Jay Fabian, NASCAR Cup Series director, will be stepping away from his role temporarily, According to FOX Sports’ Bob Pockrass .
The Cup Series managing director Jay Fabian has a September 27 court date regarding felony charges of animal cruelty.
Fabian only started as Managing Director in 2019 after previously working in the Michael Waltrip Racing shop from 2007-2015. Jay also was on an Xfinity Series pit crew.
NASCAR Cup Series director Jay Fabian has temporarily stepped away from his role. NC online court records show he has a Sept. 27 court date on felony charges of animal cruelty. Several people will be used to fill his duties.
— Bob Pockrass (@bobpockrass) August 25, 2021
NASCAR said in a statement to Fox Sports that Fabian had “stepped back” from his role until the matter was resolved. However, if a driver or crew member for a team in NASCAR had been facing similar or lesser criminal charges, he or she would be named on NASCAR’s penalty report and officially suspended from the series for violating its code of conduct. However since Fabian works for NASCAR, the sanctioning body is treating him a bit differently.
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