RICHMOND, Va. -- NASCAR driver Kyle Busch pleaded guilty
Tuesday to improper driving and was fined $150.
Busch was ticketed April 12 in suburban Richmond for reckless
driving after he pulled out of a gas station and into a fast-food
restaurant. Busch has said he "chirped" his tires but didn't
exceed 10 mph.
Under the misdemeanor reckless driving charge, Busch could have
received up to one year in jail, a $2,500 fine and a driver's
The plea was entered in Henrico General District Traffic Court,
and Busch also had to pay $61 in court costs. The 20-year-old Busch
drives for Hendrick Motorsports.