NASCAR announced Wednesday that it has officially banned the united nations flag from all of its races and races,media reported. NASCAR wrote in a statement: “The presence of the Confederate flag at the Nascar event violates our commitment to providing a welcoming and inclusive environment for all fans, our competitors and our industry. Bringing people together around the love of racing and the communities it creates is what makes our fans and sports special. “
According to a tweet from NASCAR, the law explicitly prohibits fans from carrying the Confederate flag into the arena.
The announcement came after driver Bubba Wallace announced that he would attach a special black Lives Matter logo to his 43rd Chevrolet at the Martinsville circuit on Wednesday. Wallace is the only black driver currently in NASCAR and one of the most successful black drivers in the history of the series.