NASCAR suspends Aric Almirola's Crew Chief Todd Parrott

There are 3 comments on the CNN story from Oct 17, 2013, titled NASCAR suspends Aric Almirola's Crew Chief Todd Parrott. In it, CNN reports that:

NASCAR has indefinitely suspended Todd Parrott, the crew chief for Sprint Cup Series driver Aric Almirola, for violating its substance-abuse policy.

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Phx

Glendale, AZ

#1 Oct 17, 2013
This is unfortunate. I always liked this guy. Great personality. It was funny when they interviewed him a few weeks ago, and he kept referring to the series as the Nextel Cup Series lol

Since: May 12

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#2 Oct 18, 2013
Are non driver team members drug tested? Or did this come about after an arrest....

I did not know crew members had substance testing...

“IN GOD WE TRUST”

Since: Jun 07

Raleigh

#3 Oct 20, 2013
Jusy_Sayn wrote:
Are non driver team members drug tested? Or did this come about after an arrest....
I did not know crew members had substance testing...
Anyone involved in NASCAR that comes into the pits are subject to testing, even the team owners. NASCAR does some random testing but most testing is done based to some reason that has come to NASCAR officials attention. That Todd would be involved in drugs is surprising but at least he has already announced that he is enrolling in the rehab program to gain his NASCAR credentials back. Hey Jeremy, are you paying attention? This is the way it's done.

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