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Crew Member Suspended Due To Violation Of NASCAR Substance Abuse Policy

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Gary Frost, a crew member for the No. 31 team in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, has been indefinitely suspended from NASCAR for violating the sanctioning body’s substance abuse policy.

On May 23, Frost was found to have violated Sections 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car racing) and 19 (violation of the NASCAR substance abuse policy) of the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rule book.


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Richard Childress Statement on Crew Member Suspended by NASCAR for Failed Drug Test

WELCOME, N.C. - The following is a statement by Richard Childress, president and CEO of Richard Childress Racing, regarding NASCAR's decision to suspend indefinitely an RCR employee after testing positive on a random drug test:

"Richard Childress Racing has zero tolerance when an employee fails a NASCAR drug test due to an illegal substance. As a result, that person's employment is terminated. It is important for our fans and our partners to know illegal drug use at RCR is simply not tolerated."

-sources: nascar/rcr

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Series NASCAR Cup
Teams Richard Childress Racing
Tags penalty, richard childress racing, sprint cup