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NASCAR Bans General Lee

NASCAR banned the General Lee from Phoenix International Raceway because the car’s rooftop Confederate flag.

“(The) Confederate flag is not something that should play an official role in our sport as we continue to reach out to new fans and make NASCAR more inclusive,” NASCAR spokesman David Higdon said in a statement.

Left Lane Article
http://www.leftlanenews.com/nascar-bans-general-lee-from-phoenix-race.html

FOX News Article
http://radio.foxnews.com/toddstarnes/top-stories/nascar-bans-general-lee-over-confederate-flag-concerns.html


Added: Mar-6-2012 Occurred On: Mar-6-2012
By: joe prole
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Regional News, WTF
Tags: Confederate flag, NASCAR, General lee car
Location: Phoenix, Arizona, United States (load item map)
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