DAYTONA 500 International Speedway 2021. Last season, NASCAR Cup Series driver Bubba Wallace put himself at the center of a roiling national debate as the first to call for a ban on Confederate flags at racetracks. And he stood firm as a segment of fans accused him of trying to destroy Southern heritage.
DAYTONA 500 International Speedway 2021
The racecar, with a Jordan-inspired red-and-black paint scheme, represents the future of a sport coming to terms with an almost exclusively White roster of competitors, aging team owners and a declining fan base as the 2021 Cup Series season opens Sunday at NASCAR’s most renowned venue.