Kurt Busch agrees to NASCAR's reinstatement terms

There is no timetable for when Kurt Busch can return to the track.

Kurt Busch was indefinitely suspended from NASCAR days prior to the 2015 Daytona 500, but he has since begun the reinstatement process by agreeing to the terms the sanctioning body has set forth, via a report from NBC Sports .

The 2004 series champion appealed the decision twice, failing both times on the eve of the 500. The suspension was based on allegations from Busch's ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll that he physically abused her during a confrontation in September of last year at Dover International Speedway, inside his motorhome. She was granted a protective order against the Sprint Cup driver following the findings of a Kent County (Del.) Family Court Commissioner. Busch has not yet been criminally charged.

A way back

As stated before, the suspension has been defined as 'indefinite,' and no firm timetable has been revealed, but there is a way back for the Stewart-Haas Racing driver. NASCAR has given him terms for his reinstatement which he has agreed to. The details of said terms have not been divulged to the public.

Regan Smith will drive the No. 41 in his absence for the third week in succession at Las Vegas this weekend, Busch's home track.

To read more about this situation as it unfolded, CLICK HERE.

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Series NASCAR Sprint Cup
Drivers Kurt Busch , Regan Smith
Article type Breaking news
Tags patricia driscoll, suspension