NASCAR champion Kyle Busch asks fans to wear face masks

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Kyle Busch states he supports sporting a mask in general public so “we all can take care of our neighbor” amid the coronavirus pandemic, a uncommon instance of the two-time NASCAR winner wading into a social problem.

The reigning Cup winner hardly ever speaks on non-racing issues, but Busch entered the discussion right after photographs from shorter tracks in excess of the weekend confirmed packed grandstands with little social distancing and number of folks sporting masks.

Busch retweeted a picture from South Alabama Speedway in Ozark, Alabama, and included his possess message Sunday ahead of the Coca-Cola 600. He applauded followers for supporting their area shorter tracks but instructed required masks for admission for “healthier procedures.”

The responses have been combined, not surprising when it comes to the most polarizing driver in NASCAR. Busch is beloved by his “Rowdy Nation” base but loathed by other folks for

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