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NASCAR FINES KURT BUSH $50,000
Thu, 08 Dec 2011 03:23 PM EST

Kurt Busch is working with a sports psychologist to help him with wrath issues that led to a $50,000 fine by NASCAR after the final Sprint Cup race at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Sports scores

Busch also is looking out for a new crew chief which will “be able to put me back in my box if I am getting out of it.”

“This is party week,” Busch said after Thursday’s awards lunch, where NASCAR presents plenty of the competition and industry awards that won’t be mentioned during Friday’s feast respecting champ Tony Stewart. “It’s neat to be here to celebrate.”

Busch got fined after the curtain call for making an indecent hand gesture after his transmission broke early, and for a profanity-laced tirade at ESPN’s Doctor. Jerry Punch. Football scores

Those events came on the heels of Busch having to be restrained from a NASCAR.com reporter following the 26th race at Richmond. At that very same race he ripped a reporter’s interview transcript in half after being queried about recorded comments that he denied making.

Questioned if his sessions with the sports psychologist dealt with anger issues, Busch said, “It’s private, of course. Working with a sports psychologist I’ve gotten a little grasp, but there’s obviously larger things I must accomplish. Things can’t happen overnight.”

Busch asserted he does not believe former crew chief Steve Addington’s decision to leave the team had as much to do with his behavior as it did Addington being offered to become Stewart’s crew chief.

Busch mentioned Darian Grubb, who led Stewart to five wins over the final Ten races, as a possible replacement for Addington. Grubb said he was weighing options from 1 or 2 teams and didn’t cross out working with Busch.

But Busch announced the most probable eventuality is his new pit supervisor will be employed from within Penske Racing.

“I need somebody that respects what I have done but can also control me in a fashion that is also positive,” the 2004 Cup champ expounded. “I must be a more rounded person on the radio, to the team, as a leader. I’m actually working with a sports psychological specialist to try and help me work through that.”

Busch related his reaction at Homestead came in part from realizing he would finish Eleventh in points — only the top Ten drivers are recognised at Friday’s banquet — and that a piece from his transmission went through the griddle of Stewart’s automobile, which could have cost Stewart the title.

Stewart rallied from that situation to win the race and the championship, thrashing Carl Edwards in a tiebreaker.

Busch said that he was unaware of the fact that the motorcade of SUVs at which he directed the revolting gesture at Homestead contained first woman Michelle Obama, who attended the race to respect the military.

“My vehicle was dead,” Busch said. “I failed to have any power to go forward. There was all these SUVs parked in front of our garage. I was trying to get in there so my crew could work on our vehicle. I didn’t know who it was or what was going on.”

“I ( also ) was realizing at that moment that I was Eleventh in points.”

Busch’s sponsor, Shell Pennzoil, in public reprimanded Busch for his behavior in an announcement. Asked if he feared he’d lose his job if there is another event, Busch recounted, “Obviously, it wasn’t a good situation at Homestead and the way that things developed.”

“As the sponsors are concerned yes they’re agitated about what occurred at Homestead,” Busch added. “But looking forward we are able to find better things.”

While he will not be honored on stage Friday, Busch said he intends to attend the banquet and celebrate Stewart’s title.


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