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The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is an American auto racing sanctioning and operating company that is best known for stock-car racing. The privately owned company was founded by Bill France Sr. in 1948, and his son, Jim France, has been the CEO since August 6, 2018. The company is headquartered in Daytona Beach, Florida. Each year, NASCAR sanctions over 1,500 races at over 100 tracks in 48 US states as well as in Canada, Mexico, and Europe.

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President Trump Calls Bubba Wallace Noose Controversy a 'Hoax' [Video]

President Trump Calls Bubba Wallace Noose Controversy a 'Hoax'

In a tweet, Trump wrote that NASCAR's only Black full-time driver should apologise to other racers and officials.

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White House Says Trump Undecided On Confederate Flag, Against "Cancel Culture" [Video]

White House Says Trump Undecided On Confederate Flag, Against "Cancel Culture"

During Monday's press briefing, White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany kept quiet. McEnany would not say whether President Trump supports flying the Confederate flag or is against it. "What we're..

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Trump calls on NASCAR's Wallace to apologize for so-called 'hoax' [Video]

Trump calls on NASCAR's Wallace to apologize for so-called 'hoax'

U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted that NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace should apologize over an incident in which he found a noose in his garage, calling it a 'hoax'. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.

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NASCAR photo shows noose found in Wallace garage [Video]

NASCAR photo shows noose found in Wallace garage

NASCAR releases photo of noose found in driver's garage following completion of incident

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No explanation for noose as NASCAR completes investigation [Video]

No explanation for noose as NASCAR completes investigation

NASCAR said on Thursday it had completed its own investigation into the noose found in the garage of Bubba Wallace, the only Black driver competing in the top series, without determining who did it or..

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Bubba Wallace Fires Back After FBI Says Noose Was Not a Hate Crime [Video]

Bubba Wallace Fires Back After FBI Says Noose Was Not a Hate Crime

NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace is speaking out against claims that he orchestrated the discovery of a noose in his Talladega Superspeedway garage.

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'No crime committed' in NASCAR noose investigation [Video]

'No crime committed' in NASCAR noose investigation

The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it found no federal crime was committed after a noose was discovered in the garage of Bubba Wallace, the only Black driver in NASCAR's top series. Adam Reed..

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NASCAR Investigating Noose Found in Bubba Wallace's Talladega Garage [Video]

NASCAR Investigating Noose Found in Bubba Wallace's Talladega Garage

The noose was discovered by members of Wallace's team on Sunday afternoon.

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NASCAR to investigate noose in Wallace's garage [Video]

NASCAR to investigate noose in Wallace's garage

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. Adam Reed reports.

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NASCAR Bans Confederate Flags From All Racing Events [Video]

NASCAR Bans Confederate Flags From All Racing Events

NASCAR announced on Wednesday that they are banning the Confederate flag from all racing events. The decision comes amid nationwide and international protests over the May 25th killing of George Floyd...

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NASCAR Bans Fan's Confederate Flags At Tracks [Video]

NASCAR Bans Fan's Confederate Flags At Tracks

In the wake of nationwide protests of racism, NASCAR made a major move on Wednesday. NASCAR has decided to ban the Confederate flag from its racetracks and facilities. “The presence of the..

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NASCAR bans confederate flags at events [Video]

NASCAR bans confederate flags at events

In the wake of nationwide protests against racism, NASCAR moved Wednesday to ban the Confederate flag from its racetracks and facilities. Freddie Joyner has more

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