Nascar said late Sunday it is investigating the discovery of a noose in the garage stall of Bubba Wallace, the only full-time black driver at Nascar’s highest level whose calls for change in the sport led to a ban of Confederate flags at races.

The incident—and the use of such a stark symbol of hatred aimed at Wallace—comes as the sport reckons with its own racial tensions and identity in the aftermath of a national uproar over systemic racism since George Floyd’s killing.

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