What’s Next For Kurt Busch?

  The tribe has spoken. NASCAR has lifted its suspension of Kurt Busch, days after the state of Delaware announced it would not pursue charges against the 2004 champion, who stood accused committing acts of domestic violence against ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll. Though NASCAR, Busch and the racing community are happy to see him emerge from this latest drama, it is not over. It's far from over. Makes me think of the old Rodney Crowell album title "Life Is Messy." There's no r ...

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Why No Outrage With Kurt Busch? Why?

  The question has been posed by ESPN sports personality Stephen A. Smith, why no outrage over Kurt Busch? Smith has his own answer, and he seems to be blind to what just about any other person this side of Mr. Magoo can see. Why should there be outrage over Kurt Busch's encounter with ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll last summer in Dover? Nothing's been proven! At this moment, months removed from the meeting in question, all we really know is two versions of what happened- a case ...

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NASCAR Recap: Daytona Weekend

So is there anything to talk about on the quiet night of the Daytona 500 weekend? There are a million places to start, so let's look at winners and losers from one of the more memorable Friday nights in NASCAR history. (more...) ...

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Nascar Next Steps: Kurt Busch

There's nothing funny about what is happening with Kurt Busch and Patricia Driscoll. When the discussion involves themes like domestic abuse, mental health and more, the foremost thoughts need to revolve around everyone involved being safe, secure and healthy. I am not going to begin to speculate on what happened, who may be telling the truth and who might be lying. That's for the legal system to determine. As this plays out, Kurt Busch the driver has plenty on his plate. Here's a breakdo ...

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It’s Time For A Clear Stand On Domestic Violence

  If you've lived through it, you know how profound its impact is. For those that have grown up in homes where domestic violence has occurred, they know its insidious effect goes beyond merely the abuser and the abused. As the Kurt Busch case brings the issue before NASCAR and the racing public, it's time to take a clear stand on domestic violence when NASCAR participants are found to have engaged in it. Let's be clear that this is in no way a veiled attempt at trying the Kurt Bus ...

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