MAYFIELD STORY HITS MAINSTREAM

Almost three months after Jeremy Mayfield was first suspended by NASCAR for failing a random drug test, the Mayfield-NASCAR drug story is finally receiving coverage from major mainstream media. Yesterday I ran this post about NPR's awkward attempt at covering the story from the fans' point of view. Now The New York Times has chimed in with an article that brings non-NASCAR fans up to speed. Times reporter Mike Tierney writes, "The case has become like a multicar pileup at the speedway; you ...

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