Police observed that France's blood alcohol levels were more than twice the legal limit and added that he struggled to keep his balance during a sobriety test.
The 56-year-old was detained overnight and was released on Monday, when he also issued a statement announcing his decision to take leave.
France said in a statement Monday that his indefinite leave will be used to focus on his "personal affairs".
Brian France has been NASCAR chief since 2003, following in the footsteps of his late father, Bill France Jr., and grandfather, Bill France Sr., who founded the organization in 1948. Effective immediately, Nascar vice chairman and executive vice president Jim France has assumed the role of interim chairman and chief executive officer'.
NASCAR doesn't comment on its ownership structure, but Jim France and his niece, Lesa France Kennedy (Brian's sister), are the co-owners of the sanctioning body, according to available public documents and sources.
During the stop, France was searched which was when officers found the oxycodone pills, according to police.
Brian France had been notably hands-off in his management of NASCAR, preferring to delegate his responsibilities and largely keeping a lower profile in the paddock. France was reportedly driving a 2017 Lexus and passed through a stop sign.
"We take this as a serious matter and will issue a statement after we have all of the facts", NASCA said in a statement confirming the incident, TMZ reported. The legal limit for driving in NY is 0.08.
He's introduced a playoff system, overhauled the design of its cars and pushed for diversity within the circuit's predominantly white, male ranks. "We're focused on ruling and managing NASCAR".
Busch had a media event Tuesday in SC for Darlington Raceway and said he hopes France's issues don't "affect NASCAR in a negative way". The two groups host the majority of NASCAR's Cup Series races, and the France family also owns NASCAR. "Rumors are always interesting, but they're seldom right".
France was arraigned Monday at Sag Harbor Village Justice Court after spending the night in jail. She said she also watched as France "fell over his own feet" as he got out of his vehicle.
The Love Me Like You Do singer and her fiancé live together , and the couple split their time between NY and London. Ellie and Caspar confirmed their engagement in The Times' personal announcement section.
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