Kurt Busch comments on his NASCAR suspension

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Below is a statement from NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kurt Busch regarding his one-week suspension from all NASCAR-sanctioned events and the extension of his probation until Dec. 31.

“I accept NASCAR’s decision. I put them in a box, they had to take action and it’s my fault for putting them in this position. I apologize for the comments I made to Bob Pockrass.”

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Kurt Busch goes Ricky Bobby at Talladega; spins out of race with 7 laps left

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“Shake and Bake?”…”If you’re not first, you’re last.”  NASCAR racer Kurt Busch brought the sport’s greatest movie spoof to life. Sort of.

His Phoenix Racing team didn’t have a sponsor for this weekend’s Sprint Cup race at the Talladega Superspeedway, the Aaron’s 499, so Kurt Busch’s girlfriend Patricia Driscoll, came up with an idea while watching the Will Ferrell comedy “Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby.”

And the awesome paint scheme is all for a good cause. See the pics after the jump. From Sporting News:

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