N.C. speedway loses partnerships after ‘Bubba rope’ post


The Political Agitator’s response: It is a damn shame that folk don’t see a problem with this being a hangmans noose. So why was this hangmans noose in the stall anyway? For me that means that it was there simply because it was there for somebody to laugh and joke about because that is what they think about Bubba. Just my ignant opinion.

PINE HALL (AP) — A North Carolina racetrack has lost some partnerships after its owner advertised “Bubba Rope” for sale online days after NASCAR said a noose had been found in the garage stall of Bubba Wallace, the top series’ only Black driver.

A concrete company and a driver series ended their partnerships Friday with the half-mile, dirt track 311 Speedway in Stokes County, the Winston-Salem Journal reported.

The racetrack owner’s “Bubba Rope” post on Facebook Marketplace earlier this week sparked a backlash on social media and a condemnation from a spokesman for Gov. Roy Cooper.

“Buy your Bubba Rope today for only $9.99 each, they come with a lifetime warranty and work great,” the post said.

The Carolina Sprint Tour posted on its Facebook page that it would not race at the speedway for the remainder of its season, according to the newspaper.

“We do not condone nor support the comments and posts that have been made the past week,” the series said in a post online. (Read more)

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