Eric Maycroft, the front tire changer on the No. 56 Michael Waltrip Racing team in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, has been indefinitely suspended by NASCAR. Macroft failed a NASCAR-ordered drug test on Aug. 16, and as a result, has been suspended for violating the sanctioning body’s substance abuse policy.
In it’s official penalty announcement, NASCAR stated:
“On Aug. 16, Maycroft 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 2013 NASCAR Rule Book.”
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