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Tyler Dippel reinstated after suspension

UPDATE:

NASCAR reinstated Gander Outdoors Truck Series driver Tyler Dippel after an indefinite suspension on Aug. 23.

Dippel was originally suspended for violating the Member Conduct Guidelines, specifically Section 12.1 of the NASCAR Rule Book, a behavioral penalty for “actions detrimental to stock car racing.”

NASCAR.com

UPDATE: Bob Pockrass reports that charges have been dropped, and Tyler Dippel has released a statement on the matter.

 

UPDATE: Fox Sports Alan Cavanna reports that Dippel was charged with possession of a controlled substance in New York last week.

UPDATE: NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series driver Tyler Dippel has been indefinitely suspended for violating the Member Conduct Guidelines of the NASCAR Rule Book.

Dippel violated Section 12.1 of the NASCAR Rule Book, a behavioral penalty for “actions detrimental to stock car racing,” according to a NASCAR spokesperson.

NASCAR.com

UPDATE 2: DJ Kennington will drive the #02 truck this weekend at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park.

TEAM STATEMENT: 

ORIGINAL POST: Tyler Dippel has been indefinitely suspended by NASCAR, Motorsport.com reports.

Dippel, driver of the #02 Chevrolet for Young’s Motorsports, was entered in Sunday’s Gander Outdoors Truck Series race at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park. Following the last race at Bristol Motor Speedway, he was ranked 13th in driver points with three top-10s and a lone top-five finish.

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