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Bill Lester prepares for the start of the Chevy Silverado HD 250 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach on February 16, 2007. Gary W. Green/Orlando Sentinel/Tribune News Service via Getty Images hide caption

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Former NASCAR Driver On The Confederate Flag: 'I Had To ... Accept It'

Bill Lester, one of only seven Black drivers to race in NASCAR's top-tier cup series, says he wanted the flag gone when he raced more than a decade ago. "The country was not ready to listen," he says.

Bill Lester prepares for the start of the Chevy Silverado HD 250 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach on February 16, 2007. Gary W. Green/Orlando Sentinel/Tribune News Service via Getty Images hide caption

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Former NASCAR Driver On The Confederate Flag: 'I Had To ... Accept It'

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