Kurt Busch stands by testimony that ex-girlfriend is trained assassin

Tuesday January 27th, 2015

NASCAR driver Kurt Busch is standing by his testimony that his ex-girlfriend, Patricia Driscoll, is a trained assassin, according to Scott Fowler of The Charlotte Observer

Busch testified during a four-day hearing earlier this month regarding Driscoll's request for a no-contact order. Driscoll has accused Busch of slamming her head three times against a bedroom wall of his motorhome at Dover International Speedway on Sept. 26. Busch and his legal team have denied the allegations.

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Busch said Driscoll told him she was a "mercenary who killed people for a living," and had shown him pictures of bodies with gunshot wounds.

"I swore under oath to tell the truth," Busch said Tuesday.

Driscoll told the Associated Press that Busch's assertion ''ludicrous,'' saying he took it ''straight from a fictional movie script'' that she has been working on for eight years and that he has proofread.

Driscoll, 37, is president of the Armed Forces Foundation, a non-profit that supports active and retired members from all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces. She also works for Frontline Defense Systems, a surveillance system company based in Washington, D.C.

- Molly Geary and Mike Fiammetta 

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