Kurt Busch says ex-girlfriend was trained assassin

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Former NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Kurt Busch testified Tuesday that his ex-girlfriend is a trained assassin.

Busch said that Patricia Driscoll was dispatched on covert missions around the world.

“Everybody on the outside can tell me I’m crazy, but I lived on the inside and saw it firsthand,” Kurt Busch said when his attorney, Rusty Hardin, questioned him.

Driscoll says that Busch’s claims are untrue are are “straight from a fictional movie script” she has been working on for eight years and that he has proofread.

Busch claims Driscoll repeatedly stated her assassin status and said she worked on missions in Central and South America as well as Africa.

The drive of the No. 41 Chevrolet recounted one time when the couple was in El Paso, Texas. He said Driscoll left in camouflage gear only to return later wearing a trench coat over an evening gown covered with blood.

Busch says Driscoll disclosed she killed for a living and had shown him photos of bodies with gunshot wounds.
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The story goes from there as the Associated Press reported “Last month, Michael Doncheff, who served as a personal assistant to Busch and Driscoll, said an ailing Driscoll told him in September that she had been picked up by a big man and slammed to the ground while helping round up immigrants at the Mexican border, a story Doncheff considered “far-fetched.”

Doncheff said Driscoll also asserted that she was a trained assassin for the U.S. government and once told him, “I take down foreign governments. I own Washington.”

All this testimony stems from an alleged incident in Busch’s motorshome at Dover International Speedway where Driscoll alleged she was attacked by Busch. The account has been denied by both Busch and his attorney.

The AP also noted that:

Richard Andrew Sniffen, a Christian music minister who performs at NASCAR outreach events and befriended Busch and Driscoll, said Driscoll told him on the night of the alleged assault only that Busch had pushed her and that she hit her head. Sniffen said Driscoll was upset, angry and brokenhearted, but that she never said she was afraid of Busch and seemed intent on reconciling.

That attitude shifted in the weeks that followed, Sniffen said, with Driscoll going “from a broken heart looking for love and reconciliation to anger and a little bit of revenge.”

“I will destroy him,” Sniffen said Driscoll told him, adding that she repeatedly said she would take Busch down.

A court ruling on Driscoll’s request for a no-contact order is expected later this month or in early February.

A ruling on the case involving Busch and Driscoll is not expected until later this month or in February.

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