It turns out NASCAR will allow Kyle Busch to participate in the final two Sprint Cup Series events of the year, but don't expect to see his familiar M&Ms livery on the track. Mars said that the company won't sponsor Busch until he returns to racing in 2012, despite the fact that the company feels that the racer has expressed genuine remorse for intentionally putting Ron Hornaday, Jr. into the wall under caution in a recent Truck Series race (click past the jump to re-watch that misstep). That little maneuver is the latest in a series of troubles that have surrounded Busch, and the stunt landed him a $50,000 fine and probation for the remainder of 2011.

Instead of his car's typical melt-in-your-mouth scheme, Busch will campaign an Interstate Batteries livery at the two upcoming Sprint Cup races. Interstate is heavily involved in Busch's team and has sponsored the racer in six cup races so far this year.

Busch has racked up a total of $75,000 is fines this season, thanks in part to a $25,000 incident with Kevin Harvick on pit road that saw Busch wind up in a head lock. As you may recall, Busch also lost his driver's license for a spell after being busted for traveling 128 miles per hour in a Lexus LFA. Rough year.



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      GoFaster58
      • 3 Years Ago
      He shoulda bed parked for the next 3 races in all three series. This would have included the 2012 Daytona 500. That might get his attention but I doubt it. I've written to NASCAR, M&M's, Interstate Batteries and Joe Gibbs Racing expressing my views. Ya'll do the same.
      JS
      • 3 Years Ago
      How is this douche not expelled from the sport?
      • 3 Years Ago
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      donnieorama
      • 3 Years Ago
      Good--serves the punk right for trying to kill one of his fellow drivers. Not that I give a crap about 'racing' that involves going around a track in circles 500 times.
      tkosoccer03
      • 3 Years Ago
      GOOD!! that's what u get for being a complete doucher..
      SPG1
      • 3 Years Ago
      this **** needs to be banned
      APangOfGuilt
      • 3 Years Ago
      A true rolemodel... I'm surprised he got away from the latest incident with only a fine and probation. I hope M&M's will reconsider and cut their sponsorship for good.
      Pricelakeland
      • 3 Years Ago
      get rid of the poor BABY BUSH he is a dummy
      kontroll
      • 3 Years Ago
      He had too many M&Ms...just look at those terrible looking false teeth!
      darkness
      • 3 Years Ago
      Hornaday should beat his stupid ass.
      mostchillininsc
      • 3 Years Ago
      DOUCHEBAG - period. I hope someone pushed him into the wall in Phoenix -- just for $hits and giggles since he's not in a position to retaliate...
      CaptainDerp_2.0
      • 3 Years Ago
      Love those teeth Kyle! The face only a mother would love.
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