Noah Gragson is an American stock car racing driver who was born on July 15, 1998, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
He has competed in various racing series, including the NASCAR Cup Series and the NASCAR Xfinity Series.
Notably, Gragson has achieved several notable accomplishments throughout his career.
He attended Bishop Gorman High School in Las Vegas before completing his high school education online.
Outside of racing, he enjoys downhill mountain biking and is an avid video game player, particularly enjoying the game Fortnite.
Gragson has a twin sister named Addie Gragson, who is an entrepreneur, model, and mixed media artist.
Known for his rebellious and no-holds-barred nature off the race track, he has been a fan favorite for his talent on the track as well as his entertaining antics.
Gragson is often described as having an energetic and rockstar personality, but he remains humble, reflective, and mature.
He is set to continue his racing career in the NASCAR Cup Series, driving the 42 Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 for JR Motorsports in the Xfinity Series.
Noah Gragson suspension
The NASCAR driver has been suspended indefinitely by Legacy Motor Club for his actions on social media that do not represent the values of the team.
Legacy Motor Club, the team that Gragson drives for, suspended him with NASCAR supported Legacy Motor Club’s decision to suspend Gragson.
The suspension is indefinite, meaning there is no set end date.
On the other hand Gragson apologized for his “lack of attention and actions on social media” related to his suspension.
The suspension has been met with mixed reactions from fans and media outlets, with some supporting the decision and others questioning the lack of transparency about the nature of the social media post.
— LEGACY MOTOR CLUB (@LegacyMotorclub) August 5, 2023
What meme did Noah Gragson like?
Gragson liked a controversial meme mocking George Floyd, an African-American man who was murdered by a police officer in Minneapolis, Minnesota, during an arrest.
This action resulted in his suspension by Legacy Motor Club and NASCAR.
It’s unclear when Gragson hit the like button for this Instagram meme, but it was offensive and sparked wild reactions.
The image shows the live-action version of Sebastian the crab from ‘The Little Mermaid,’ with Floyd’s face superimposed.
A caption to the meme posted on Instagram reads; “Under Da Knee, Under Da Knee.”
Gragson later apologized by writing;
“I am disappointed in myself for my lack of attention and actions on social media. I understand the severity of this situation
“I love and appreciate everyone. I try to treat everyone equally no matter who they are. I messed up plain and simple.”