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Brian France Says NASCAR To Be Aggressive In Disassociating Itself With Confederate Flag

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 29 / 15

NASCAR Chair & CEO Brian France on Saturday said that the governing body "will be aggressive in dissociating" the Confederate flag from its events going forward, according to Jenna Fryer of the AP. France said, "We want to go as far as we can to eliminate the presence of that flag. I personally ...

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