In its weekly penalty announcement, NASCAR suspended Roper Racing head Cory Roper for violating sections 4.1 and 10.1A of NASCAR’s behavioral policies. These sections cover the sport’s substance abuse policy. Roper will have to follow NASCAR’s outline to return to the sport.
What You Need to Know:
- NASCAR announced indefinite suspension of Cory Roper for violation of the substance abuse policy.
- Roper is the manager and former driver for his family owned team, Roper Racing.
- Fans may not see Roper on the track any more, but the sport see all involved as ambassadors of the sport.
In the Stands
Fans on Reddit voiced their support for Roper.
Other fans pointed out potential irony of the announcement.
They type of substance has not been disclosed.
TDD is monitoring this story and will update should Roper or his team provide a comment.