Carson Ware suspended after arrest

Carson Ware will not remain in Saturday’s Xfinity Series race at Kansas after he was detained Wednesday early morning.

Ware was detained simply after 3 a.m. in Salisbury, North Carolina, on misdemeanor charges of attack on a woman, easy attack and injury to personal effects. 

Ware, 21, was set to remain in the No. 17 cars and truck for SS Thumbs-up Racing. He’s the boy of NASCAR owner Rick Ware and sibling of NASCAR chauffeur Cody Ware. Saturday’s race at Kansas was set to be his seventh Xfinity Series begin of the season and the 10th of his profession.

Rick Ware stated Wednesday night that Ware had actually been forever suspended by NASCAR after his arrest.

“This morning I was notified of a situation that involved Carson Ware,” Rick Ware said in a statement through his team. “At this time, Carson has been indefinitely suspended by SS Green Light Racing and NASCAR. While I am frustrated by the actions of Carson, I am even more disappointed for Bobby Dotter and his entire team … My hope is that Carson will get the help that he needs during this difficult time.”

Carson Ware’s finest surface in an Xfinity Series race is a 20th at Pocono in 2020. His finest surface of 2021 is 28th. He completed because area at Michigan and Pocono. He’s driven the No. 17 cars and truck in 4 of his starts in 2021. 

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.