By Bob Pockrass
The Federal Bureau of Investigation concluded that Bubba Wallace was not the target of a hate crime and that the garage door pull rope fashioned like a noose discovered in Wallace’s garage stall at Talladega had been there as early as October 2019 – well prior to the Talladega Superspeedway race weekend.
“The FBI learned that garage number 4, where the noose was found, was assigned to Bubba Wallace last week,” the FBI said in a statement. “The investigation also revealed evidence, including authentic video confirmed by NASCAR, that the noose found in garage number 4 was in that garage as early as October 2019.
“Although the noose is now known to have been in garage number 4 in 2019, nobody could have known Mr. Wallace would be assigned to garage number 4 last week.”
On Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. ET, Wallace tweeted a statement.
“It’s been an emotional few days. First off, I want to say how relieved I am that…