Track Racer Gets DUI Charge Racing Drunk

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If your going to race, probably a good idea to be sober.

Tommy Grant Lathan, a circle-track race car driver was recently arrested for DUI while competing in a race on a private track in Indiana. Lathan was black-flagged and forced out of a race, and was later spotted drinking between races. He re-entered the race and intentionally crashed into another driver. Officers obtained a warrant to take a blood sample in which Lathan was later arrested on counts of operating while intoxicated and criminal wrecklessness. The arrest was controversial due to the track being private property, not open to the public.

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