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Saturday, June 2, 2012

WITH VIDEOS: Kurt Busch's newest rant, threatening a reporter, confirms that the "better" Kurt Busch never really existed

Remember that really horrible and fake video Kurt Busch released last year after being fired from Penske, where he claimed it was a mutual decision? (It's below for your reference)
One of the things he said in the video, regarding his leaving Penske, was:
"It allows me to take a deep breath and work on things that can make me a better drive and a better person."

And that was the goal this year, as he began at the below-average #51 Phoenix Racing team. We were going to see a more level-headed and kinder Kurt Busch; not the hot-headed lunatic who would scream at everyone from his crew chief to Roger Penske, and in the past had even had a confrontation with a police officer that led to his firing from Roush Racing.

Well, after his recent on-radio rants at the Phoenix team, and today's suggestion that he wanted to kick the "----" out of a reporter, I'd say the kindler, gentler Kurt Busch never existed in the first place.

The comments Saturday, seen in the video above, are proof that Kurt is still as moody and antisocial as he was last year and in the years before that. James Finch runs a good operation with little money, and he doesn't deserve this kind of crap from the guy driving for him. Kurt Busch may be a great driver and a Cup champion, but he's acting like a world-class idiot on a regular basis.

For the record, the reporter in question is Bob Pockrass. He is one of the more dedicated and talented NASCAR reporters on the circuit, and most definitely was not trying to cause trouble with his question, as Kurt insinuated. He a fair reporter, and he asked a legitimate question, Kurt didn't like it, so he acted like a child.

I'm beginning to sense a theme here. He's done this his entire career. Other drivers, fans and everyone associated with the sport know he is just a whiny crybaby far too often.

So I know I sound like a broken record, and I feel like I have written this blog many times before, but here we go again.

Memo to Kurt Busch: You drive racecars for a living, make millions of dollars doing it, and the media is allowed to ask you questions. If you're going to threaten them every time it's a question you don't like, I suggest you quit driving and go work at Jo-Ann Fabrics selling drapes. I don't think you'll run into any tough questions there.

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Blogger HEATHER said...

It's pretty sad that he can't see what his mouth has done to his career. He has real mental problems.

June 2, 2012 at 11:34 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Pockrass is a hack. Usually he can be seen with his nose up Danica's butt.

June 3, 2012 at 5:19 AM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I hope he "beats the sh*t" out of all the reporters like you. I think it'd be as hilarious as the way the media blows things out of proportion.

June 3, 2012 at 6:49 AM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

First off, this was a non-story to begin with. That punk Justin Allgier has no business going to confront Kurt. He was a little smart @$$ during the interview. He is lucky Kurt didn't clean his clock when he put his hands on Kurt 3 times. This was a typical racing on track deal. Too many people are gunning to get Kurt fired or removed from NASCAR (which is already a stellarly run business...choke, choke!) Stop stuffing a camera in his face after every little incident on the track. The media does nothing but provoke him! Get over yourself. GO KURT 97-2-22-51 and hopefully the 20 in 2013!

June 3, 2012 at 7:57 AM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I agree, the media shouldn't give him any press. Make him a non-entity in nascar.

June 3, 2012 at 3:22 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I can't decide. Is Anonymous 5:19, 6:49 and 7:57 Kurt? Patricia? Or his Mom? Maybe all three? Ya know he's reading these blogs and commenters. He said so after the NW race. So Kurt, all I have to say to you is this: pocket pleat draperies are an elegant touch to any home.

June 3, 2012 at 6:32 PM 
Anonymous Brian 97 said...

You are nothing more that an "I hate Kurt Busch" bandwagoneer! I would get tired of a camera shoved up my @$$ every moment a story and non-story happens around Kurt. Leave him alone already. I can't stand people who sit behind a computer and type this CRAP! Justin All-cryer charged up to him at the end of the race crying like a little Danica. Kurt loves his fans; i've met him several times and even painted my real dirt car like the old red and silver #97. He is very charitible off the track, nobody reports that though. EVERYBODY on the planet is not perfect like all the Kurt haters; betcha you have never been mad and acted out ever, have you? 100% innocent angel reporter. You can take this blog and blog it out your @$$!

June 3, 2012 at 6:48 PM 

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