NASCAR Officials: Noose Found in “Bubba Wallace’s” Garage.
NASCAR said that A noose was found in the garage stall of “Bubba Wallace”
and No.43 Richard Petty Motorsports Team On Sunday.The Race held in Talladega Superspeedway.
BubbaWallace is the only Black Driver in NASCAR Race.ANd he Is one of those who raised their in Black Lives Movement.
He wore I CAN’T BREATHE shirt in Races and also painted his care with The Black Lives Matter to show support and solidarity with George Floyd’s Family and with Black Community.
He is the one who raises voice NASCAR to ban the Confederate Flag.
NASCAR OFficial Statement:
NASCAR said it is unacceptable and we took serious action on this. And we do immediate investigation on it.
NASCAR Official statement released on Sunday in which they said, “We are angry and outraged, and cannot state strongly enough how seriously we take this heinous act.”
It added, “We have launched an immediate investigation, and will do everything we can to identify the person(s) responsibly and eliminate them from the sport.”
The organizer also said that ” the incident “only strengthens our resolve to make the sport open and welcoming to all.”
Bubba Wallace Tweet On This
While Bubba Wallace twitted on Sunday that this type of action is unbelievable and we must stay to fight against racism.
He wrote on Tweet, “despicable act” left him “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.”
“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 added.
Athlete Show Support with Bubba Wallace
In this situation, many other athletes came to support him. The NBA Star LEBRON James wrote a tweet, “Sickening! @BubbaWallace my brother! Know you don’t stand alone! I’m right here with you as well as every other athlete. I just want to continue to say how proud I am of you for continuing to take a stand for change here in America and sports!
@NASCAR I salute you as well!”
NASCAR Officials said that this area was restricted area and no one allowed to go there except NASCAR officials and Teams Officials.
However, Monday race canceled due to the Bad weather.