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Former truck racer Fike admits using heroin on race days

Updated: April 8, 2008, 8:05 PM ET
By Ryan McGee | ESPN The Magazine

Suspended NASCAR driver Aaron Fike now admits that he not only secretly struggled with drug addiction for years but also shot up heroin on some race days.

In his first in-depth interview since being arrested for heroin possession last summer, the 25-year-old said he had been using heroin for eight months and suffered from a dependency on painkillers for six years before that. In the weeks prior to his arrest, his once-a-week experiment with heroin had become a daily routine, ...

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