NASCAR asks fans to stop displaying Confederate flags

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NASCAR is asking fans to keep their Confederate flags away from the tracks

In a statement signed by 30 NASCAR venues and released Thursday, the organization requested fans to “refrain from displaying the Confederate Flag at our facilities and NASCAR events.”

“We are committed to providing a welcoming atmosphere free of offensive symbols,” the statement read. “This is an opportunity for NASCAR Nation to demonstrate its sense of mutual respect and acceptance for all who attend our events while collectively sharing the tremendous experience of NASCAR racing.” Read more…

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