Skip to comments.NASCAR distances itself from Donald Trump after remarks
Posted on 08/26/2017 8:53:44 AM PDT by conservative98
One of the biggest NASCAR sponsors lobbied to have the event moved. Camping World Chairman and CEO Marcus Lemonis wrote in a letter dated for Tuesday that neither he nor anyone from Camping World would participate in an event at any Trump property "due to recent and ongoing blatantly bigoted and racist comments from Donald Trump in regards to immigrants of the United States."
Trump has made several comments about immigrants while on the campaign trail.
"When Mexico sends its people, they're not sending their best," Trump said when announcing his candidacy for the Republican nomination last month. "They're sending people that have lots of problems and they're bringing those problems with us. They're bringing drugs. They're bringing crime. They're rapists."
An immigrant from Lebanon, Lemonis has seen success as the owner of Camping World and other businesses. He is the star of the CNBC show "The Profit" where he invests in struggling businesses.
"Our company will not stand to support any person or organization that associates with such beliefs, and we feel strongly about distancing ourselves from any negative and discriminatory comments made against any gender, ethnicity, age group or so forth," Lemonis wrote. "I would hope that the entire NASCAR organization would agree with my sentiments."
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People. Process. Product. But no Trump or Trump supporters. Shop elsewhere.
Isn’t this old news?
Blah blah blah
How's that going for him?
Goodbye NASCAR, I hardly knew ye
Why not go back to Lebanon and run you empire from there?
You took advantage of our system and so don’t bad mouth it.
NASCAR is choosing the NFL route to oblivion.
Who do they think goes to NASCAR races?
I don’t think NASCAR can afford to alienate any of their remaining fan base
NASCAR has become left-wing. Attendance is down. I know NASCAR fans who aren’t anymore.
That’s why it says flashback. Lemnois is in the news now because he says his remarks about Chancellorsville were taken out of context. But he has been saying this crap since at least the primary in 2015 as shown here.
Remember the “ no ‘rebel’ flags” at nascar events push? Looks like nascar will be trying to win over their blm fans now. Buy bye nascar.
1. You company is about to lose 75% of its customers. Liberal snowflakes don’t camp or hike in the woods.
2. ILLEGAL immigration you dolt.
What a misleading headline ABC!! Nascar DID NOT distance itself from Trump. Camping World did and they are paying a price for it.
These little intentional lies add up to validate why MSM is called FAKE NEWS! They treat the people like idiots.
What the heck? do Negroes go to Nascar races in big numbers??? What the heck? Bend over backwards to prove you are liberal to people who aren’t your customers anyway??
Reminds me of how some activists bitch about McDonald’s and other fast food places. They work to get them to change the food, allegedly make it healthier. But those people never went to McDonald’s in the first place, and don’t go to McDonald’s after they make changes in their food to make the activists happy.
Needed a little fix .....
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NASCAR must think their fan base is in the northeast. What a bunch of schmucks.
I’m glad someone noticed that, was just going to say the same thing.
Any sport not deemed diverse enough will be ruined, just to make the SJWs happy.
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