NASCAR's archaic drug-testing policy needs an overhaul

Aaron Fike's admission that he used heroin on race days should send a strong message to NASCAR: Your drug-testing policy has failed, writes Terry Blount.

Updated: April 9, 2008, 3:11 PM ET
By Terry Blount | ESPN.com

NASCAR just got its wake-up call. End this long slumber of a failed drug-testing policy before it's too late.

In the case of Aaron Fike and the people who raced alongside him, it's already too late. Fike admitted in an ESPN The Magazine story that he was injecting heroin while competing in Craftsman Truck Series events.

What more does NASCAR need to see to realize its 20-year policy of "reasonable suspicion" for drug testing does not work?

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