NASCAR driver Mike Wallace has been placed on an independent suspension for violating sports member conduct guidelines, along with social media posts.
The 61-year-old Wallace has made more than 800 starts in NASCAR’s top three series and returned to racing for the first time since 2015, competing in three road course events as a part-time driver in the Xfinity Series.
Officials did not disclose the details of the objectionable post, but the rule states that drivers can be “fined, suspended or terminated for public statements and / or communications based on the person’s race, color, creed, or any other Criticizes, ridicules or otherwise insults the person., National origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, or disability status. ”
Wallace’s Facebook feed is replete with comments on various topics, including slavery and gun violence, but NASCAR did not immediately respond to a request from Fox News to confirm whether the objectionable post had been removed.
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Before NASCAR announced his suspension, Wallace posted a warning to others about making “uneducated posts”.
“You know when I fly across the United States today I am drawn to the political views of various people and I have to say to a famous four-star military general that I spent time in MidEast, telling Mike I had some Recommend. Never get into a conversation about politics or religion unless you are really smart. I said why do you say that his reaction is like being balanced on an edge razor blade if you slip. If you are, you will be cut off!
Think about this before we make everyone post uneducated! The moral use of this story is the most, we just don’t really know what we’ve heard.
Have a positive day!
Wallace must undergo sensitivity training before being considered for reinstatement in NASCAR.
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