Fans Protest Against NASCAR’s Confederate Flag Ban Ahead Of Geico 500

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June 21, 2020

NASCAR officially has banned the Confederate flag from all events and properties, and some viewers are clearly not happy with NASCAR’s recent stance.

Prior to the now-postponed Geico 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on Sunday, several cars displayed the flag while lining the boulevard outside the race track in Lincoln, Ala., per ESPN. A plane was seen flying over the race track towing both a Confederate flag and a sign reading: “Defund NASCAR,” according to FOX Sports’ Bob Pockrass.

Check it out, via, FOX Sports’ Bob Pockrass:

NASCAR allowed roughly 5,000 fans to attend the race, which has been moved to Monday.

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