i hope that all of you got this upended when They want a league that reflects their values instead of delivering BLM lectures and flag bans. Bob Pockrass (@bobpockrass) January 5, 2022. Yep, the drivers standing behind Bubba and his noose hoax was it for me. From then on the South was identified in mass media, etc in a positive context with the battle flag. It is a thick line we cannot cross anymore., Get back on the road where you came from.. Several tracks had to be closed due to a decrease in patronship. Still leaves 73 years unaccounted for but its a start. She expected the officer to move or be moved by management. Wallace soon became infamous after encouraging a hate hoax in the summer of 2020. NASCAR: 2022 Dover - Full starting lineup, updates, Blue Man Group Makes Appearance at 2022 NFL Draft, NASCAR dug their own hole with Denny Hamlin controversy. While NASCAR may have topped this one chart, the number of viewers tuning in has plummeted in the wake of NASCAR banning the Confederate flag and catering to Black Lives Matter. You can find Toms writing here, at CBSSports.com and Athlonsports.com, where hes been an editorial consultant for the annual racing magazine for 15 years. One of the key drivers involved was Bubba Wallace. There was once a time when American sports could be an escape from politics. ! What you stated is completely hypocritical. NASCAR, whose main fan base is in the South, which traditionally votes Republican, has banned driver Brandon Brown from driving a Lets Go Brandon themed car. A number of drivers participated in a league-sponsored video endorsing BLM and calling Americans to enact the radical movements agenda. This sport was hemorrhaging fans before going woke. Keep in mind these experiences came to light in 2008, the same year Barack Obama was elected president of the United States. The sport got its death sentence Sunday. A fan of cars and bikes, and most anything with an engine, he divides his time between work and family. If you or someone you know has a gambling problem and wants help, call 1-800-GAMBLER. Having 12yo kids ride by on their bikes chanting I am a black man, I am a black man. This BS with the virtual signaling and apologies for being WHITE, is just absurd. If you fly them on track property then they decide what is free speech and can tell you to take them down. There was one time in Bristol where a crew member came up to my ear and he said, Youre going to love getting kidnapped. And what do you say to that? Then, NASCAR finished it with strong words from its president, Steve Phelps, expressing the need for change. But the programs most notable success story, Kyle Larson, torpedoed his career by, of all things, using a racial slur on Twitch. Ive never seen any form of racism at any track Ive attended. It is expensive compared to other motorsports and is seen to be time-consuming for the forever-moving adolescents. Martin Luther King Jrs assassination. Ive been attending oval track races since 1952. NASCAR has been on the downward hill for some time now and the way to get everybody back I think is by having great, entertaining races and incredible stars to build around, Travis said. Stock Car Scoop: How Huge is Dover Win for Martin Truex Jr, Joe Gibbs Racing? Like a lot of American politicians, they want to replace their people with a new and better people. A back marker crash maker whod normally get very little tv exposure is going to be the center of fawning attention for a cause celebre that is awash in emotion, not facts. Most of these replies answer any questions about the prevalecne of racnsm in Nascar, dont they? In 2020, hard numbers show only limited growth in this arena. Statistics for NASCAR indicate that 63% are male, 20% are minorities and 47% are between the ages of 18 and 44, with the majority of this age bracket being in the older end, the number of which is also dropping yearly. Theres a hard truth: the sport loses fans in the short term. Been nice knowing you. So lets say the Confederate flag is banned at NASCAR events. So it starts with Confederate flags. The fan experience of going to a NASCAR race is very unique, but it is time for the sport to revitalize race day at the track. To this day, it was one of the most powerful one-on-ones Ive been a part of in my career. They want a league that reflects their values instead of delivering BLM lectures and flag bans. BLM is a Marxist organization, no thank you. When I cant even send a one-sentence text, its pretty frustrating. Brandon is not only an incredibly talented driver, but also a thoughtful individual wise beyond his years. NASCAR: Overlooked offseason change comes to light. Because some people are offended by it. The one your fathers and grandfathers fought under.. The content on this site is for entertainment and educational purposes only. All betting content is intended for an audience ages 21+. If youre all done with the sport youre sure making a big deal of something that shouldnt inherently bother you any more. But hopefully, by Fall 2021 enough of these leagues will have changed course as a matter of economic survival as they try to woo back all the fans they lost as a result of their woke shenanigans. July 17, 2020 8:40pm. Medgar Evers assassination. Heading out every week felt like sometimes, especially on the long road trips with one official, our conversation always went back to the KKK with him. When political sponsorship took place: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-11-04/trump-campaign-gets-a-race-car-courtesy-of-nascar-owners My local track will be getting all of my money. Funny how free speech is selectively protected. indeed. Most drivers would consider that an honor. Listen the only flag that should fly is the American flag. Unless you are a die-hard fan of the sport, people would rather watch condensed snippets of the race or read the highlights instead of actually spending time watching or subscribing to NASCAR real-time races. Clay Travis: NASCAR Alienating Its Own Fan Base By Going Woke, Bubba Wallace Junked By Blaney, NASCAR Stars Enjoy Spring Break, Kyle Busch Gets Lucky, Larson Almost Impaled, Team Fight, Denny Hamlin Blasts Terrible NASCAR, Bubba Wallace Shoves Boss, Chase Elliott Porn Star, Hooters Gianna In Puerto Rico, Chase Elliott Gives NASCAR Much-Needed Boost, Will Return At Martinsville, NASCAR Driver Cody Ware Arrested Monday On Felony Assault Charge. Ill never forget it. What we saw was a symbol of hate and was only present in one area of the garage, that of the 43 car of Bubba Wallace. The sudden lovers of NASCAR who fake embrace it because the wildly racist white hating Don Lemon interviewed a back of the pack Affirmative action driver and got him riled up will never attend a NASCAR race nor will they embrace the sport. When we were in the car riding around with him, it was like KKK this or black this just really picking my brain about being black or the black experience. For whatever reason black people do not support oval track racing. Nascar Losing Fans Over Blm. That includes President Donald Trump who recently took at a swing at NASCAR and Bubba Wallace on Twitter. So NASCARs position makes sense from this perspective. Nascar should get Danica back for a match race to see if one of them can actually win a race. That sounds like a very political message. If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, call 1-800-GAMBLER. were all getting caught up in the flurry of events this all stems from racism. Our country must do better. For whatever reason, there are very few blacks participating in the entry levels. Ive known Donald for over 20 years, France said at a rally in Valdosta, Ga. Im going to tell you one thing: you know about his winning and success. A Constitutional History of Secession by John Remington Graham The name Bubba Wallace has quickly become one of the most recognizable names in NASCAR, among fans and non-fans alike, specifically after the many controversial events of the 2020 season. We will listen and learn!#BlackLivesMattters pic.twitter.com/AYoYdY8IlX, Bubba Wallace (@BubbaWallace) June 7, 2020. Assuming the link is allowed, more inconvenient truths based on empirical data: https://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/en/news-page/news-nation/instagram-censors-fbi-crime-stats-graph-as-hate-speech. However this does not make it right. https://www.lewrockwell.com/2007/11/charley-reese/hooray-for-the-confederate-flag/. The rise of social media as a tool, pastime, or source of information and entertainment has certainly affected most sports, NASCAR included. we need to learn from the past and grow each day. I am with you, NA$CAR is dead to me. Others have a right to do things too and as long as they are not actually hurting you physically then grow a pair. They will go along with banning the flag as it is the politically correct thing to do these days. Hard working peoples lives are being ruinedetc. The No. Garth Brooks and Jeff Gordon mark the death of 2 strongly Southern traditions another step in destroying the USA. Unfortunately to watch (or at least attempt to) a race but seemingly only being fed BLM style NASCAR produced infomercials back-to-back after their president(?) The above car is a NASCAR entry that is supposed to look like a Toyota Supra. You folded to an upstart driver that saw an opportunity to be the poster boy of the new NASCAR, and political group of snowflakes and racist haters. This is convenient if the city where a follower lives in has a track, but for those that live a long distance from NASCAR venues, the cost to go to watch them is gradually becoming more expensive due to the continually rising prices of fuel. Did You Notice?NASCAR, in just the past seven days, has enthusiastically joined the Black Lives Matter movement. Unfortunately for Wallace, however, the victory lap was premature. You sound very emotional, like a snowflake ripped by the wind. And George Wallace will save it.. This is America.. The sport received its death sentence last Sunday. Sunday's race, the fourth most-watched sports event of the weekend, did face stronger-than-usual competition by going up against live NBA, NHL and PGA Tour action. funny tim tebow took a knee to say a prayer and his action was criticized. NASCAR dont fall into the trap. : Kyle Larson Reaching NASCAR Hall of Fame Territory, Did You Notice? Most die-hard fans of NASCAR are those that have followed it the longest. George Wallace. Its been a wort on the sport for DECADES. Get you a ride on a Greyhound bus when the national anthem is over, longtime car owner Richard Childress said on pit road in September 2017. This won't stop until NASCAR learns its fans aren't happy with these changes. There are not many drivers of color, for a simple reason. Bars, seating areas to relax and recharge your devices, and memorabilia stands now all sit in multiple spots along the concourse at Daytona, which stretches from the exit of turn four and goes down to the entrance of turn one. If we do our job right, when you think of us, and you hear, Lets Go Brandon, youll think and feel, Lets Go America., Having the financial support of LGBcoin is incredible, especially at such a pivotal time in our teams growth as we work to build to the next level of competition, the driver said. NASCAR is tired of its white, conservative fans. Are you really Americans? This was done more to keep the heat off team and NASCAR sponsors so they arent accused of doing nothing or stepping in it like the CEO of the Charlotte area security company. There were people just looking for a chance to kill NASCAR, now they have it and they have someone on the inside to help them who is untouchable. Their leadership is failing them; making the sport unwatchable. It will be done because many people harbor so much animus for the flag, that they dont feel welcome. The crypto company unveiled a car design for Brown this week. Many fans were turned off by it. Youve answered History Buff s question as to why folks didnt fly the confederate flag for those years. NASCAR has been trying to make the sport WWF and NBA for the last few years with all the smoke,lights,stages,playoffs etc. The South was Right by James & Walt Kennedy The black community and all people of color have suffered in our country, Phelps said with the field stopped on the frontstretch. But it seems that racing fans dont like being lectured about politics by overpaid drivers like Bubba Wallace while they enjoy the sport they love. I just heard your name for the first time yesterday. I personally dont believe anyone should be judged or treated differently because of their race/looks. I had planned on watching Martinsville. I agree with the comments of my colleague Bryan Davis Keith, who said Monday, Those of us that watch for escape [who] dont give a flying F about what millionaire athletes of all colors/creeds do/say/think other than wheeling their damned cars [now] safely get to grin and bear it.. From Union to Empire by Dr. Clyde Wilson The American flag can still be burned at a Nascar race which offends many but its free speech so its protected. The kind of television with a rotary knob. We stand for what our flag represents. If France wants to lose the support of millions of fans, this is a sure way to do it. New users can lock in this offer NOW by clicking this link. His Instagram Live conversation with Wallace helped spark a marked change in the way his sport reacted to race. My Honor, My Heritage and My Soul, Do. It has also been over 2 years since I have bought anything NIKE. I just dont see how this is enforceable. a poll came out the same day revealing that 34.5% of fans are watching fewer sports due to political and social messaging by leagues and players. We watched sports as an escape from all the political Bull Crap we have to put up with in the every day world. This could be written off as just a cringe yet ultimately insignificant corporate statement. What better way to open yourself up to someone that doesnt care about you, due to their own preconceived notions, than by shattering the mold of who people think you are? No corporation will take an anti-PC stance, as it is too costly to do so. Its no secret that NASCARs ratings have dipped over the past decade. Watch on. In hindsight, we should have, I should have used the word "alleged" in our . Last nights hit with @IngrahamAngle on NASCAR & the NFL. As an aside. Look no further than the trend occurring with the Daytona 500, the sports premiere event that opens up every season in February. The drivers should take a stand and not race if the Stars and Bars fly at any event. According to them, the Stars and Stripes represent the same things that they hate the confederate flag for. Is it going to happen now? I was real nervous a lot about that. by There are things others do that make me uncomfortable and I am sure at some point I have made others uncomfortable. Nascar Losing Fans Over Blm. A trip to Martinsville Speedway is like taking a step back in time: loaded hot dogs for just $2, parking on a hill just outside of the racetrack, and packed grandstands full in the middle of Appalachia. Having my sister, who works in retail, being threatened with You want me to put my knee on your neck and choke you out for doing nothing more than her job of asking for a receipt! So people at Nascar races cant fly or display the Confederate flag. Im sorry looking at a car emotionally scarred you, but thank you for being politically correct and exiting peacefully. While the 74-year-old welcomes a dynamic schedule and an influx of new tracks, he also warned NASCAR officials that they need to be careful about bombarding fans with too many changes and specifically talked about the most noticeable change for 2022 with the introduction of the Next Gen car. For more information, please read our Legal Disclaimer. That includes President Donald Trump who recently took at a swing at NASCAR and Bubba Wallace on . They want NASCAR to remain true to its roots and be an escape from the days troubles. Kid Rock, who is clearly not a fan of the show, told Entertainment Weekly: "I think it's the stupidest thing he's ever done in his life. Racing at any level is not cheap, especially if one has aspirations to make it to the big leagues. Been seeing this crap for decades! its real simple folks, just follow the 10 commandments, the basis of most of the laws that we have now. Once in a while I will leave it on as background noise if I am doing things around the house before the race starts. Meet Ross Chastains 2 Newest Enemies: Kyle Larson & Brennan Poole. Now with that said I do not think sports should be a place to vent your political views. Keep your racist rantings to things you know something about. Personally Ive always thought the confederate flag LOOKED cool (Ive always thought the British and Brazilian flags LOOKED cool too). Then, mere weeks later, NASCAR found a noose in the garage stall of its lone Black driver Bubba Wallace prior to the GEICO 500 at the Talladega Superspeedway in Lincoln, Alabama. Maybe NASCAR was in a death spiral anyway and this just accelerated it. In 2022, BMS driver Brandon Brown will sport an eye-catching red, white, and blue livery with the logo and wordmark of LGBcoin aboard his No. When Im at the track on race days, I like to hop on Twitter to get the latest breaking news before the race and see what drivers and teams are saying. He remained a friend of the Frances, influential in the construction and financial success of Talladega Superspeedway. as victims. Wallace should be allowed to drive his Black Lives Matter car but Brown should be able to drive his too if NASCAR wants to be fair. Flag of Dylan Roof. But, as it turns out, the joke is on Bubba. How many of that black audience actually celebrate Kwanzaa? Emancipating Slaves, Enslaving Free Men by Jeffery Rogers Hummel. The various platforms of social media have been a convenient and fast way to obtain information and entertainment on a particular sporting event. Zero people care about your racist opinions. Ive never been more proud of the sport than I have been in the last couple weeks. Sources have told me through the years NASCAR supported a Wallace bid for president all the way through 1980. As for NASCAR Ive seen them bending over backwards over the last few years to encourage inclusivity. 43 Chevy Camaro driver alleged that a noose was put in his garage before a race. That & Flag decision has caused lowest ratings EVER! Tracks need to be working with cell phone providers or get WiFi, seats need to be upgraded, dining options need to be added, and other facilities need to be added. Just 2.21 million people tuned into the race at Foxwoods last weekend. Its a moment in which his outlook on the sport changed forever. "The study shows that Nascar fans are socially more liberal than popularly perceived," said Perfomance Research co-founder Bill Doyle. Compare that 2.5% rate of black athletes competing at the highest level to over 80% for the NBA. NASCAR encouraged its fans and drivers to support the extreme Black Lives Matter organization. The bars and stars isnt the official confederate flag but those wanting it removed are too stupid to know that, Google confederate flag and the one they want banned isnt the actual confederate flag but the snowflake pansies wouldnt know that, As a 30-something white male, I cant begin to understand what its like to suffer prejudice due to the color of my skin.. uber interview rejection call, difference between federal government and unitary government brainly,

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