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NASCAR Sued for Racial Discrimination: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

NASCAR is facing a $500 million lawsuit from a man who claimed the sport refused to work with him and has actively worked to keep African-Americans from participating. Terrance Cox III, the CEO of Diversity Motorsports, filed the suit in court Monday, per Ahiza Garcia of CNN. "In 2016, motorsports remain the most racially segregated sport in the United States," Cox said in his complaint. "[NASCAR has] been complicit in, and supportive of, the racially discriminatory environment that virtually excludes African-Americans from meaningful participation in motorsports racing in the United States." NASCAR's senior circuit, the Sprint Cup Series, does not currently feature any full-time African-American drivers. Its sister circ...

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