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Black NASCAR driver finds noose in garage stall
Black NASCAR driver finds noose in garage stall
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Bubba Wallace, the only black NASCAR full-time driver has stated that he has become the target of a "despicable act of racism" as an anonymous individual has placed a noose in the garage stall of his team. Wallace had previously and successfully campaigned to get the Confederate flag banned from NASCAR races. NASCAR itself stated that "We are angry and outraged and cannot state strongly enough how seriously we take this heinous act. We have launched an immediate investigation and will do everything we can to identify the person(s) responsible and eliminate them from the sport".