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  1. NASCAR gives teams list of substances banned under drug policy

    David Newton

    NASCAR has added a list of banned substances for its drug testing policy to the 2010 rulebook that all teams have been provided, the body's vice president of racing operations said on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | January 21, 2010
  2. Jeremy Mayfield's court case delayed two weeks by move to federal...

    David Newton

    Jeremy Mayfield will have to wait at least two more weeks before his challenge of an indefinite suspension for violating NASCAR's drug policy can be heard in court.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2009
  3. NASCAR won't reveal substance in Jeremy Mayfield test

    David Newton

    NASCAR chairman Brian France has classified Jeremy Mayfield's positive test as "a serious violation" of the sport's toughened drug policy.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2009
  4. Jeremy Mayfield crew member Paul Chodora suspended for violating ...

    David Newton

    Pit crew member Paul Chodora of Jeremy Mayfield's No. 41 Sprint Cup team has been suspended indefinitely by NASCAR for violating the new substance abuse policy.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2009
  5. Expert questions lack of banned substances list in new drug polic...

    David Newton

    NASCAR has toughened its drug policy and will test all drivers in the sanctioning body's three national series before the start of the 2009 season.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2008
  6. Jeremy Mayfield's situation prompted Dale Earnhardt Jr. to say 'D...

    David Newton

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. hasn't had a good season on the track, but he made the most profound statement of the year last month when asked about Jeremy Mayfield's indefinite suspension for violating NASCAR's substance abuse policy. "Don't do drugs. Don't d...

    Blog | Conversation | June 10, 2009
  7. Jeremy Mayfield countersued by NASCAR for drug use

    David Newton

    NASCAR has filed a countersuit in federal court against driver Jeremy Mayfield and denied each of the suspended driver's arguments why his failed drug test should be overturned.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2009
  8. NASCAR opens floor to drivers, owners with town hall-type meeting...

    David Newton

    NASCAR officials spent more than four hours in two meetings Tuesday discussing with drivers, owners and team management everything from the sport's drug testing policy, to how to improve the new car, to the economy.

    Story | Conversation | May 26, 2009
  9. All NASCAR drivers clear first drug tests; some crew fail

    David Newton

    All drivers in the Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Nationwide Truck Series passed the first round of drug testing under NASCAR's new policy, officials said on Thursday, but that wasn't the case for crew members.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2009
  10. Off-track issues stealing spotlight from 2008 Chase for the Sprin...

    David Newton

    Remember the Chase? It's taken a backseat of late to lawsuits, drug-testing policies and the lingering economic slowdown, writes David Newton.

    Story | Conversation | September 21, 2008
  11. Right call made on Hornaday; will right calls be made on testing ...

    David Newton

    NASCAR made the right call allowing Ron Hornaday to continue racing after he admitted taking steroids, but for medical reasons, writes David Newton. But the question remains whether NASCAR's soon-to-be-unveiled drug-testing policy will be effective.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2008
  12. Walker trying to revive racing career derailed by positive drug t...

    David Newton

    Tyler Walker says he's been drug-free and sober for more than 10 months. But he also says he would've cleaned up his act long ago if NASCAR had had a more stringent substance-abuse policy in place, writes David Newton.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2008
  13. Will Fike's revelation about drug use prompt NASCAR to take actio...

    David Newton

    Will Aaron Fike's revelation that he used heroin on race days prompt NASCAR to reexamine its drug-testing policy? It should, writes David Newton.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2008
  14. Should drivers face random testing? NASCAR says no

    David Newton

    There's nothing wrong with NASCAR's drug-testing policy, spokesman Jim Hunter says. Others disagree, saying NASCAR needs to get tough before someone gets killed, writes David Newton.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2007
  15. Harvick says 'shame on NASCAR' for lack of drug testing

    David Newton

    Kevin Harvick questioned NASCAR's drug testing policy after Craftsman Truck Series driver Aaron Fike was arrested and charged with possession of drugs last weekend.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2007