NASCAR Suspends Cup Series Driver Cody Ware Indefinitely After Arrest For Assault On Monday

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NASCAR Cup Series driver Cody Ware has been indefinitely suspended by officials.

NASCAR reporter Bob Pockrass shared that Cody had been arrested today in Iredell County, North Carolina on two charges, “assault on a female” and “assault by strangulation- inflict serious injury.”

The former count is a misdemeanor charge, while the ladder is a felony charge:

According to the above sheriff’s records, his bond was set at $3,000 after his arrest.

Ware did not race at the dirt track yesterday at Bristol Motor Speedway with his father’s team, Rick Ware Racing.

The team released a statement on Saturday morning saying that the 27-year-old driver was taking a step back “to focus on a personal matter.”

Craftsman Truck Series regular Matt Crafton substituted for Ware in the No. 51 Ford. He finished in 34th place after an engine failure.

Cody has raced at the Cup Series level since 2017, with his best finish in 97 career starts being when he came in sixth place last August at Daytona International Speedway.

No further information about who the female is, or specific details surrounding the incident or arrest, have been released yet.

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