White House Defends Trump Tweet Urging Black NASCAR Driver to 'Apologize'

The White House stands by President Donald Trump's call for a Black NASCAR driver to apologize after a noose was reported hanging in his garage stall at the Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama last month, even though the driver wasn't the person who reported the rope.

NASCAR Bans Confederate Flag From Events, Ends National Anthem Policy

NASCAR has already paved the way for American sports to return, including racing with no fans and limiting the number of pit crew members. Now, NASCAR has prohibited the Confederate flag and ended its policy requiring teams to stand during the national anthem.