FBI finds no crime over noose in Bubba Wallace’s NASCAR garage, says it had been there for months
NASCAR confirmed that a garage pull rope had been fashioned like a noose and put in the stall as early as last fall, long before the stall was assigned to Wallace.
By Doha Madani | 23 June 2020
NBC NEWS — A noose that was found hanging in Black stock car racer Bubba Wallace’s garage stall in Alabama was a pull rope that had been placed there in October, long before the stall was assigned to Wallace, the FBI announced Tuesday.
Review of security video following the discovery of the noose at Talladega Superspeedway showed that the noose had been put up nearly eight months ago, according to a joint statement from the U.S. attorney’s office and the FBI. Wallace was assigned the garage space last week, which “nobody could have known” in 2019, the statement said.
“On Monday, fifteen FBI special agents conducted numerous interviews regarding the situation at Talladega Superspeedway,” the statement said. “After a thorough review of the facts and evidence surrounding this event, we have concluded that no federal crime was committed.” […]