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Townley put on probation for remainder of year

March 22, 2012, Official Release,

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- NASCAR announced Thursday that it has placed John Wes Townley, driver in the Camping World Truck Series, on probation until Dec. 31, 2012.

Townley violated Section 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car racing) of the 2012 NASCAR Rule Book. The violation occurred Feb. 7.

In addition to the steps already underway by his team RAB Racing, Townley will be evaluated by a certified substance abuse professional at NASCAR's discretion and will be subject to random alcohol and drug testing.