NASCAR Driver Kyle Larson Suspended Without Pay After Using N-Word During Twitch Stream

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NASCAR driver Kyle Larson has found himself in hot water after he used a racial slur during an iRacing event over the weekend.

During a live Twitch stream on Sunday, Larson was heard using the N-Word much to the shock of everyone on stream.

Less than 24 hours after the incident Larson has now been suspended without pay by his team Chip Ganassi Racing.

“We are extremely disappointed by what Kyle said last night during an iRacing Event. The words that he chose to use are offensive and unacceptable. As of this moment we are suspending Kyle without pay while we work through this situation with all appropriate parties.”

Update: Larson has been indefinitely suspended by NASCAR.

Update #2 Larson posts apology video on Twitter.


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