HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Earnhardt Ganassi Racing has fired two team members who have been charged with trafficking in marijuana.
Trevor Lysne and Jerome David Frey appeared in North Carolina Superior Court on Wednesday to face charges. The team fired them later in the day.
Lysne was a tire changer on the crew for Juan Pablo Montoya. Frey was a mechanic with the NASCAR team.
The two were arrested Tuesday after Huntersville police seized 10.5 pounds of marijuana that had been shipped from California.
Lysne was charged with trafficking marijuana, maintaining a dwelling to sell a controlled substance and being in possession with intent to distribute and sell marijuana.
Frey was charged with one count of trafficking marijuana and one count of intent to sell and distribute marijuana.
Team owner Chip Ganassi said in a statement he has a zero tolerance policy and was disappointed by the arrests.

Recent NASCAR Discussions

NASCAR Odds

Driver Odds
Brantley Gilbert Big Machine Brickyard 400 - Odds to Win @ Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Kyle Busch #18 +350
Martin Truex, Jr. #78 +450
Kevin Harvick #4 +650
Jimmie Johnson #48 +700
Kyle Larson #42 +750

Nascar Top Stories

Thumbnail Brickyard 400 Predictions Which driver will come away with the win at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and be the champion of the Brickyard 400 later today?
Thumbnail Lilly Diabetes 250 Picks The NASCAR Xfinity Series will hold the running of the Lilly Diabetes 250 later today. Here are our picks for this...
Thumbnail Lilly Diabetes 250 Odds The NASCAR Xfinity Series kicks off the racing weekend on Saturday with the running of the Lilly Diabetes 250. Here...
Thumbnail Brickyard 400 Odds The 2017 NASCAR Monster Energy Series moves to one of its more famous tracks this week in the Brickyard 400. Here is a look at the odds to...
Thumbnail Overton's 301 Predictions The 2017 NASCAR Monster Energy Series holds its next race today, the Overton’s 301. Here are some drivers we like to contend for...