For the first time, we’re hearing from @NASCAR driver Kyle Larson after he was fired in April for using a racial slur during a virtual racing event.
Who got kicked out of NASCAR?
1, 2021. “Kyle Larson has fulfilled the requirements set by NASCAR, and has taken several voluntary measures, to better educate himself so that he can use his platform to help bridge the divide in our country,” NASCAR said in a statement. “Larson’s indefinite suspension has been lifted.
Who died in NASCAR last night?
Former NASCAR driver and team owner Eric McClure, who made nearly 300 starts in the NASCAR Xfinity Series in a career that spanned from 2003-16, died Sunday.
Why did NASCAR driver get fired?
Budding NASCAR superstar Kyle Larson was fired by his racing team on Tuesday after the driver used a racist slur during a virtual racing event, the company announced. … The 27-year-old Northern California native is one his sport’s rising stars and is currently seventh in the NASCAR Cup Series standings.
What did Kyle Larson say to get suspended in 2020?
Larson was fired by Chip Ganassi Racing and suspended by NASCAR in 2020 after he used a racial slur during a Twitch stream, leaving his future in the sport in doubt. He has since worked to make amends for his mistake, which he said left damage that was likely “unrepairable.”
How did Eric McClure die NASCAR driver?
McClure said in 2013 he had been diagnosed with acute renal failure, and in 2019 he said he was being treated for kidney failure in both kidneys. McClure last October pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor domestic violence charge against his now-estranged wife.