NASCAR CEO Brian France Arrested for DUI and Oxycodone Possession

NASCAR chairman CEO France arrested for DUI possession of controlled substance			Image by Ehrhardt  LAT

NASCAR CEO and Chairman Brian France was arrested and charged with DUI early Monday in NY, according to a report from TMZ.

"Mr. France was observed operating a 2017 Lexus northbound on Main Street failing to stop at a duly posted stop sign", the news release said.

First, here's the public story, as told by the Sag Harbor Village Police Department statement obtained by ESPN.

France was arrested, held overnight and released after he was arraigned on Monday morning, police said.

He even reportedly name-dropped President Donald Trump according to TMZ Sports and his blood-alcohol content was twice the legal limit. Cops say during the stop, they found oxycodone pills during a search of his person.

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Despite the initial awkwardness, the couple continued dating in the years that followed, and ultimately tied the knot in October 1992.

Sag Harbor, where France was pulled over, is considered to be one of the most exclusive Hamptons communities, with stars such as Billy Joel having homes there.

The president's relationship with the company goes back some years, to a proposed Trump Motor Speedway in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

The France family is racing royalty - Brian's grandfather Bill France Sr. France took on the mantle in 2003.

"We are aware of an incident that occurred last night and are in the process of gathering information". NASCAR said further comment would be forthcoming after an examination of the facts in this case.

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