NASCAR Investigation Confirms Noose at Talladega was No Hoax

NASCAR Investigation Confirms Noose in the No. 43 garage of Petty Motorsports driver Bubba Wallace was not a hoax before the GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway.
TALLADEGA, ALABAMA – JUNE 22: Bubba Wallace, driver of the #43 Victory Junction Chevrolet, takes a selfie with NASCAR drivers that pushed him to the front of the grid as a sign of solidarity with the driver prior to the NASCAR Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on June 22, 2020, in Talladega, Alabama. A noose was found in the garage stall of NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace at Talladega Superspeedway a week after the organization banned the Confederate flag at its facilities. Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images

NASCAR Investigation Confirms Noose in the No. 43 garage of Richard Petty Motorsports driver Bubba Wallace was not a hoax before the GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway.

During an update Thursday on NASCAR’s investigation into a noose found in Bubba Wallace’s garage stall on Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway, NASCAR president Steve Phelps quickly dispelled any insinuation that the incident was a hoax.

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Kevin Harvick Continues Dominance at Atlanta

Kevin Harvick continues dominance in the NASCAR Cup Series, Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday.
HAMPTON, GEORGIA – JUNE 07: Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Busch Light For The Farmers Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Cup Series Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on June 07, 2020, in Hampton, Georgia. Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images

Kevin Harvick continues dominance in the NASCAR Cup Series, Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday.

In an exceptional relationship with Atlanta Motor Speedway, Kevin Harvick, the 2014 NASCAR Cup Series champion showed that again Sunday afternoon winning the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500, his third victory at the historic track.

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Nashville Superspeedway Returns to NASCAR Schedule in 2021

Nashville Superspeedway Returns to NASCAR, planning to host the NASCAR Cup Series in 2021. The concrete track was built in 2001 by Dover Motorsports, Inc.
LEBANON, TN – JULY 23: Carl Edwards, driver of the #60 Fastenal Ford, leads the field to the green on a restart, during the NASCAR Nationwide Series Federated Auto Parts 300 at Nashville Superspeedway on July 23, 2011, in Lebanon, Tennessee. Photo by Jason Smith/Getty Images for NASCAR

Nashville Superspeedway returns with plans to host the NASCAR Cup Series in 2021. The 1.3-mile concrete track was built in 2001 by Dover Motorsports, Inc., and has played host to NASCAR- and IRL-sanctioned events from 2001 to 2011.

The Tennessee track is set on nearly 1,000 acres just outside of Nashville. There are 25,000 permanent grandstand seats, and they can expand to 50,000 with temporary seating. There is also lighting to make night racing possible. Several series have raced at the Nashville oval including, NASCAR Xfinity Series, NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series, and the NTT INDYCAR SERIES.

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