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Sport gallows knit found in garage by black Nascar driver Wallace

11:20  22 june  2020
11:20  22 june  2020 Source:   rp-online.de

NASCAR driver's brutal reality check

  NASCAR driver's brutal reality check NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace says most drivers in the sport support the Black Lives Matter movement, except for one who "doesn't really matter".Wallace, NASCAR's only African-American driver, helped push for a change in the sport when he called for the confederate flag to be banned from racetracks. In a widely praised move, the sport's officials suspended the use of the flag but not everybody agreed with the move.

NASCAR said in a statement that it was “made aware” of a noose that had been found in the garage stall of Bubba Wallace , the lone black driver in the organization’s Cup Series, during a race in Alabama on Sunday. An immediate investigation has been launched into the incident, NASCAR

Wallace , the only black driver in the motor sports giant’s top tier, said it was “a painful reminder of how much further we have to go.” The noose was found about two weeks after NASCAR announced it was banning the Confederate battle flag from its events and properties, spurred by the nationwide

Lincoln. A rope was found in the garage of the only black Nascar driver - a symbol of the Ku Klux Klan. After nationwide protests against racism and police violence, the racing series banned the Confederate war flag at all of its events in mid-June.

 Bubba Wallace. © CHRIS GRAYTHEN Bubba Wallace.

A gallows rope has been found in the garage of the currently only black Nascar driver Bubba Wallace (26) on the Talladega Superspeedway race track in the US state of Alabama. "We are angry and upset and cannot emphasize enough how seriously we take this hideous act," said America's most popular motorsport series on Sunday evening (local time). There is no place for racism in the Nascar scene. In late Sunday afternoon, those responsible were made aware of the gallows knit, after which an investigation was launched. The race scheduled for Sunday had been postponed to Monday due to bad weather.

UPDATE 1-Motor racing-NASCAR to investigate after noose found in Wallace's garage

  UPDATE 1-Motor racing-NASCAR to investigate after noose found in Wallace's garage MOTOR-NASCAR/ (UPDATE 1):UPDATE 1-Motor racing-NASCAR to investigate after noose found in Wallace's garageJune 22 (Reuters) - NASCAR has launched an investigation after a noose was found in a garage stall at Talladega belonging to Bubba Wallace, the only Black driver competing in its top Cup series.

The popular U.S. race car series NASCAR is investigating what it called Sunday a “heinous act” after a noose was found in the team garage of Bubba Wallace , its only top-level Black driver . Protesters on Saturday and Sunday drove cars and trucks flying the confederate flag on roads near the track.

Bubba Wallace is in his third season driving the iconic No. 43 Chevrolet for Richard Petty Motorsports. Wallace has six total Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series wins, becoming the first African-American since Hall of Famer Wendell Scott to win a NASCAR race when he went to Victory

Wallace, who campaigned for the Black Lives Matter movement, condemned the incident. "Today's despicable act of racism and hate makes me incredibly sad and serves as a painful reminder of how much further we have to go as a society and how persistent we have to be in the fight against racism," tweeted the 26-year-old. "As my mother told me today," They're just trying to scare you. "" The incident will not break him, he will continue to stand proudly for what he believes in.

After nationwide protests against racism and police violence against blacks, the racing series had banned the Confederate war flag at all of its events in mid-June. Wallace had previously advocated such a ban. The Confederates fought the southern states in the American Civil War (1861-1865) of the southern states and fought against the abolition of slavery and against more rights for blacks. The war flag is a symbol of racism in the eyes of many Americans.

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