NASCAR star Kurt Busch’s wife Ashley files for divorce alleging he ‘committed a tortious act’


NASCAR star Kurt Busch’s wife Ashley files for divorce from ‘irretrievably broken’ marriage alleging he ‘committed a tortious act’

  •  The 43-year-old American professional auto racing driver’s wife Ashley filed for legal separation according to court documents
  • The documents were filed in Florida on May 9 as she alleged that Kurt ‘committed a tortious act’ but did not do any further explaining 
  • Ashley – who is a pro polo player – also stated that the state of their marriage is ‘irretrievably broken’ 
  • After the news broke, Kurt released a statement which read: ‘I am heartbroken to confirm that my wife Ashley and I are working to dissolve our marriage. Divorce is a personal and private matter and I hope our privacy will be respected’ 
  • The now former couple – who have no children together – first met in 2015 and walked down the aisle in December 2016
  • She also wrote in the documents that the couple did sign a prenup
  • Kurt has previously been married as he married Eva Bryan in July 2006 before divorcing nearly five years later in June 2011 

The wife of NASCAR star Kurt Busch has filed for divorce as she called the marriage ‘irretrievably broken’ and even alleged he ‘committed a tortious act.’

The 43-year-old American professional auto racing driver’s wife Ashley filed for legal separation according to court documents obtained by TMZ on Tuesday.

The documents were filed in Florida on May 9 as she alleged that Kurt ‘committed a tortious act’ but did not do any further explaining.

Getting ugly: The wife of NASCAR star Kurt Busch has filed for divorce as she called the marriage ‘irretrievably broken’ and even alleged he ‘committed a tortious act,’ the former couple are seen in December 2019

Ashley – who is a pro polo player – also stated that the state of their marriage is ‘irretrievably broken.’

After the news broke, Kurt released a statement which read: ‘I am heartbroken to confirm that my wife Ashley and I are working to dissolve our marriage. 

‘Divorce is a personal and private matter and I hope our privacy will be respected.’ 

Moving on: The 43-year-old American professional auto racing driver's wife Ashley filed for legal separation according to court documents obtained by TMZ on Tuesday, they are seen in September

Moving on: The 43-year-old American professional auto racing driver’s wife Ashley filed for legal separation according to court documents obtained by TMZ on Tuesday, they are seen in September 

Ouch: The documents were filed in Florida on May 9 as she alleged that Kurt 'committed a tortious act' but did not do any further explaining, the former couple are seen in July 2018

Ouch: The documents were filed in Florida on May 9 as she alleged that Kurt ‘committed a tortious act’ but did not do any further explaining, the former couple are seen in July 2018

The now former couple – who have no children together  – first met in 2015 and walked down the aisle in December 2016. 

According to the documents, Ashley claims that things  began to really unfurl with the couple last month. 

She alleged that Kurt had cut her access to their joint bank account and credit cards. 

Ashley - who is a pro polo player - also stated that the state of their marriage is 'irretrievably broken'

Ashley – who is a pro polo player – also stated that the state of their marriage is ‘irretrievably broken’

After the news broke, Kurt (seen Sunday) released a statement which read: 'I am heartbroken to confirm that my wife Ashley and I are working to dissolve our marriage. Divorce is a personal and private matter and I hope our privacy will be respected'

After the news broke, Kurt (seen Sunday) released a statement which read: ‘I am heartbroken to confirm that my wife Ashley and I are working to dissolve our marriage. Divorce is a personal and private matter and I hope our privacy will be respected’

Ashley has also noted in the documents that the 2017 Daytona 500 winner demanded that she leave the family home by the first week of June.

She also wrote in the documents that the couple did sign a prenup.

Kurt has previously been married as he married Eva Bryan in July 2006 before divorcing nearly five years later in June 2011.

Regardless of what is going on in his personal life, he is having a solid 2022 season as he won at the Kansas Speedway on Sunday. 

Victory at the checkered flag: Regardless of what is going on in his personal life, he is having a solid 2022 season as he won at the Kansas Speedway on Sunday

Victory at the checkered flag: Regardless of what is going on in his personal life, he is having a solid 2022 season as he won at the Kansas Speedway on Sunday

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