Wallace appeared on several media outlets on Wednesday, including tonight’s Trevor Noah Daily Social Distancing Show. During his talk with Noah, he claimed his crew “checked each and every garage around us. Not any one had anything like we had” as far as rope shape.
As the only African American driver in Nascar’s top tier, and a key player in the movement to ban the Confederate flag at its racing events, Wallace said he carried “a heightened awareness around Talledega,” a racetrack in Alabama, as a possible place where there could be backlash.
Wallace said that he’s told his sponsors and supporters that the incident carries a “bigger picture” involving race, and that he’s committed