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Published on May 11th, 2009 | by Michael J Smith


NASCAR Drug Tester Disputes Mayfield's Claim

David Black, whose Aegis Labs runs NASCAR’s random testing program, disputed Jeremy Mayfield’s claim that use of two allergy medicines led him to fail a drug test, resulting in suspension.

Black said:

What we have is a clear violation of policy. … In my many years of experience, I have never seen a violation like this due to the combination of over-the-counter or prescription products.

But, Black did not indicate what caused Mayfield’s positive test. He did, however, say it was a “drug of concern.”

Mayfield will have to complete a treatment program before being cleared to race again.

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Michael J. Smith is a NASCAR enthusiast and blogger. In addition to founding this website, Michael is a journalist with over a decade of experience writing for prestigious media organizations.

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