NASCAR bans confederate flag at events

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Posted at 2:03 PM, Jun 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-10 17:03:53-04

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — NASCAR released a statement on Wednesday saying is will no longer allow confederate flags at events or any of its properties.

Read the statement below:

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. Bringing people together around a love for racing and the community that it creates is what makes our fans and sport special. The display of the confederate flag will be prohibited from all NASCAR events and properties.