Justin Peck Suspended After Failing DIRTcar Drug Test

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Justin Peck, seen here earlier this year, has been suspended by DIRTcar for a failed drug test. (Mark Funderburk Photo)

CONCORD, N.C. — Sprint car driver Justin Peck has been suspended by DIRTcar following a failed drug test.

Peck was found to be in violation of the World of Outlaws Substance Abuse Policy after a random test on July 12 prior to a World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series event at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio.

According to a penalty notice posted on the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series website, Peck tested positive for marijuana metabolite.

Peck has been suspended for 90 days from the date of the test and also fined $1,000. He may reduce that suspension to 60 days with the completion of an alcohol or drug-education program. Peck must pass two drug tests over the final 14 days of his suspension as well as pay his fine in order to be reinstated. He has the right to appeal the penalty.

Peck is the fifth driver to be suspended as part of DIRTcar’s Substance Abuse Policy, which was introduced in 2017. Prior to Peck, Scott Bloomquist was the most recent driver to be suspended after he skipped a drug test during Firecracker 100 weekend at Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Pa.