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Kurt Busch speaks to the media after qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 in Homestead, Fla. on Nov. 14, 2014.
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NASCAR driver Kurt Busch testified on Tuesday that his ex-girlfriend, Patricia Driscoll, is a trained assassin.

Busch’s testimony came during a four-day hearing over Driscoll’s request for a no-contact order.

Driscoll has accused Busch, the 2004 NASCAR Cup champion, of slamming her head three times against a bedroom wall of his motorhome at Dover International Speedway on Sept. 26. Busch and his legal team have denied the allegations, which are the subject of a separate criminal investigation. The four-day hearing on the protection order ended Tuesday afternoon.

From the Associated Press:

Busch and his legal team have attempted to discredit Driscoll as a bitter ex-girlfriend who is trying to destroy his career after their breakup. During his testimony on Tuesday, Busch said Driscoll had claimed that a female character from Zero Dark Thirty, a 2012 film depicting the CIA’s hunt for Osama bin Laden, was a “composite” of her and other women.

On Monday, Busch said Driscoll told him she was a “mercenary who killed people for a living,” and had shown him pictures of bodies with gunshot wounds.

Driscoll denied the assertions to the AP.

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

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