A nooseHas been hung overThe car of NASCAR’s only African-America driver at Talladega Superspeedway; NASCARAnd Bubba Wallace issue statements
Last week BubbaWallace encouraged the acceptance of change in the NASCAR community. In a CNN interview, he stated that the next step was for NASCARTo take would be a ban against the Confederate Flag.
It took days for the news to reach us. NASCARIt did exactly that. The Confederate flag has been banned from all sporting events and properties.
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The same day, BubbaWallace was the first to enter the race atMartinsville Speedway, without a sponsor. The team used the sponsorless car. ofSponsorship to take place ‘Black Lives Matter’Ensure that the machine is turned on.
Now, fast forward to this weekend. at Talladega Superspeedway. The race in TalladegaAlabama, was originally scheduled for today but has been postponed because of rain.
Update: FBI ends noose investigationStarting at Talladega NASCAR race; It’s been there since October 2019
Keep an eye out ofSunday Race, when a plane flew overConfederate flags were displayed at the speedway. The banner also had a message attached with the phrase. “Defund NASCAR.”
Tonight the cars were impounded. In anticipation, they will remain in the garage. of tomorrow’s postponed event.
But, someone has managed to sneak into the garage. hungYou can find more information at nooseThe No. 43 car. The carIt is driven by the only African American driver in the NASCARCup Series Bubba Wallace.
It’s noteworthy that fans have been allowed to the track, limited to 5,000. However, they are not permitted to enter the garage.
A person within the NASCARThis terrible act has been committed by the entire community of racism.
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HOMESTEAD, FLORIDA – JUNE 14: Bubba Wallace, driver ofThe #43 World Wide Technology Chevrolet stands on the grid before the NASCAR Cup Series Dixie Vodka 400 atHomestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Florida on June 14, 2020 (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images).
Bubba Wallace statement as noose hangs overhis car
“Today’s despicable act of racism and hatred leaves me incredibly saddened and serves as a painful reminder of how much further we have to go as a society and how persistent we must be in the fight against racism,” BubbaWallace opened with a social media statement.
“Over the last several weeks, I have been overwhelmed by the support from people across the NASCAR industry including other drivers and team members in the garage.”
“Together, out sport has made a commitment to driving real change and championing a community that is accepting and welcoming to everyone. Nothing is more important and we will not be deterred by the reprehensible actions of those who seek to spread hate.”
“As my mother told me today, ‘They are just trying to scare you.’ “
“This will not break me, I will not give in nor will I back down. I will continue to proudly stand for what I believe in,” Wallace concluded.
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“Late this afternoon, NASCAR was made aware that a noose was found in the garage stall of the 43 team. We are angry and outraged, and cannot state strongly enough how seriously we take this heinous act,” NASCARIn a statement
“We have launched an immediate investigation, and will do everything we can to identify the person(s) responsible and eliminate them from the sport.”
“As we have stated unequivocally, there is no place for racism in NASCAR, and this act only strengthens our resolve to make the sport open and welcoming to all,”The NASCARStatement concluded.
Update: FBI investigating noose at Talladega Superspeedway
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