Days for before the Daytona 500, NASCAR has suspended one of its biggest stars.

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ESPN.com reports Kurt Busch is suspended after a judge ruled on Friday that he choked and beat an ex-girlfriend last fall:

"Given the serious nature of the findings and conclusions made by the Commissioner of the Family Court of the State of Delaware, NASCAR has indefinitely suspended driver Kurt Busch, effective immediately," NASCAR said in a statement. "He will not be allowed to race nor participate in any NASCAR activities until further notice.

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