Penske Racing statement on NASCAR decision

STATEMENT ON NASCAR FINE, PENALTY, AND PROBATION MOORESVILLE, NC -- Penske Racing acknowledges the fine, penalty and probation that has been imposed by NASCAR relative to the pit incident involving Kurt Busch at this week's Dover race and...

STATEMENT ON NASCAR FINE, PENALTY, AND PROBATION

MOORESVILLE, NC -- Penske Racing acknowledges the fine, penalty and probation that has been imposed by NASCAR relative to the pit incident involving Kurt Busch at this week's Dover race and will not appeal.

Safety is paramount in motorsports and must not be compromised.

"I regret the incident that occurred at Dover and apologize to NASCAR, my sponsors, the fans, my Penske Racing team and Joe Gibbs Racing. I understand that safety is crucial to the sport and I accept the points penalty, fine and probation that NASCAR has imposed on me," said Kurt Busch.

Penske Racing will continue to support Kurt and look forward to racing at Pocono.

-credit: pr

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Series NASCAR Sprint Cup
Drivers Kurt Busch
Teams Team Penske , Joe Gibbs Racing