ESPN SOURCES: MAYFIELD TESTED POSITIVE FOR METH

ESPN The Magazine reports that driver Jeremy Mayfield tested positive for methamphetamines during a random drug screening May 1 at Richmond International Raceway. The magazine cited "two independent sources." ESPN's Ryan McGee reports that court papers revealed that the suspended driver had taken a double dosage of over-the-counter allergy medication Claritin-D before the Richmond drug test. Mayfield said he also was taking prescription Adderall-XR to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactiv ...

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DRIVERS WANT LIST OF DRUGS

Afraid that treating their next head cold could lead to suspension, drivers are demanding that NASCAR provide a list of banned substances following Jeremy Mayfield's suspension for violating NASCAR's murky drug policy. Mayfield claims the positive test was a result of prescribed and over-the-counter medicines mixing together. Said driver Brian Vickers, "To be honest with you, I'm a little scared. I'm afraid to take Nyquil. If I get a cold I don't know what to take. To me this is extremel ...

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JEREMY MAYFIELD MUSIC VIDEO

Just before he was suspended for violating NASCAR's substance-abuse policy, Jeremy Mayfield appeared in the Saving Abel video (below) for the song "Drowning." It's about a successful driver who has fallen on hard times. Embed is unavailable. Click here to see the video. ...

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MAYFIELD’S WIFE TAKES OVER NO. 41 CAR

Husband suspended from work? Sorry, lady. You're both out of luck. Unless he owns a Cup team. Then you get his job until he comes back. Somewhere in Washington Hillary Clinton is punching the hell out of a wall right now. On Wednesday, ownership of the No. 41 team was transferred from Jeremy Mayfield to wife Shana Mayfield. Shana Mayfield said that her husband will be present at the shop, which "will be run the way he wants it to be run." Owner/driver Jeremy Mayfield was suspended o ...

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BENEFITS OF PSEUDOEPHEDRINE

NASCAR has suspended driver Jeremy Mayfield for violating its substance abuse policy. ESPN’s Ed Hinton reports that “sources close to the situation said Mayfield claims he took Claritin D, an over-the-counter allergy drug that contains pseudoephedrine, a substance banned by most sports.” NASCAR does not have a list of banned substances. It punishes what it calls the abuse of any drug.If you are a normal person who does not have to worry about the police finding your Riverside, ...

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NASCAR DRUG CZAR DISMISSES MAYFIELD’S ALLERGY CLAIM

On Saturday NASCAR suspended Jeremy Mayfield for violating its substance abuse policy. Mayfield immediately rolled out the old "prescribed medicine" defense, saying, "I believe that the combination of a prescribed medicine and an over-the-counter medicine reacted together and resulted in a positive drug test." On Sunday NASCAR fired back with a "liar, liar, pants on fire" response. NASCAR drug-test administrator Dr. David Black told USA Today, "What we have ...

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