Avondale, AZ (Sports Network) - Kyle Busch will be allowed to race in the
final two events of the season, but will not be allowed to have his primary
sponsor, M&Ms, on his race car.
NASCAR announced on Thursday that instead of M&Ms, Busch will have Interstate
Batteries on his No. 18 Toyota.
The punishment stems from an incident in last Friday's Camping World Truck
Series race at Texas Motor Speedway when he intentionally wrecked Ron
The sanctioning body took initial action against Busch on Saturday by
suspending him from the Nationwide and Sprint Cup Series races at Texas. On
Monday, he was fined $50,000 and placed on probation through the end of the
Busch fell from seventh to 11th in the Chase for the Sprint Cup point
standings, as he became one of three drivers to be mathematically eliminated
from championship contention. He is now 100 points behind leader Carl Edwards.
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