Kurt Busch's Marital Status, Still Together With Ashley Busch

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Kurt Busch's Marital Status, Still Together With Ashley Busch

Professional racecar driver Kurt Busch competes in the NASCAR Cup series. He plays for the team, Chevrolet Motorsport.

He won the 2004 Nextel Cup Champion, 2003 IROC Series Champion and 1999 Featherlite Southwest Tour Champion

Kurt Busch Married Life

Kurt is married to Ashley Van Metre. Kurt and Ashley met at Martinsville Speedway in Fall 2014 and started dating. The pair got engaged in August 2015. 


Kurt Busch with wife Ashley Van Metre in November 2019 (Photo: Ashley Van Metre's Instagram)

And, the couple tied the knot on 7th January 2017. The intimate wedding ceremony was held in front of forty of their friends and family.

A week after the big day, they hosted a reception at Palm Beach. During the celebrations, singer Steven Tyler serenaded the crowd in a surprise performance. 

Who Is Ashley Van Metre?

Ashley is a model, athlete, and reality star. Wilhelmina Models- a reputed talent management agency, has signed her. Ashley is a professional polo player; she plays for U.S. Polo Association. She was part of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s July 2018 polo event. 

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As per her reality show credit, she appeared on season one of CMT’s original series, Racing Wives, in 2019. 

Failed First Marriage 

Kurt was previously married to Eva Bryan. They first met on a blind date after a race at Pocono. Initially, Eva thought he was a veterinarian. But her confusion was cleared on the first date itself. And, the pair started dating. 

Eventually, Kurt and Eva got married on 27th July 2006. As his wife, she used to help him professionally; Eva was the vice president of Kurt’s racing company. 

However, Kurt and Eva's marriage ended in divorce in 2011. 

Past Dating Life & Domestic Abuse Charges 

Kurt was in a relationship with Patricia Driscoll- former president and executive director of the Armed Forces Foundation. The pair started dating in 2011 and broke up in 2014. 

Kurt and his ex-girlfriend had a messy break-up. She claimed that the professional racer had physically and verbally abused her. According to Patricia, Kurt slammed her head into a bedroom wall and gaged her in his motorhome at Dover International Speedway in Delaware. 

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She filed for a restraining order against Kurt and got a protective order against him. Following the order, NASCAR suspended him. 

However, the case got dropped due to lack of evidence, and Kurt returned to racing in 2015. 

Kurt Busch Wiki, Age

Kurt was born on 4th August 1978 in Las Vegas, Nevada. He started car racing as a child and became successful in Dwarf racing as a teenager. 

He has a brother, Kyle Busch, who is also a professional racer. He was named the 2004 Busch Series Rookie of the Year. 

Kurt’s father also used to race in NASCAR. 

Facts On Kurt Busch

  • Kurt won 2000’s Craftsman Truck Series Rookie of the Year award. 

  • He also won the 2010 NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race.