Monday Morning, NASCAR driver Kyle Larson released an apology to his family, friends, fans and business partners for using a racial slur in Sunday's virtual iRacing event. "Following the race, NASCAR suspended Larson indefinitely from racing and Chip Ganassi suspended him without pay. Two top sponsors also cut ties with Larson following Sunday's race. McDonald's who sponsored Larson's car in 10 of the 36 Cup Series races last year released a statement saying, "The comments made by Kyle Larson are insensitive, offensive and not reflective of our inclusive values and will not be tolerated. McDonald's is taking immediate action to terminate the relationship with Larson." Another top sponsor of Larson's, Credit One Bank, also announced they are cutting ties with him as well. They released a statement saying, "As stated earlier, Credit One Bank denounces the highly offensive language used by Kyle Larson during Sunday's iRacing event. In addition to the quick actions taken by NASCAR and Chip Ganassi Racing, Credit One Bank is terminating its sponsorship of Kyle Larson."
Advent Health didn't cut ties as of Monday but did say they supported Ganassi Racing's decision to suspend him. And Larson's sponsor, Finley Farms is continuing to support him. They twitted a statement saying, "We all make mistakes and deserve a second chance!"