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NASCAR tracks jointly ask fans not to fly Confederate flag

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Every track that hosts a NASCAR national series race has asked its fans to refrain from displaying the Confederate flag at its events.

In a statement signed by International Speedway Corp., Speedway Motorsports Inc. and 30 tracks, the facilities vowed to have "welcoming environments in all of sports and entertainment."

The statement released Thursday includes independent tracks such as Tony Stewart's Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio, Pocono Raceway and Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.

Standings: NASCAR Sprint Cup

As of: Toyota/Save Mart 350
RankDriverPointsPV Rank
1Kevin Harvick6161
2Martin Truex Jr.5632
3Joey Logano5593
4Jimmie Johnson5465
5Dale Earnhardt Jr.5454
6Brad Keselowski5056
7Jamie McMurray4977
8Kasey Kahne4839
9Matt Kenseth4798
10Kurt Busch46911
11Jeff Gordon46210
12Paul Menard45212

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