Bubba Wallace turned unresponsive throughout a postrace interview following Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Sequence race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Wallace was listening to a query from Fox Sports activities’ Jamie Little about his sporting an “I Cannot Breathe/Black Lives Matter” T-shirt earlier than the race when he slumped and appeared to briefly lose consciousness. A crew member steadied him.
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Wallace was later positioned on a stretcher and wheeled into an ambulance.
NASCAR tweeted that Wallace was handled and launched from the infield care heart. It offered no different particulars.
Wallace tweeted Sunday evening that he was “good,” however he, too, didn’t provide particulars.
Received despatched to the Gulag..
The place we dropping.
Aka I’m good.
— Bubba Wallace (@BubbaWallace) June 8, 2020
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Wallace additionally had issue getting out of his automotive after the race’s end. It was reported he “fainted” after exiting.
Air temperatures for the race have been within the mid- to excessive 80s with excessive humidity.
This text has been up to date with statements from Wallace and NASCAR.