NASCAR Rumors: How Track Security Will Enforce Confederate Flag Ban

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NASCAR no longer wants the Confederate flag waving anywhere near its races, but, at the end of the day, it will be up to security personnel to enforce the ban.

Sports Business Journal’s Adam Stern on Monday offered new insight into NASCAR’s Confederate flag ban, which was announced last week. Stern reported that track security will include the flag in the list of items it looks for during routine sweeps before, during and after races. Fans found with the flag in their possession either will be asked to take it down or leave the premises.

Here’s Stern’s report:

Obviously, it will be difficult for track security to keep an eye on everyone. People will slip through the cracks.

However, if properly enforced, the ban could go a long way toward making NASCAR races more diverse, welcoming events.

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