North Carolina speedway owner offers ‘Bubba Rope’ for sale

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Bubba Wallace is the only full-time black driver in in NASCAR's elite Cup Series. (Photo: NASCAR/Chris Graythen)

DANBURY, NC (AP) — The owner of a North Carolina speedway advertised “Bubba Rope” for sale on a social media marketplace page days after NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace announced a noose had been found in his garage at Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama.

Wallace is the only Black driver in NASCAR’s top series. Mike Fulp, the owner of the half-mile 311 Speedway in Stokes County, advertised the rope in a pitch Wednesday on Facebook Marketplace that read: “Buy your Bubba Rope today for only $9.99 each, they come with a lifetime warranty and work great.’’

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The post was removed by midday Thursday.