A noose was found in the garage stall of Bubba Wallace, NASCAR’s only Black driver, at Talladega Superspeedway in Lincoln, Alabama. The news comes less than two weeks after Bubba Wallace successfully managed to ban the Confederate flag at the racing tracks.
On June 22 noon, NASCAR released the statement that upon an unannounced inspection, a noose was found in the driver’s garage. And the organization will take all required steps to “eliminate” the culprit responsible for such action. What is a Noose NASCAR?
Bubba Wallace drives a No. 43 Chevrolet and has been associated with NASCAR for many years. The racer was “incredibly saddened” by the finding.
Replying to the Noose NASCAR incident, Bubba tweeted, “The 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 ow persistent we must be in the fight against racism.”
“We are angry and outraged, and cannot state strongly enough how seriously we take this heinous act,” the series said in a statement. “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.” Wallace wrote on Twitter. What is a Noose NASCAR? Check the meaning.
— Bubba Wallace (@BubbaWallace) June 22, 2020
“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.” he added in the statement.
Read about What is a Noose? Noose Found in NASCAR meaning.
What Is A Noose NASCAR? Noose in NASCAR Meaning
A noose is a running loop of rope or wire which tightens as force is applied —mainly used for trapping animals and hanging people.
Noose comes in multiple sizes, the one found in Bubba Wallace’s garage is not unveiled to the media.
What is Noose NASCAR Meaning/Symbolism: As a noose was ‘found’, it must be placed by someone who wants Bubba to suicide or harm himself. The rope signifies lynching and hatred towards black people.
According to ESPN’s Marty Smith report, Wallace never saw the noose himself. One of his team members saw the rope lying in the garage and immediately reported the incident to NASCAR Officials, he stated.
NASCAR will take strict legal actions and work with law enforcement if necessary; the racing organization told Fox Sports.
Since its creation from 70 years ago, NASCAR has tried to ban the Confederate flags but failed miserably. Former Chairman Brian France attempted to bring about the change; however, his proposal was ignored and dismissed by people.
Bubba Wallace succeeded to ban the flags on the race tracks. In response, the racer received hatred from everybody around. People gathered at the NASCAR speedway holding flags, and a plane flew over the runway with tag “Defund NASCAR.”
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