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Right call made on Hornaday; will right calls be made on testing policy?

NASCAR made the right call allowing Ron Hornaday to continue racing after he admitted taking steroids, but for medical reasons, writes David Newton. But the question remains whether NASCAR's soon-to-be-unveiled drug-testing policy will be effective.

Updated: September 12, 2008, 11:49 PM ET
By David Newton | ESPN.com

LOUDON, N.H. -- NASCAR's decision not to penalize reigning Craftsman Truck Series champion Ron Hornaday for using a testosterone cream in the 2004 and 2005 seasons was the right call. The 50-year-old driver did not violate any rules because testosterone is not a banned substance under the sport's current drug policy.

That the new policy that will be released in the next few weeks -- likely next weekend at Dover -- will contain language that would make testosterone, steroids and other ...

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