AUTO: JUL 03 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series - Coke Zero 400

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Say goodbye to seeing those confederate flags at any of the NASCAR events.

It has been announced in a statement on Twitter that they have been banned all events starting immediately.

From Complex:

The announcement comes less than a week after Bubba Wallace, the first full-time black driver in NASCAR since 1971, urged the organization to ban Confederate flags. “No one should feel uncomfortable when they come to a NASCAR race,” he said.

Wallace is also going to drive a vehicle featuring “a Black Lives Matter paint scheme.”

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