NASCAR suspends crew member Kenneth Luna, a crew member for the R3 Motorsports team in the Nationwide Series, has been indefinitely suspended from NASCAR for violating the NASCAR substance-abuse policy, the sanctioning body announced Thursday.
Luna is a gas man/fuel runner for the team and has various shop duties.
Team Statement regarding the suspension
NASCAR has indefinitely suspended Kenneth Luna, crew member for R3 Motorsports, for violating their substance policies. Luna was the team’s gas runner and second –can man on race day and has various shop duties during the week, as well.
“This in an unfortunate instance and we hate to see something like this happen to Kenneth and our team,” said Robert Richardson, Sr., owner of R3 Motorsports. “We fully support and stand side-by-side with NASCAR’s substance violation policies and will continue to follow their guidelines in this area. This isolated incident will be dealt with and handled by NASCAR and our race team.
“Our job now is to move forward and have a good race this weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.”
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