Originally written on Total Sports Blog  |  Last updated 3/5/13
Jeff Gordon and Dale Earnhardt Jr., talk outside the garage during practice (AP Photo/Terry Renna) Last Wednesday, Total Sports Blog reported that Jeremy Clements, a NASCAR Nationwide Series driver, had been suspended by NASCAR indefinitely for violating the Code of Conduct. We finally have reasons for the suspension. According to MTV, Clements uttered a racial slur in a conversation with their editor, Marty Beckerman.  This was Beckerman’s  first time covering race weekend at Daytona and NASCAR in general.   The slur was said prior to the Drive for COPD 300 at Daytona International Speedway. “I was there to do a fish-out-of-water story about going to NASCAR and having a wild, crazy weekend.  And, we were doing interviews with many of the drivers, and I was on the way to another interview — we were looking for [driver] Johanna Long’s trailer — and the NASCAR publicist called Mr. Clements over and asked him for help finding her,” Beckerman said. “He walked us toward where she was, an...
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