Busch's breakup with his ex-girlfriend turned into an ugly court battle Tuesday when she described Busch in testimony as unstable and struggling with alcoholism and depression. His attorneys countered, describing her as untrustworthy and "extremely mercenary", the Associated Press reports.
Busch is scheduled to appear at Kent County Family Court on Tuesday for a hearing related to a protective order filed by his ex-girlfriend, who last month alleged that Busch had "smashed" her head three times against a bedroom wall in their motor coach following a September race in Dover, the Delaware News Journal reports.
In a major blow both personally and to his team, NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Vickers will miss the 2015 season-opening Daytona 500, as well as an unspecified number of subsequent early-season races due to health issues, NBC Sports reports.
Harry Scott has moved on from his partnership with Steve Turner. Scott announced on Thursday the formation of two new entities: HScott Motorsports with Chip Ganassi and HScott Motorsports with Justin Marks. Scott will continue his Sprint Cup operation with Allgaier behind the wheel, motorsport.com reports.
Stewart stated Thursday at the Performance Racing Industry trade show that he is scheduled for a fifth surgery on his leg to remove the rod that was placed there in August 2013, the Indianapolis Star reports.
TriStar Motorsports announces the addition of Conley to their driver line-up for the 2015 season. The 22-year-old, West Virginia native will run the full 33-race 2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series schedule, TriStar Motorsports PR reports.
Busch, driver of the No. 18 Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing had successful surgery on his left foot Thursday morning. Busch is expected to make a full recovery in time for the start of the 2015 NASCAR season in February, joegibbsracing.com reports.