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NASCAR has reinstated a former over-the-wall pit crewman for Michael Waltrip Racing who was dismissed from the team after violating the sanctioning body's substance abuse policy.

Eric Maycroft, former front tire changer on the No. 56 car of Martin Truex Jr., was reinstated Tuesday after his successful completion of the Road to Recovery program, according to NASCAR. Maycroft had been indefinitely suspended on Aug. 16 for an undisclosed violation of the league's substance abuse policy. MWR later released him citing a zero-tolerance policy.


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