Noah Gragson is an American stock car racing driver.
He was born on July 15, 1998, in Las Vegas, Nevada, and attended Bishop Gorman High School for two years before finishing his high school education online at K12.
He has achieved several notable accomplishments in his racing career, including being tied with Sam Ard for the most consecutive race victories in the NASCAR Xfinity Series (4 wins in 2022).
He also won the 2018 Snowball Derby, the 2017 Winchester 400, and the 2015 Idaho 208.
Additionally, Gragson was named the 2022 NASCAR Xfinity Series Most Popular Driver, the 2018 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Most Popular Driver, and the 2015 NASCAR K&N Pro Series West Rookie of the Year.
Off the track, he is known for his rebellious, no-holds-barred nature, and he is an avid video game player and enjoys downhill mountain biking.
Gragson has a twin sister named Addie Gragson, who is an entrepreneur, model and mixed media artist.
Gragson currently drives the No. 42 Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 for JR Motorsports in the Xfinity Series.
He last competed full-time in the NASCAR Cup Series.
In a promotional teaser video for the 2023 NASCAR season, Gragson attempted to describe himself in one word, ultimately taking five and saying;
“I’m a rebel, I’m a fighter, I’m a winner, I’m a champion, and I’m Noah Gragson”.
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.
According to Charlotte Observer, the Legacy Motor Club has stated that his actions were “disappointing”.
NASCAR has also supported the decision to suspend Gragson.
Gragson is a rookie in the NASCAR Cup Series and has been driving for the No. 62 car of Beard Motorsports.
The suspension means that Gragson will not be able to participate in the race at Michigan International Speedway.
At the time of publishing this article, it was unclear when or if Gragson will be reinstated by Legacy Motor Club or NASCAR.
What did Noah Gragson do?
The exact details of Gragson’s social media activity that led to his suspension have not been disclosed in the search results.
However, it is clear that his actions on social media were deemed inappropriate and violated the member conduct section of the 2023 NASCAR rule book.
Legacy Motor Club, the team Gragson drives for, suspended him indefinitely due to his social media behavior.
Gragson himself has acknowledged his wrongdoing and issued an apology for his “lack of attention and actions on social media”.
While the specific content of his social media posts has not been revealed, a local publication mentions that he liked a racist meme.
— LEGACY MOTOR CLUB (@LegacyMotorclub) August 5, 2023