Is this signs of the polarisation of American politics? or NASCAR overwelmingly white fans feeding the stereotype of being hustile towards minority, or does this reaction feed into a stereotype that typically goes hand in hand with NASCAR fans and their political outlooks? Take your pick.
Michelle Obama and Dr Jill Biden were in Miami to promote their program Joining Forces, a charity they co-chair which helps find employment for military veterans and their families.
The two were invited to the race by NASCAR season finale at the Homestead-Miami Speedway and were appointed grand marshals for the day. However, as the First Lady was instroduce to say the traditional “Gentleman, start your engines,” loud booing could be heard around the track.