The neck rope was found in the black driver, Bubba Wallace garage, NASCAR said

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NASCAR has said that a noose was found at the track-side stand used by Bubba Wallace, the sport is superior to a single circuit black American driver.

An investigation has been launched into the noose, found in the garage stall on the circuit, Talladega in Alabama, said the organization.

Mr. Wallace had managed to push NASCAR boss for the banning of the flags Confederate to circuits for nearly two weeks, in the middle of the national anti-racism protests, sparked by George Floyd died at Minneapolis police custody on 25 May.

In a statement, NASCAR said he was “angry and outraged” about the noose, and that there was “no place for racism in NASCAR”.

“We have launched an immediate investigation, and do everything we can to identify the responsible person(s) and eliminate them from the sport,” the association added.

On Twitter, Mr. Wallace said, “the despicable act of racism and hatred that leaves me incredibly sad, and it serves as a painful reminder of how much further we have to go as a society and the degree of persistence, we need to be in the fight against racism.”

“My mother told me today,” They are just trying to scare you,” he wrote. “It’s not going to break me, I will not give me not over to the bottom. I will continue to proudly stand for what I believe.”

NBA Star LeBron James later tweeted his support for the black, the NASCAR driver, and called the noose “sickening!”

“Don’t you know not to stay alone! I am here with you, as well as all the other athletes,” he wrote. “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 in sports!”

While the rain later postponed on the Sunday of the NASCAR race, the association said that the noose was discovered that some 5,000 spectators returned for the circuit of Talladega, Alabama, this weekend, where the Confederates of the goods has been sold to the sides of Advantage 2020 and banners and American flags.

In the comments CNN, NASCAR has added that the noose is located in a restricted area where most of the staff have access. That includes race teams, officials, NASCAR, security and health and safety.

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