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Hess out for violating substance abuse policy

August 23, 2012, Official Release,

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Ryan Hess, a crew member in the Nationwide Series, has been indefinitely suspended from NASCAR for violating the sanctioning body's substance abuse policy.

On Aug. 22, Hess was found to have violated Sections 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car racing) and 19 (violation of the NASCAR substance abuse policy) of the 2012 NASCAR Rule Book.