Kyle Busch Clarifies Comments

Kyle Busch

Kyle Busch went to social media to explain his comments about Ryan Newman after Sunday's race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. (Photo Getty Images)

Kyle Busch took to Twitter on Tuesday night to “clarify’’ comments he made about Ryan Newman after Sunday’s race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Busch ripped Newman after the race to reporters on pit road after finishing second in the event.

"Ryan Newman is the biggest stupid idiot out here,’’ Busch said in comments aired on the SiriusXM NASCAR Radio post-race show. “He’s a big ogre and can do whatever he wants because he can probably kick anybody’s butt. So no sense getting in a fight with him. Glad he’s out of a job.''

Here is what Busch wrote on Twitter:

"I want to clarify that I was answering what I felt was two separate questions asked to me at the same time in an interview following the race in Loudon. The first was about how fast Kurt was and the second was how I felt about Ryan Newman blaming me for him getting wrecked. 

"First I answered the Kurt part. He was fast... Great to see them running well... Was a shame to see him crashed... Nowhere there did I place blame on who wrecked who. I didn't see it and I still haven't seen it.

"My second answer came from being upset over an incident I had with (Newman) on the track during the race. I answered it in the same response, but it was intended as a completely separate answer.

"I was upset because I felt RN raced me poorly, making contact and causing damage to my RF fender that affected the handling on my racecar. This isn't the first time that I've been raced poorly by RN either, which added to my frustration. All this built up and allowed my emotions to spill over for how I felt. I'm not sorry for how I feel in those moments, but could have expressed it better and certainly my comments about someone's livelihood went too far.''

 

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