High school coach resigns after racist tweets to Bubba Wallace, Jr.
A high school golf coach from a school district in Wisconsin has resigned after an investigation into racial tweets sent earlier this week by the coach to NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace, Jr.
A report from NBC Sports said Brett Nottestad of Cambridge High School referenced a symbol associated with the Southern Brotherhood, a white supremacist group based in Alabama, in the reply to Wallace.
The driver, who will run the 2018 schedule in the NASCAR Monster Energy Series for Richard Petty Motorsports, was on Twitter Wednesday talking about his position as the only driver at the sport's top series with an African American background.There is only 1 driver from an African American background at the top level of our sport..I am the 1. You're not gonna stop hearing about "the black driver" for years. Embrace it, accept it and enjoy the journey..-- Darrell Wallace Jr (@BubbaWallace) November 8, 2017
The report also said that Nottestad had made light of a tweet Wallace had made concerning the death of his grandmother last year. "Granny Jan die in a police shooting?" the tweet said.