Kyle Weatherman debuts Blue Lives Matter-themed car design at Homestead-Miami

Kyle Weatherman unveiled a new livery for his car at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Saturday that was sure to rub some fans wrong.
The driver of the Xfinity series drove with a new “ThinBlueLine” design and a “Blue Lives Matter” flag on the bonnet. This flag and movement has emerged in the course of the Black Lives Matter movement in recent years to support police officers.
Mike Harmon Racing, his team, said the design is designed to assist police officers and first responders. However, the design nowhere refers to firefighters, rescue workers or other first aiders.
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Mike Harmon Racing proudly releases the 47 Chevy Camaro livery #ThinBlueLine piloted by @KyleWeatherman @HomesteadMiami

Mike Harmon Racing supports our LEOs and first aiders. We thank you for your service, your victim and your commitment
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The move took place only a few days after Bubba Wallace, the only black driver in the sport, had painted the material Black Lives. NASCAR also banned the use of Confederate flags in races this week after George Floyd died in police custody in Minneapolis and massive protests have taken place since then.
The "#BackTheBlue" car does not explicitly say "Blue Lives Matter" or its team that it was a direct reaction to Wallace's car, but this connection is easy to make.
The Blue Lives Matter movement came shortly after the introduction of the Black Lives Matter movement in recent years to support law enforcement. However, many found it extremely offensive given the efforts of the Black Lives Matter movement. Protesters have been fighting continuously since Floyd's death and the video of his arrest went viral. It showed a white Minneapolis policeman with his knees on the neck of Floyd's for more than eight minutes as he shouted, “I can't breathe. ”His death has sparked massive protests and a much larger discussion of racial and police brutality in the country.
Weatherman tweeted that his inspiration for the design came from his uncle, who was a fireman, and insisted that he support "the black men and women of this country".
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RACEDAY here in Miami have something special about their car this weekend. There is a lot going on in the world at the moment and I wanted to express that most first aiders are good people. My uncle is a fireman and would do anything to save lives. Please post LOVE everyone new
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Thanks David. I absolutely support the black men and women of this country and also all first aiders. LOVE EVERYONE
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David Ragan

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When reading the comments, people seem to choose pages .......

Can't we choose the good on both sides?

I support the black men and women of this country and also all first aiders.

Good luck Kyle! We'll watch.
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This is not the first time that the racing team has carried out a controversial paint design. They also drove a Trump Pence 2020 car at the season opener at Daytona International Speedway in February.
While Weatherman may say that its design should only support first responders, it is hard to believe that given the timing, this is completely the case.
Kyle Weatherman, driver of the # 47 Chevrolet, drives during the NASCAR Xfinity Series Hooters 250 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on June 13, 2020 in Homestead, Florida. (Chris Graythen / Getty Images)
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