Brian France, NASCAR chairman, arrested for DWI and criminal possession of oxycodone

NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France

NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France

Sunday night at 7:30pm, NASCAR's CEO Brian France was arrested for driving under the influence in the Sag Harbor community of the Hamptons.

Police said France was released at 9:30 a.m. Monday after arraignment. He was released on his own recognizance and is scheduled to appear in court September 14.

We're working to gather more information.

Donald Trump listens as NASCAR CEO Brian France speaks at a campaign rally at Valdosta State University in Valdosta, Georgia February 29, 2016.

NASCAR issued a statement Monday saying NASCAR Vice Chairman and Executive Vice President Jim France has assumed the role of interim chairman and chief executive officer.

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First, here's the public story, as told by the Sag Harbor Village Police Department statement obtained by ESPN. He said in a statement that his indefinite leave will be used to focus on his "personal affairs".

Cops also found oxycodone pills on him during a search, officials said. Brian France became CEO in 2003.

Police said France smelled of alcohol and slurred his words during the traffic stop.

He's introduced a playoff system, overhauled the design of its cars, and pushed for diversity within the circuit's predominantly white, male ranks. There's nothing to report on that. France told police that he was drinking soda at the time and "bumped into something". A 911 call reported a man driving "at a very reckless speed" through downtown before turning in to the entrance to the Marina Pointe condominiums, which shares an entry road off Beach Street with the Chart House restaurant.

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