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2:27 PM ET ESPN News Services New Hampshire Motor Speedway will allow fans in the grandstands and suites for the Aug. 2 NASCAR Cup Series race. Fans will be subject to social distancing requirements and additional health and safety protocols. New Hampshire Motor Speedway’s modified protocols will include social distancing in the grandstands and concession
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1:46 PM ET Bubba Wallace is thankful that a noose found in his garage at Talladega Superspeedway wasn’t intended for him, but he doesn’t think the ensuing investigation was an overreaction. “Are we hypersensitive to everything that’s going on in the world now? Absolutely,” Wallace, NASCAR’s only Black full-time driver, told ESPN’s First Take on
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5:33 PM ET ESPN News Services The FBI has determined that NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace was not the victim of a hate crime and that a pull rope fashioned like a noose had been on a garage door at Talladega Superspeedway since as early as October, NASCAR said Tuesday. “The FBI report concludes, and photographic
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8:45 PM ET Associated Press TALLADEGA, Ala. — Ryan Blaney held onto the lead after a restart with two laps to go Monday, earning his second straight win at Talladega Superspeedway on a day that began with NASCAR drivers throwing their support behind Bubba Wallace. Blaney nipped Ricky Stenhouse Jr. at the finish line for
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9:20 PM ET Sonoma Raceway officials are conducting an investigation after “a piece of twine tied in what appeared to be a noose” was found “hanging from a tree on raceway property” on Saturday, the California track’s president said in a statement. “Our staff, on-site business tenants and local law enforcement have been contacted and
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11:48 AM ET ESPN News Services Racing icon Richard Petty will attend Monday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway to stand in solidarity with Bubba Wallace, sources tell ESPN’s Marty Smith. Petty decided to travel to the Alabama superspeedway after a noose was found in Wallace’s garage stall Sunday. Sources tell Smith that Petty
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11:01 PM ET ESPN News Services NASCAR said it is investigating after a noose was found in the garage of Bubba Wallace, who is NASCAR’s only black driver, on Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway in Lincoln, Alabama. “Late this afternoon, NASCAR was made aware that a noose was found in the garage stall of the 43
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