NASCAR To Ban Confederate Flag At All Events

June 10, 2020

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NASCAR made the announcement on Wednesday that they would be banning any showing of the confederate flag from all of it's events.

"The presence of the confederate flag at NASCAR events runs contrary to our commitment to providing a welcoming and inclusive environment for all fans, our competitors and our industry," the statement read.

"Bringing people together around a love for racing and the community that it creates is what makes our fans and sport special," they addded.

NASCAR returned to the track on May 17th after a brief hiatus due to coronavirus.