HOMESTEAD, Fla. Nov. 18 2007 – Police are investigating an incident that took place Friday at Homestead-Miami Speedway involving NASCAR driver Kasey Kahne and an unidentified security guard.
A spokesman for Kahne said the Nextel Cup star was rushing to his motorhome in a secure lot at the track following Friday’s final practice when he was stopped by the guard, who refused to let Kahne through the entrance without a credential.
Kahne, still in his driving uniform, attempted to walk around the guard and, according to the spokesman, the two bumped and, when Kahne turned around, the guard was on the ground.
Police were called and Kahne spent several minutes in handcuffs before being released. The security guard was checked and released at the infield medical center.
A police spokesman said the incident is under investigation by detectives and he was not at liberty to talk about specifics.
Kahne took part in Saturday’s Cup practices and will start today’s season-ending Ford 400 third in the 43-car field.
This incident remains under investigation by police, track officials and Nascar and could develope into a further story. http://www.privateofficer.com/ will be watching this story and as it developes we will send you breaking news!
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