This past Sunday, NASCAR driver, Kyle Larson, used a racial slur during a live stream. You can check out the original coverage of the incident here. Be sure to check out the video above for more details regarding the immediate reactions to the stream.
Kyle Larson Racial Slur Fallout
Since the incident, Larson issued an apology to fans, the NASCAR community, and those the term no doubt offended. Investigations went under way the following morning, but Larson’s racing team, Chip Ganassi Racing, has issued their own respond as of today.
Statement regarding Kyle Larson: pic.twitter.com/5Q06Dhst8V
— Chip Ganassi Racing (@CGRTeams) April 14, 2020
Following their suspension of Larson from April 13th, Chip Ganassi Racing issued the statement above, completely cutting ties with the former driver. His sponsors McDonalds, Credit One Bank, Clover, Plan B Sales and AdventHealth, have also pulled their deals citing breaches in their core values.
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