TMZ said it got a statement from NASCAR on the incident, saying it was aware of it, gathering facts and that it "take [s] this as a serious matter".
In this file photo, CEO and Chairman of NASCARBrian France speaks at the driver's meeting prior to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Nov. 20, 2016, in Homestead, Fla. France's father - Bill France Jr. - then ran NASCAR from 1972 until 2000. He is the grandson of NASCAR's founder, the late William H.G. France.
Murray withdraws from Citi Open QF; will miss Toronto, too
He came into this tournament seeded behind only Germany's Alexander Zverev , who beat brother Mischa Zverev 6-3, 7-5 on Thursday. Andy Murray has chose to withdraw from next week's Rogers Cup in Toronto after a gruelling week in Washington.
Article image South Sudan foes sign final power-sharing deal
The war has killed tens of thousands, displaced some four million people and left the oil-rich country's economy in ruins. A similar arrangement fell apart in July 2016 when fighting erupted in the capital, Juba, and Machar fled the country.