NASCAR’s Brian France Taking ‘Indefinite Leave of Absence’ … After Arrest
8/6/2018 2:09 PM PDT
Brian France — CEO and chairman of NASCAR — says he might be taking an indefinite go away of absence after his DUI and oxycodone arrest.
TMZ Sports activities broke the story … France was busted within the Hamptons on Sunday night. Cops say he was drunk and illegally in possession of prescription oxycodone drugs.
France — broadly thought-about one of essentially the most highly effective individuals in professional sports activities — has issued a press release apologizing.
“I apologize to our followers, our trade and my household for the affect of my actions [Sunday] night time. Efficient instantly, I might be taking an indefinite go away of absence from my place to give attention to my private affairs.”
NASCAR says Brian’s uncle, Jim France, has “assumed the function of interim chairman and chief govt officer.”
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