Bubba Wallace Breaks Down As His Teammates and Colleagues Stand Beside Him Talladega, FBI Releases It's Findings

Bubba Wallace Breaks Down As His Teammates and Colleagues Stand Beside Him Talladega, FBI Releases It’s Findings

Bubba Wallace Breaks Down As His Teammates and Colleagues Stand Beside Him Talladega, FBI Releases It’s Findings

On June 21, number 43 Bubba Wallace, his teammates, and his colleagues were scheduled to hit the Talladega Speedway and compete. As a result of heavy rain, the race got postponed. However, what happened the morning of the race sickened much of NASCAR.

As At The Buzzer previously reported, members of Wallace’s team allegedly discovered a noose in their section of the garage the morning of the race. The noose was discovered, reported, and removed before the driver ever saw it.

RELATED: Athletes Respond and Stand With Bubba Wallace After News of a Noose Found in Wallace’s Garage Was Released

Nonetheless, the apparent show of racism disgusted much of the NASCAR and they wanted Wallace to know it. So as a show of support, the 40 NASCAR racers and some of the crew members pushed his car to the front of the line.

View this post on Instagram

This is powerful!

A post shared by Will Smith (@willsmith) on

The show of support had the driver in tears as he took a moment to soak it all in.

Now the FBI, who was welcomed by Wallace and NASCAR to investigate the report, is sharing its findings.

In a statement shared by NASCAR, it was revealed that thankfully the driver was not a victim of a hate crime but that the rope, which was fashioned like a noose, found in the garage by NASCAR personnel had been there since October 2019.

View this post on Instagram

My family.

A post shared by bubbawallace (@bubbawallace) on

“The FBI report concludes, and photographic evidence confirms, that the garage door pull rope fashioned like a noose had been positioned there since as early as last fall. This was obviously well before the 43 team’s arrival and garage assignment. We appreciate the FBI’s quick and thorough investigation and are thankful to learn that this was not an intentional, racist act against Bubba. We remain steadfast in our commitment to providing a welcoming and inclusive environment for all who love racing.”

As a result of the FBI’s findings, no charges will be filed.

Wallace, who is NASCAR’s only black full-time driver, has been instrumental in making the sport more diverse. He also spearheaded the campaign that convinced NASCAR to ban the confederate flag at its events. He has not yet issued a response since the FBI’s findings were made public.

Wallace finished 15th at Talladega.

About At The Buzzer

At The Buzzer, or ATB, is the place for those who love sports, life, family, community, and so much more. We are far from the run of the mill 24/7 sports news websites. We not only bring you what’s happening in the world of sports in terms of trades and breaking news, but we also bring you the news that goes on behind the scenes. The stuff you don’t see during the 48 minutes of an NBA game or the 60 minutes of an NFL game. We let you know what’s going on in the lives of your favorite athletes. From big life moments like becoming a mother or a father to highlighting personal videos of them raising their little ones, At The Buzzer is the place you go when you want to relate to the athlete you root for on a daily basis. If you're interested in how Russell Wilson juggles being one of the best quarterbacks in the league while also being a doting husband and father-of-three, we got you covered. Interested in seeing a video of Iman Shupert's three-month-old baby speaking her first words, we have that here at ATB. Or would you rather watch Tiger Woods' son growing up and following in his father's footsteps, don't worry, we can show you that too. At The Buzzer is so much more than sports. It's relatable, reliable, and ready to show you a side of sports you didn't know existed. Our goal at ATB is to bring you relatable, entertaining news that will leave you feeling closer and more informed about the people you are looking up to and rooting for. Sports are more than just a group of organizations that entertain you, it's about the people who make up those organizations and the stories of how they became the people they are today. So take a minute and read one of our articles, we promise you won't regret it.

4 thoughts on “Bubba Wallace Breaks Down As His Teammates and Colleagues Stand Beside Him Talladega, FBI Releases It’s Findings”

  1. Pingback: WWE Star, The Undertaker, Retires

  2. Pingback: NASCAR Releases Picture of Rope Found in Wallace's Garage

  3. Once again it looks as though the media has blown this way out of proportion or whoever found this so called noose and made a big deal out of nothing! We have enough hatred and turmoil in the world right now we don’t need to feed more into our lives! People get a grip!

  4. The confederate flag and fans have long been a part of nascar. Now a black man takes offense to it and nascar jumps leaps and bounds to have it removed from the sport. If you don’t like it, then leave the sport. Just because you don’t agree with Americas history, stop trying to remove it.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

%d bloggers like this: