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NASCAR driver Jeremy Clements suspended

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - NASCAR has suspended Nationwide Series driver Jeremy Clements for violating the sanctioning body's code of conduct.

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The suspension announced Wednesday is indefinite.

NASCAR senior vice president of racing operations Steve O'Donnell said Clements made an ``intolerable and insensitive remark'' during the course of an interview.

No other details were given, and Clements did not go in depth in a statement released Wednesday night.

``I apologize and regret what I said to the NASCAR writer and to NASCAR, my sponsors, my fans, and my team,'' he posted on his Facebook page. ``NASCAR has a Code of Conduct that everyone must follow and I unintentionally violated that code. I will not get into specifics of what I said but my comment to the writer was in no way meant to be disrespectful or insensitive to anyone or to be detrimental to NASCAR or the NASCAR Nationwide Series. I will do what I need to do in order to atone for my error in judgment. ``

Clements finished 33rd in Saturday's race at Daytona after dropping out early with an oil line problem.

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