Jayski is reporting via Sirius Speedway with Dave Moody that Hendrick Motorsports drivers Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson were subpoenaed by Jeremy Mayfield’s legal team, and will be deposed regarding sworn statements they made regarding his lawsuit against NASCAR. Representatives for both Gordon and Johnson have confirmed that they were subpoenaed.
SceneDaily reports that a district court judge has denied NASCAR’s request to lift a permanent injunction he granted to Jeremy Mayfield on July 1 that would allow Mayfield to return to NASCAR competition. U.S. District Court Judge Graham Mullen’s decision was based on the fact that NASCAR filed an appeal with the U.S. Court of [...]
Lisa Mayfield, step mother of Jeremy Mayfield, was arrested outside his Catawba County house. She was charged with public intoxication, and has warrants issued for simple assault and trespassing. Lisa is a witness in the case between Jeremy and NASCAR over his failed drug test and suspension.
NASCAR has filed briefs to get Jeremy Mayfield’s injunction premanently thrown out. NASCAR claims to have several witnesses to Mayfield’s alleged drug use, but they are hesitant to come forward after Mayfield’s comments towards his stepmother. The briefs are in response to filings from Mayfield seeking to get the injunction reinstated.
The U.S. Court of Appeals has lifted the injunction won by Jeremm Mayfield earlier this month, paving the way for NASCAR to spend the driver until an appeal can be heard, which is likely to happen around October.
There is a rumor that Jeremy Mayfield has sold his Mayfield Motorsports Inc race shop and equipment. No word on who bought it.
Didn’t I say this Mayfield case would get uglier? Mayfield fired back at his stepmother, calling her a “whore” and accusing her of shooting and killing his father. He also said he would be filing a wrongful death suit against her on Thursday. He also accused NASCAR of paying her for the affidavit.
NASCAR says that Jeremy Mayfield failed the drug test he took on Monday, again testing positive for methamphetamine. Also, NASCAR included an affidavit from Mayfield’s stemother in which she contends that she witnessed him use methamphetamine for seven years.
Jeremy and Shana Mayfield are considering selling Mayfield Motorsports team due to a lack of funds as the result of his failed drug test and subsequent suspension. In addition to the costs of his lawsuit over NASCAR’s drug policy, Mayfield also faces a lawsuit over $86,000 he allegedly owes to Triad Racing Technologies.
Jeremy Mayfield submitted to a drug test Monday, but only after a delay of several hours. Mayfield cited confusion surrounding the location of the test, and a disagreement over how the test would be administered for causing the delay. NASCAR, however, is not buying it.