NASCAR Fans Call For Bubba Wallace’s Suspension After Dangerous Retaliation Against Kyle Larson

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If you’re a NASCAR fan, there’s a good chance that you saw the insanity that broke out on lap 94 of the NASCAR Cup Series South Point 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

In an effort to make a push, Kyle Larson rode hard into the turn, passing Kevin Harvick, but started creeping up the track and sent Bubba Wallace straight into the wall, who was passing on the outside.

Wallace, who was visibly upset, retaliated and hooked Larson at a high rate of speed, ending both of their days, along with Christopher Bell, a playoff driver who just got caught in the madness.

Bubba then made a beeline straight for Larson who was exiting his own car, and began to shove him, but Larson decided not to fight back.

It was a SCENE.

Wallace, who has had an incredibly frustrating 2022, considering issues with both his car and his pit crew, told reporters after the race:

“When you get shoved into the fence, deliberately like he did, trying to force me to lift, steering is gone… Larson wanted to make a three-wide divebomb, never cleared me.

And I don’t lift, so I know I’m kinda new to running up front, but I don’t lift…. just a piss poor move on his execution.”

And when the reporters asked him about the dangers of retaliating in such a way, he responded:

“Stop fishing, stop fishing…”

There has yet to be any disciplinary actions taken by NASCAR over the retaliation, but needless to say, fans are not happy with Wallace, and many are calling for his suspension.

With the amount of concussion issues we’ve seen this year, including what may be a career ending injury for Kurt Busch, it’s clear these Next Gen cars are not as safe as they should be.

So is intentionally causing a wreck at such a high rate of speed suspension-worthy?

Of course Bubba has probably the largest group of haters in NASCAR and they couldn’t wait to get on the Tweeter and scream for a permanent ban, but this seemed to be more than just your usual Bubba haters calling for a suspension:

Even self-proclaimed Bubba fans were saying he crossed the line:

NASCAR reporter Bob Pockrass called for a points deduction and fine, but said the behavior probably wouldn’t warrant a suspension, especially if Bubba did lose steering.

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