NASCAR Rumors: CEO Brian France Name-Drops Donald Trump During Reported Arrest

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From there, the details get a little ... interesting.

"Mr. France was observed operating a 2017 Lexus northbound on Main Street failing to stop at a duly posted stop sign", the release read.


France was released on his own recognizance at 9:30 a.m. Monday morning after his arraignment in the Harbor Village Justice Court.

As law enforcement communicated with him, they became suspicious that he was intoxicated and had him undergo a field sobriety test, which he reportedly failed.


At this time, neither France nor NASCAR appear to have commented on the arrest.

According to TMZ's report, France's blood alcohol level was twice the legal limit and police then found oxycodone pills on his person during a search around 7:20 p.m. His arrest occurred mere hours after Chase Elliott prevailed at Watkins Glen International to earn his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory. They cite sources, which claim that France name-dropped some famous names during the arrest process, and brought up his relationship with Trump. France took on the mantle in 2003.


We're working to gather more information. His grandfather William HG France founded the organisation, while his father, Bill Jr, also served as CEO until he stepped down in 2000.

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