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NASCAR bans Confederate flag from its races and properties

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Published: Jun. 10, 2020 at 5:03 PM EDT
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NASCAR has banned the Confederate flag from all events and properties.

NASCAR says the Confederate flag “runs contrary to our commitment to providing a welcoming and inclusive environment for all fans, our competitors and our industry.”

Former chairman Brian France in 2015 tried to ban the flying of Confederate flags at race tracks, a proposal too broad to enforce and one that angered NASCAR’s core Southern-based fan base.

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6/10/2020 4:56:16 PM (GMT -4:00)

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