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Kyle Busch Injured, Will Miss Daytona 500

Kyle Busch on track during Daytona 500 practice. (HHP/Harold Hinson Photo)

A celebration of Jeff Gordon’s glorious career as the three-time Daytona 500 winner starts on the pole for Sunday’s 57th Daytona 500 has been overshadowed by developing stories involving the Busch brothers.

Panel Denies Kurt Busch’s Appeal

Kurt Busch's appeal was denied by the National Motorsports Appeals Panel on Saturday. (HHP/Andrew Coppley photo)

The National Motorsports Appeals Panel denied NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kurt Busch’s appeal on Saturday afternoon to lift his indefinite suspension, stemming from a domestic assault case involving ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll.

Kurt Busch Appeals NASCAR Suspension

Kurt Busch, pictured during Daytona 500 practice, was suspended indefinitely by NASCAR on Friday. He appealed the suspension on Saturday, (NASCAR photo)

The day before the Daytona 500 is usually filled with a buzz of anticipation regarding NASCAR’s biggest race of the year. Instead, the day before this year’s 57th Daytona 500 is overshadowed by the indefinite suspension of 2004 Sprint Cup champion Kurt Busch because of domestic violence against his ex- girlfriend Patricia Driscoll inside his motorhome at Dover (Del.) Int’l Speedway last September.

PHOTOS: Budweiser Duel

Jeb Burton (26), Alex Bowman (7) and Sam Hornish Jr. (9) were all involved in a crash during the second Budweiser Duel Thursday at Daytona Int'l Speedway. (HHP/Andrew Coppley Photo)

Check out photos from Thursday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Budweiser Duel held at Daytona Int’l Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla.

VIDEO: Final Laps, Budweiser Duel No. 1

VIDEO: Final Laps, Budweiser Duel No. 1

Watch video of the final lap from Thursday’s first Budweiser Duel qualifying race at Daytona Int’l Speedway, where Dale Earnhardt Jr. fended off Jeff Gordon and Joey Logano to win.

Smith Will Replace Busch In Daytona 500

Regan Smith has been named the driver of the No. 41 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet for Sunday's Daytona 500. (NASCAR Photo)

Stewart-Haas Racing has named Regan Smith the interim driver of the No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS for the 57th Daytona 500 Sunday at Daytona Int’l Speedway.

NASCAR Indefinitely Suspends Kurt Busch

Reports have indicated that NASCAR has suspended former Sprint Cup champion Kurt Busch indefinitely as a result of domestic abuse allegations from his former girlfriend Patricia Driscoll. (HHP/Alan Marler Photo)

The domestic violence case against NASCAR driver Kurt Busch and Monday’s ruling in Kent County, Delaware Court has led NASCAR officials to suspend Busch indefinitely beginning with Sunday’s 57th Daytona 500.

Kyle Busch Ready For Daytona Breakthrough

Kyle Busch has had a fantastic career, but he has never won the Daytona 500. (HHP/David Tulis Photo)

Kyle Busch has always had the ability to win lots of races no matter what the series. With his amazing record in NASCAR Sprint Cup, XFINITY and Camping World Truck Series, Busch has amassed a total of 141 NASCAR wins.

2016 NASCAR Hall Of Fame Nominees Set

(From left) Alan Kulwicki, Hershel McGriff, Ray Evernham and Mark Martin are four of the five new NASCAR Hall of Fame nominees. (NASCAR Photos)

The list of nominees for possible induction into the NASCAR Hall of Fame in 2016 have been revealed.

Earnhardt Fastest In Quiet Cup Practices

Dale Earnhardt Jr. posted the fastest time during a pair of Daytona 500 practice sessions Friday. Only 14 drivers practiced during the two sessions. (NASCAR Photo)

Practice? Who needs practice? That was the mindset in the Daytona Int’l Speedway NASCAR Sprint Cup Series garage area as many teams decided not to go out on the track during Friday’s two practice sessions.


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