NC Racetrack Loses Sponsors Over 'Bubba Wallace Rope' Following Noose Incident

01 Juillet, 2020, 04:37 | Auteur: Adelaide Bullion
  • After the noose incident in Talladega Bubba Wallace left received support from team owner Richard Petty and the rest of the NASCAR drivers

A North Carolina racetrack has dropped some partnerships immediately after its operator marketed "Bubba Rope" for sale online days just after NASCAR explained a noose had been located in the garage stall of Bubba Wallace, the best series' only Black driver.

A concrete company and a driver sequence finished their partnerships Friday with the half-mile, filth keep track of 311 Speedway in Stokes County, the Winston-Salem Journal reported.

Bubba Rope's post from the racetrack owner on Facebook Marketplace earlier this week sparked a backlash on social media and the conviction of a spokesman for Governor Roy Cooper.

"Buy your Bubba Rope now for only $9.99 each, they arrive with a lifetime warranty and operate terrific", the article reported.

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"After much discussion with our officials, a few drivers and teams we at Carolina Sprint Tour have made the decision to withdrawl (sic) our events from 311 Speedway for the remainder of the 2020 season", the series said on Facebook.

"We do not endorse or endorse the comments and posts that were made last week", the series said in an online post.

NASCAR officials released a photo Thursday of the rope found Sunday in Wallace's garage stall that prompted a federal investigation, which in turn determined that it was actually there since 2019. The only noose was the one in Wallace's garage stall.

The incident came less than two weeks after NASCAR banned the Confederate flag from its venues and races at Wallace's urging.



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