One NASCAR Truck series driver has decided to hang up his helmet after NASCAR announced they are banning the flying of the Confederate flag at racetracks.

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Ray Ciccarelli who owns and drives the #49 in the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series. CBS Sports reported that he announced his intent to quit on his Facebook page. Here is what he wrote.

Well its been a fun ride and dream come true but if this is the direction Nascar is headed we will not participate after 2020 season is over , i don't believe in kneeling during Anthem nor taken ppl right to fly what ever flag they love. I could care less about the Confederate Flag but there are ppl that do and it doesn't make them a racist all you are doing is f---ing one group to cater to another and i ain't spend the money we are to participate in any political BS!! So everything is for SALE!!

NASCAR announced the ban of Confederate flags at races after NASCAR drive Bubba Wallace called for their removal this week in wake of global protests against police brutality and the death of George Floyd.


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