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NASCAR Nationwide Driver Cited for Underage Drinking
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Nationwide Series driver John Wes Townley has been cited for underage possession of alcohol.

Townley, who is 20, was cited Thursday.

He says in a statement he made a "terrible mistake" and apologized to NASCAR and his Richard Childress Racing team. He says he feels terrible and has learned a lesson.

Car owner Richard Childress says Townley made an error in judgment that will be handled internally at RCR.

Townley raced in Saturday's event at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

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