Confederate flags flew in full force during NASCAR’s Coke Zero 400 competition final weekend notwithstanding eventuality officials seeking fans to keep a argumentative ensign divided from a event.
At a Coke Zero 400 competition in Daytona this weekend, a initial NASCAR competition given a shooting, eventuality officials also implemented an discretionary sell in that attendees could trade in their Confederate dwindle for an American one.
Many fans upheld on NASCAR’s offer. According to a Associated Press, “dozens” could be seen drifting in a stands.
“It kills me that NASCAR is jumping on a bandwagon
Other fans reiterated a oft-heard evidence that a Confederate dwindle is a indicate of Southern pride, not racism.
“It’s only a birthright and our Southern approach of life
Going forward, NASCAR competence be reduction flexible. Daytona speedway boss Joie Chitwood hinted to ESPN that he might cruise commanding a ban.
“[Banning it] is really an choice that we have to demeanour at, though also bargain a inlet of a event, and when we have people that indeed have purchased tickets, they’re attending and in terms of policies that are in place when they squeeze their tickets