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Busch Cited For Driving 128 MPH In A 45 MPH Zone

[1]Joe Gibbs Racing driver Kyle Busch¬†as clocked by a North Carolina sheriff’s deputy going 128 mph in a 45 mph zone and was cited for careless and reckless driving and speeding, according to¬†Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Capt. Darren Campbell.

The deputy stopped Busch about 30 miles north of Charlotte. He was cited and released upon a written promise to appear in court.

Busch said:

I was test-driving a new sports car and I got carried away. I went beyond the speed I should have been going on a public road. I apologize to the public, my fans, sponsors, and race teams for my lack of judgment.

NASCAR spokesman Kerry Tharp said that this incident would not impact his status as a NASCAR driver and that he would be allowed to drive in the Coca Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway this weekend.