Probation given to Tony Stewart, Kurt Busch

Tony Stewart, Kurt Busch Placed On Probation For First 6 Races Of 2008 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 12, 2007) -- NASCAR has placed drivers Tony Stewart and Kurt Busch on probation for the first six races of the 2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season,...

Tony Stewart, Kurt Busch Placed On Probation For First 6 Races Of 2008

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 12, 2007) -- NASCAR has placed drivers Tony Stewart and Kurt Busch on probation for the first six races of the 2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season, a result of their on-track altercations this past Friday during practice for the Budweiser Shootout at Daytona.

Stewart, driver of the No. 20 Toyota and Busch, driver of the No. 2 Dodge, violated Section 12-4-A (actions detrimental to stock car racing; altercation with another competitor) of the NASCAR rule book.

The probations start Wednesday (Feb. 13), as practice begins for the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway.

-credit: nascar

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Tony Stewart , Kurt Busch