Tag Archives: NASCAR

WH Taps NASCAR For Vaccine Push To Conservatives

The Wall Street Journal reports: The Biden administration is enlisting the help of groups including the Christian Broadcasting Network Inc. and Nascar to encourage more people to get the Covid-19 vaccine, particularly members of communities that have been the most skeptical. The administration aims to use such organizations to help persuade conservatives, one of the demographic groups that polls show …

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Liberty U Car Wins Playoffs Spot In Three-Way Battle

The Sporting News reports: William Byron earned his first Cup Series victory Saturday at Daytona in the Coke Zero Sugar 400 to book his place in the NASCAR playoffs. Byron’s win also drew another round of social media jokes regarding the capitulation of Jerry Falwell Jr., the evangelical president of Liberty University who resigned this past week amid separate social …

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FBI: Noose In NASCAR Garage Was There Since 2019

ABC News reports: The FBI has determined that the noose found in Bubba Wallace’s garage stall this past weekend at Talladega Superspeedway has been there since at least October, 2019. In a joint statement from U.S. Attorney Jay Town and FBI Special Agent in Charge Johnnie Sharp Jr, it was announced that after numerous interviews and a thorough review of …

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Confederate Flag Banner Flies Over NASCAR Race

ESPN reports: NASCAR has banned the Confederate flag from being displayed at its events, but supporters of the symbol still managed to be seen Sunday before the race was postponed to Monday because of inclement weather. Vehicles lined the boulevard outside Talladega Superspeedway in Lincoln, Alabama, waving the flag and a plane flew above the track towing a banner of …

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NASCAR Says Noose Found In Garage Of Black Driver

ESPN reports: A noose was found in the garage stall of Bubba Wallace at Talladega Superspeedway in Lincoln, Alabama, on Sunday, less than two weeks after Wallace, who is NASCAR’s only black driver, successfully pushed the stock car racing series to ban the Confederate flag at its tracks and facilities. “Late this afternoon, NASCAR was made aware that a noose …

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NASCAR Bans Confederate Flags From All Events

ESPN reports: Two days after Bubba Wallace called for NASCAR to ban all Confederate flags at racetracks, the organization did just that. Wallace, the circuit’s only black full-time driver, had told CNN Monday: “My next step would be to get rid of all Confederate flags. No one should feel uncomfortable when they come to a NASCAR race. So it starts …

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Daytona 500 Ends In Fiery Crash, Trump Sends Prayers

USA Today reports: Denny Hamlin won the Daytona 500, which took two days to complete due to inclement weather and was started by President Donald Trump, but the 62nd version of the race will mostly be remembered for the grizzly wreck involving Ryan Newman on the final lap. The frightening crash occurred when teammate Ryan Blaney nudged Newman’s No. 6 …

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Trump To Take Limousine Lap At Daytona 500

Fox Business reports: President Trump’s appearance at the Daytona 500 on Sunday may feature a guest appearance from the presidential limousine known as “The Beast.” Trump is planning to take a lap around the track at Daytona International Speedway prior to the venerable NASCAR event, Fox News chief White House correspondent John Roberts reported on Friday, citing multiple sources familiar …

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NASCAR Rejects Gun Ads For Its Souvenir Programs

CNN reports: NASCAR rejected advertisements for its souvenir programs from multiple firearms companies earlier this summer as part of what is being seen as a “gradual shift” in its position on guns. The move may be another example of how major companies are adjusting as the nation grapples with guns in America. NASCAR’S apparent shift stunned gun enthusiasts who said …

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NASCAR CEO Name-Drops Trump During DUI Arrest

TMZ Sports reports: Brian France — the CEO and Chairman of NASCAR — was arrested for DUI on Sunday evening in The Hamptons and cops say he was also in possession of oxycodone, TMZ Sports has learned.  The 56-year-old — one of the most powerful people in professional sports — was initially stopped in Sag Harbor, NY while driving a …

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NASCAR Calls For Repeal Of North Carolina’s Hate Law

From the Charlotte Observer: As opposition to North Carolina’s House Bill 2 grows, NASCAR has joined the chorus of companies calling for the law to be overturned. According to Motorsport.com, a site that covers racing news, NASCAR Chairman Brian France made the announcement at a meeting this week with Associated Press sports editors. Jim Utter, a longtime NASCAR writer, reported …

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Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson Prays For GOP “Jesus Man” President At NASCAR Invocation [VIDEO]

Screengrabber reports: Unapologetic bigot Phil Robertson delivered the invocation before tonight’s NASCAR race in Texas, and it didn’t disappoint—if you were looking forward to the duck call industrialist to pray for “A Jesus man” to be elected president in November. That automatically excluded Hillary Clinton (who is not a man) and Bernie Sanders (who is not Christian) from consideration. (Robertson …

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NASCAR CEO Endorses Trump [VIDEO]

And a bunch of star drivers too. Politico reports: NASCAR CEO Brian France endorsed Donald Trump at a rally in Valdosta, Georgia — one day ahead of all-important Republican primary contests across the South. “I’ve known Donald for over 20 years,” France said. “I’m going to tell you one thing: You know about his winning and success. He wins with …

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NASCAR Denounces Indiana

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Headline Of The Day

Details. Over on Michelle Malkin’s Twitchy, commenters are claiming that the dead man was “planted” by “gun-grabbing leftists.”  Seriously.  A sample: “No way was this guy an NRA member or NASCAR fan. He was a plant by the gun grabbers. Do you know how easy it is to find a liberal so miserable that they want to end their life?”  …

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