A Statement From NASCAR Following France Arrest
FORT WORTH, TX - APRIL 09: Ryan Blaney, driver of the #21 Motorcraft/Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center Ford, and Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Jimmy John's Ford, lead the field past the green flag to start the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series O'Reilly Auto Parts 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on April 9, 2017 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Ryan Blaney; Kevin Harvick
The NASCAR Series have issued the following statement following the news of the arrest of their Chairman and CEO Brian France.
We are aware of an incident that occurred last night and are in the process of gathering information. “We take this as a serious matter and will issue a statement after we have all of the facts.