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NASCAR driver Travis Kvapil arrested on domestic assault charge

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Travis Kvapil is currently 31st in the NASCAR Sprint Cup standings.

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Travis Kvapil (KWAH'-pul) is free on bond following his arrest on charges of assault and false imprisonment.

A statement from the Mooresville Police Department said officers responded to a 911 call from the Kvapil residence on Tuesday. After an investigation, police said they arrested the 37-year-old Kvapil in connection with a domestic dispute between him and his wife. No further details were provided.

Kvapil was released from the Iredell County Jail under a $1,000 unsecured bond after a scheduled court appearance. It's not known if he has an attorney.

Kvapil, who drives for BK Racing, is currently 31st in the NASCAR Sprint Cup standings. No one was available to comment at BK Racing on Wednesday afternoon.

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