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Supercross' James Stewart suspended for season after failed drug test
Supercross' James Stewart suspended for season after failed drug test

Two-time supercross champion James Stewart was suspended from competition after failing a drug test earlier this year, the International Motorcycling Federation, or FIM, said Wednesday. Stewart and his team, Chino-based Yoshimura Suzuki Racing, confirmed the penalty and said they plan to appeal. The development came on the eve of the 2015 season for supercross, the stadium version of off-road motorcycle racing, or motocross. The season opens Jan. 3 at Angel Stadium and ends four months later. Stewart's 16-month suspension, which is retroactive to when Stewart failed the drug test last April, extends until Aug. 11. "We plan to appeal as I personally feel the punishment far...

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