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2020 NASCAR Thread

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by DanOregon, Feb 7, 2020.

  1. Matt1735

    Matt1735 Well-Known Member

  2. Spartan Squad

    Spartan Squad Well-Known Member

    But that's the thing. It's bad judgement because there are racist undertones with the symbol of the noose especially at a race track in the South. A person probably genuinely thinks raising the Stars and Bars is a heritage thing and isn't doing it to be racist. The problem is the symbol runs deeper than that. A noose hanging in a random garage is the same thing. I believe who ever strung this up probably did it to be funny and get a rise out of someone, but there is a deep meaning behind it for the Black community. Talladega staff really should have seen it sooner and told whoever did it to take it down or at least make it not look like a noose.
  3. tapintoamerica

    tapintoamerica Well-Known Member

    Exactly. What's so hard about any of this?
    OscarMadison likes this.
  4. justgladtobehere

    justgladtobehere Well-Known Member

  5. TigerVols

    TigerVols Well-Known Member

  6. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    Between the NASCAR photo of the noose and the rising COVID cases - I'm thinking it's not a good week for Clay Travis - despite the way it started.

  7. Scout

    Scout Well-Known Member

    It’s a noose.

    If someone says it’s used for something else, then they should have seen that it really looks bad and another knot could do the same job.
  8. Driftwood

    Driftwood Well-Known Member

    The owner of 311 Speedway at least owns what he did. The track has lost all but two sponsors, a couple of series said they won't come there, and seven employees have quit. The guy gave an interview and broke down in tears. He said, "I"m responsible." Whether they were crocodile tears or not, at least he didn't blame others.
  9. wicked

    wicked Well-Known Member

    Yeah, you don’t go around joking about lynchings.
    Jerry-atric likes this.
  10. tapintoamerica

    tapintoamerica Well-Known Member

    Between 311 and Ace, North Carolina has a couple of gems.
  11. Sam Mills 51

    Sam Mills 51 Well-Known Member

    Those aren't the only ones ... just the more high-profile gaffes.

    For now ...
  12. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Well-Known Member

    Well, then.

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