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NASCAR and Legacy Motor Club jointly suspend Noah Gragson.

NASCAR and Legacy Motor Club jointly suspend Noah Gragson.NASCAR and Legacy Motor Club jointly suspend Noah Gragson.

NASCAR and Legacy Motor Club jointly suspend Noah Gragson.

Publish – 6 aug,2023

 

NASCAR and Legacy Motor Club have taken swift action in suspending Noah Gragson after he liked a racially insensitive social media post. As a consequence, Josh Berry will be stepping in to drive the No. 42 car this weekend at Michigan International Speedway, according to the team’s announcement.

The decision to suspend of the racer was made immediately, as his actions were deemed inconsistent with the values upheld by the team. In light of this, Josh Berry will be taking the wheel for this weekend’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan.

Company has extended its full support to Legacy Motor Club’s suspension of this racer, determining that his conduct on social media violates the Member Conduct section of the 2023 Rule Book.

The Cup Rule Book’s Section 4.3.E clearly states that Members are prohibited from making public statements or communications that criticize, ridicule, or disparage others based on race, color, creed, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, or handicapping condition. Gragson’s actions fall within this prohibited category, as specified in Section 4.4.D, which outlines actions that could result in a fine and/or indefinite suspension.

NASCAR and Legacy Motor Club jointly suspend Noah Gragson.
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NASCAR and Legacy Motor Club jointly suspend Noah Gragson.

Chevrolet, the brand associated with his’s car, has also expressed its support for BOTH’s decision to suspend him. They affirm that his’s actions do not align with their brand values and beliefs and pledge to collaborate with Legacy Motor Club on determining next steps.

In response to the situation, he has issued a statement on social media expressing disappointment in himself for not exercising more caution and responsibility on social media. He acknowledges the gravity of the situation and claims to treat everyone equally regardless of their background, accepting full responsibility for his mistake.

It is noteworthy that Gragson is in his debut season running full-time in the Cup Series, adding an extra layer of significance to the suspension.

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