Tuesday June 12th, 2012

Despite a spat of off-track and on-track incidents from Kurt Busch, Phoenix Racing will retain the driver according to tweets from ESPN's Marty Smith, quoting Phoenix Racing's owner James Finch.

https://twitter.com/MartySmithESPN/status/212600632488636417

https://twitter.com/MartySmithESPN/status/212601221612183553

https://twitter.com/MartySmithESPN/status/212601375094358016

https://twitter.com/MartySmithESPN/status/212601454505107456 Busch had been in hot water recently after verbally abusing a reporter at Dover two weeks ago. In response, NASCAR suspended the driver for this past weekend's race at Pocono, and also extended his probation through the end of the year. Busch originally received probation after clashing with a fellow driver earlier in the season.

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