Blountville
57° F
Overcast
Overcast
Greeneville
57° F
Overcast
Overcast
Abingdon
58° F
Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
Advertisement

NASCAR reinstates driver Jeremy Clements

Published On: Mar 13 2013 10:03:12 PM CDT
NASCAR Logo

NASCAR has reinstated Jeremy Clements following completion of stipulations set after the driver made insensitive remarks in an interview.
    
Clements is eligible to race this weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway, but will be on probation until Sept. 13.
    
Clements was sent to a sports diversity expert by NASCAR following his suspension for violating the sanctioning body's code of conduct. NASCAR determined Clements made an "intolerable and insensitive remark" during the course of an interview with a blogger for MTV News.
    
NASCAR says Clements had successfully completed an individualized program with Dr. Richard Lapchick and the staff at the Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sports at the University of Central Florida.