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Trump 'proud of NASCAR' for protest-free New Hampshire race

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — President Donald Trump lauded NASCAR on Monday because no drivers, crew or team members protested during the national anthem before a weekend race at New Hampshire Motorspeedway.

"So proud of NASCAR and its supporters and fans. They won't put up with disrespecting our Country or our Flag - they said it loud and clear!" Trump tweeted Monday.

Standings: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

As of: Sep. 26
RankDriverPointsPV Rank
1Martin Truex Jr.21491
2Kyle Larson21252
3Kyle Busch21193
4Brad Keselowski21064
5Denny Hamlin20885
6Matt Kenseth20876
7Jimmie Johnson20767
8Ryan Blaney20708
9Chase Elliott20709
10Kevin Harvick206910
11Jamie McMurray205311
12Ricky Stenhouse Jr.204412