NASCAR meets with minister pushing for racial equality

(Photo: Sean Gardner / NASCAR)

(AP) — Greg Drumwright is a minister at the Citadel Church & Campus Ministries in Greensboro, North Carolina.

He helped organize a group of Black fans to attend the NASCAR race at Talladega and support driver Bubba Wallace. Drumwright now hopes he can become an advocate of change for NASCAR.

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He has met with NASCAR President Steve Phelps.

Drumwright wants NASCAR’s push for diversification and true equity in the sport to extend beyond the banning of the Confederate flag.