- Posted by lnorton
- On August 21, 2015
In some ways, when Shane Hmiel enters the car Saturday at Rockingham Speedway, it will be the most natural thing in the world.
Except for the fact that it was never supposed to happen, or so Hmiel and his family thought.
Hmiel was an up-and-coming NASCAR driver, making a name for himself in the Nationwide Series — then known as the Busch Series — when he was suspended for failing a drug test for the first time in 2003. He failed two more drug tests in the next three years, the last one coming in February of 2006, prompting NASCAR to ban him for life.
Read the full story at: USA Today