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Homestead won't officially unveil Busch's 2004 banner

11/15/2005

HOMESTEAD, Fla. -- With Kurt Busch suspended, officials at
Homestead-Miami Speedway canceled the unveiling Tuesday of his 2004
Nextel Cup championship banner.

Greg Biffle, fourth in this year's standings, was set to replace
former teammate Busch at a party Tuesday night to kick off the
week's activities leading up to the Ford 400 on Sunday, track
spokesman Phil de Montmollin said.

Busch's banner was already on display behind the grandstand,
along with banners honoring other winners of NASCAR's top
championship.

On Sunday, Roush Racing suspended Busch for the remainder of the
season after his run-in with police, who said he smelled of alcohol
and was belligerent during a traffic stop Friday night in Arizona.

That finished Busch with Roush. The driver will move next year
to Roger Penske's team.