Kyle Weatherman Addresses NASCAR Fine, Shares Insights into Family Issues

“I’ve had a lot go on the past few weeks with family wise."- he said.

by Sead Dedovic
Kyle Weatherman Addresses NASCAR Fine, Shares Insights into Family Issues
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After receiving a $25,000 fine, Kyle Weatherman decided to apologize via social media for the incident. Weatherman, who races full-time for DGM Racing in the No. 91 Chevrolet, received penalties for breaching Sections 4.4.B&D of the NASCAR Rule Book, pertaining to the sport’s Code of Conduct.

The young driver, in his video address, highlighted that he received a penalty. He is aware that he made a mistake and has decided to apologize for his behavior. Weatherman is not happy with his actions, considering that it is not characteristic of him.

"Hey everybody, just wanted to get on here and address the fine that I just received from NASCAR. A driver and I got into it on pit road and I’m not OK with my actions and how I handled it. And for that I’m truly sorry and honestly embarrassed.”- he said, as quoted by On3.

His actions can be justified by recent events in his life, considering that this brilliant driver lost his mother-in-law, Barbara Ann Brooks. Such moments are a huge shock for everyone, including him. The emotions he held inside seemed to have been released on the track, as it was the only way for him not to hold onto them. 

However, he does not justify his behavior and believes he made a big mistake. The 26-year-old has decided to apologize to the fans and everyone in NASCAR. Many will not blame him, considering that Weatherman has to deal with a critical period in life.

“I’ve had a lot go on the past few weeks with family wise and going through a grieving process just losing Barbara Ann, my mother in law. It’s been tough. I feel like, truly feel like I let some of my emotions from that translate over to post-race stuff that happened on-track, then post-race. For that I’m truly sorry, honestly. So just wanted to get on here, say sorry to all the fans, everybody at NASCAR, everybody that was around the scene on pit road and my sponsors.”- Weatherman said.

Kyle Weatherman
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Kyle Weatherman expressed his commitment to improvement, stating, "I’m going to be better." He apologized and expressed remorse, emphasizing his determination to improve. He concluded by mentioning that he looks forward to seeing everyone in Sonoma.

Kyle Weatherman's interesting career: When did he start his career and the course of his career?

Kyle Weatherman is currently a full-time driver in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, driving the No.91 Chevrolet Camaro for DGM Racing. Fans of this team have consistently shown support for Weatherman, recognizing his readiness and desire to achieve success. In moments when fans feel that you truly want to lead your team in the right direction, support is inevitable. Recent events have also shown that Weatherman has tremendous support and will likely continue to have it in the future.

His career has taken an interesting path, as he entered the racing world at the age of eight thanks to his father. Additionally, his two brothers have shown love and desire for racing. Weatherman explored for years, wanting to understand where he excelled best, much like most boys his age. He was part of Bandolero racing, the Legend Series, and IMCA dirt races. His talent was immediately noticeable. At the age of 15, he had to think more seriously and consider his options. At exactly 15, he became part of the ARCA Racing Series, and in his first few races, he showed that he was a serious contender to achieve great things in his senior career.

NASCAR Xfinity Series debut

In 2017, when this brilliant driver turned 20, his career became serious, and he made his debut at Martinsville Speedway (Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series) driving Rick Ware Racing's No.51. Two years later, he debuted in the NASCAR Xfinity Series for Rick Ware Racing. His career took an interesting direction, and he made some changes, returning to DGM Racing at the end of last year, driving the No.91 full-time.

Regardless of his performances and results, fans seem satisfied with him, hoping that the future will be even brighter for him. Kyle is currently going through a tough phase in life, and surely the penalty he received will not be easy to accept. He is willing to change and adapt to become the best version of himself.

In the coming weeks, he will have the opportunity to analyze the course of the season so far and prepare adequately for what lies ahead. Difficult moments in life can be important lessons and a chance to grow as a person. We have no doubt that this 26-year-old will demonstrate his qualities in the upcoming period in the right way.