Kurt Busch called to testify at hearing on alleged assault

Kurt Busch arrives for his protective order hearing from Patricia Driscoll at Kent County Family Court on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, in Dover, Del. The attorney for Busch's ex-girlfriend has called the NASCAR driver to the witness stand to testify Wednesday in a hearing in which the woman is seeking a court order directing him to stay away from her. (AP Photo/The News-Journal, Jason Minto)  NO SALES

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Kurt Busch testified Wednesday that he repeatedly told his ex-girlfriend to leave his motorhome the night she claims the NASCAR driver assaulted her.

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Kurt Busch’s ex seeks no-contact order at hearing

In this Oct. 9, 2014, file photo, Kurt Busch looks from the garage after practice for the NASCAR Bank of America Sprint Cup series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. Busch's ex-girlfriend is delivering emotional testimony in a Delaware courtroom, seeking an order that Busch stay away from her following an alleged assault. Patricia Driscoll testified Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014,  that Busch had choked her and smashed her head into a wall in September at Dover International Speedway. (AP Photo/Terry Renna, File)

DOVER, Del. (AP) — NASCAR driver Kurt Busch’s breakup with his ex-girlfriend turned into an ugly court battle Tuesday when she described Busch in testimony as unstable and struggling with alcoholism and depression. His attorneys countered, describing her as untrustworthy and “extremely mercenary.”

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