<img src = "https://cdn.arstechnica.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Screen-Shot-2020-04-06-at-3.52.54-PM-800×450.jpg" alt = " As Bubba Wallace (top left, car No. 43) with Clint Boyer (center, car No. 14) during a iRacing Event on Sunday evening, he stopped angrily after he reappeared in the pit lane. "/>
Enlarge /. When Bubba Wallace (top left, car No. 43) got into a wreck with Clint Boyer (middle No. 14) during an iRacing event on Sunday evening, he gave up his anger after reappearing in the pit lane.
When NASCAR turned to esport to continue racing in times of social isolation, an aspiring driver found that there were ramifications for stopping anger. Bubba Wallace, whose regular job is driving the No. 43 Richard Petty Motorsports car, was destroyed in a race on a virtual Bristol Motor Speedway in iRacing. When his car reappeared in the pit lane, Wallace said to his Twitch stream, "That's it. That's why I don't take this shit seriously. Peace out" when he ended the game instead of lapping a lap or three ahead of the leaders put.
Fans on Twitter were not afraid to criticize Wallace's move, which went downhill quickly. After Wallace made clear the fact that "he ruined so many people (sic) day by ending a video game," his main sponsor for the race, Blue Emu, left him and replied to his tweet with the news that " We are interested in drivers, not pushers. "
GTK where you stand. Bye Bubba. We are interested in drivers, not quitters.
– Blue-Emu (@ BlueEmu1), April 5, 2020
During our last visit to a NASCAR race, a visibly angry Wallace rubber burned in the paddock (and almost wiped this writer off) after it was destroyed and had to retire prematurely. As we mentioned earlier, the aim of the sport is to provide the most normal feeling possible when switching to sport temporarily, and in this regard, Wallace's outburst of anger appears to be self-evident. Only this time it didn't cost him a sponsor.