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NASCAR tracks asking fans not to bring Confederate flags
NASCAR tracks have a message for fans: Please don’t bring a Confederate flag on race day. Thirty tracks that hold NASCAR national series races, including Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich., and Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio, issued a joint statement Thursday that asked fans to refrain from flying the Confederate flag at NASCAR events.

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