NASCAR and Legacy Motor Membership have suspended driver Noah Gragson over his actions on social media.
NASCAR confirmed to Fox Sports activities that the suspension is said to a meme making enjoyable of the demise of George Floyd, a submit which Gragson had appreciated.
“We now have made the choice to droop Noah Gragson efficient instantly concerning his actions that don’t characterize the values of our workforce,” Legacy Motor Membership mentioned. “Josh Berry will drive the No. 42 entry for this weekend’s NASCAR Cup Sequence race at Michigan.”
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NASCAR then introduced an indefinite suspension for Gragson for violating the member conduct part of the NASCAR Rule Ebook.
“NASCAR absolutely helps Legacy Motor Membership’s resolution to droop Noah Gragson,” NASCAR mentioned. “Following his actions on social media, NASCAR has decided that Gragson has violated the Member Conduct part of the 2023 NASCAR Rule Ebook and has positioned him underneath indefinite suspension.”
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Gragson is in his first full season operating within the Cup collection and is thirty third within the standings with no top-10 finishes.
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“I’m disillusioned in myself for my lack of consideration and actions on social media,” Gragson posted on Twitter. “I perceive the severity of this example. I like and respect everybody.
“I attempt to deal with everybody equally irrespective of who they’re. I tousled plain and easy.”
Will probably be the ninth Cup collection begin for Berry, who will probably be racing instead of Gragson.