Bubba Wallace was booed when he was introduced, cheered when he crashed


Bubba Wallace, who is black, is the pro-Black Lives Matter race car driver who was distressed by what he said was a noose hanging in his garage. After an investigation by 15 agents, it was determined it was a loop used to pull the garage door down.

It had been hanging there since at least last year and no one could know he would be in that garage months later. In fact, no one was caught on video entering or leaving the garage.

Bubba also said he never saw it, but was told about it.

He did make quite a scene, suggesting the white people at NASCAR were racists. In a show of solidarity, all the employees and drivers marched behind him — when they thought it was a noose.

When he was introduced at the Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee, he was booed and when he crashed, people cheered.

They might see him as a hoaxer or it could be over the confederate flag ban they blame him for getting in place.

Wallace, the only Black driver racing full-time in NASCAR, had been in discussions with NASCAR executives about a confederate flag ban in the days before the announcement. It came two days after Wallace said on CNN that he thought the flag should be prohibited at NASCAR tracks.


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The Prisoner
The Prisoner
3 years ago

Bubba will retire from racing soon and become very rich.

NASCAR has not apologized for its encouragement of Bubba’s racist stunt. It has taken advantage of its loyal fan base. Since the fans have tolerated this, it will happen again.

Dee Dee
Dee Dee
3 years ago

Well, I guess Bubba’s “15 minutes of fame” is over! He is a fraud.

herbert r richmond
herbert r richmond
3 years ago

Sweet end for a hoaxer.