The noose was discovered on Sunday in the Wallace team’s stall at Talladega Superspeedway. Wallace is the only black full-time driver in NASCAR, and helped lead the push for the prohibition of thethe organization of future events.Speaking with CNN’s Don Lemon On Tuesday night, Wallace said that he never personally saw the noose and was just reacting to what the head of NASCAR had told him about it. After seeing the images of the rope after the fact, Wallace stated, ” It is a right up to the rope. ”
The investigations by the FBI and the NASCAR at the time to describe what was found as a noose. NASCAR has said that it was a ” garage door pull the rope shaped like a noose. ”
“I spoke to my team leader about it. … I wanted to make sure we weren’t jumping the gun, ” Wallace said of Lemon. “… It was a noose. If bound up in 2019, or whatever, it was a noose. Therefore, it was not directed at me, but someone tied a noose. “
In a statement, NASCAR said, ” We appreciate the FBI’s rapid and thorough investigation and are grateful to learn that this was not an intentional, racist act against Bubba. “
Before a race, Monday, drivers and members of the team have contributed to Wallace’s car to the front of the track.
Jimmie Johnson has explained the gesture. “As everyone knows, it is like a large family in the garage area, and the news has really upset us all. We want justice, in a sense, and we want to know who and why, ” Johnson said. “Until all those [questions] are answered, we want to stay with our friend. We want to stay with Bubba. “