NASCAR Driver Suspended Indefinitely For Racial Slur During Livestream

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Stock-car driver Kyle Larson has been suspended by NASCAR, his racing team, and the online simulation game iRacing for using a racial slur during a virtual competition, though he could be eligible for reinstatement if he completes sensitivity training. What do you think?

“His actions are certainly not a reflection of who he wants us to think he is.”

Ian Eddins • Systems Analyst

“I’m sure he was raised to never, ever say that awful word into a hot mic.”

Chris McInerney • Emergency Meteorologist


“You don’t understand—that word means something completely different in the context of professional car racing.”

Ellen Sabine • Fruit Peeler