VIDEO: Female NASCAR Driver Apologizes for Saying ‘Retard’ During Virtual Race

Hailee Deegan
AP Photo/John Bazemore

In the most recent edition of NASCAR drivers getting in trouble for saying bad things during virtual races, driver Hailee Deegan found herself having to apologize for calling an online competitor a “r*tard.”

The incident occurred during a virtual race Sunday on Twitch when another racer appeared to bump her car.

“Oh! Hey!” Deegan said. “Who’s the r*tard behind me?! Don’t do that, please.”

Deegan apologized soon after the incident.


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