Across the 1,684 garage stalls at 29 tracks, NASCAR found only 11 total that had a pull-down rope tied in a knot and only one noose - the one discovered Sunday in the No. 43 garage stall, officials said.
The FBI and U.S. Department of Justice investigated as well and came to the joint conclusion that the noose was not a hate crime committed against Wallace, the only Black driver in the NASCAR Cup Series.
Representatives from the Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation said on Tuesday that no criminal charges would be filed regarding the noose, noting that it had been in that same garage since 2019.
That was the atmosphere when one of Wallace's team members discovered the noose. In a powerful show of support before Monday's race, a large crowd of NASCAR drivers and crew members walked alongside and behind Wallace in his No. 43 vehicle.
NASCAR president Steve Phelps explained why NASCAR was on edge during its first race weekend in Alabama since it banned the Confederate flag on June 10 and the state's history. We are angry and outraged, and can not state strongly enough how seriously we take this heinous act.
"Upon learning of and seeing the noose, our initial reaction was to protect our driver".
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NASCAR's investigation is over, Phelps said, and cameras will be added to garages moving forward.
"I was relieved just like many others to know that it wasn't targeted towards me", Wallace said on the "Today" show. "We have no idea what the intent was at all, whether there was any malice in it or whether it was just fashioned as a noose for a pulley".
"We'll make any changes necessary to our sanctions and our code of conduct, and we will mandate that all members of our industry complete sensitivity and unconscious bias training with specifics and timing forthcoming. It is offensive seeing anyone suggest otherwise, and frankly it's further evidence of how far we still need to go as a society".
NASCAR heads this weekend to Pocono Raceway in Pennsylvania and will increase security around Wallace, who has received death threats and been accused of perpetrating a hoax.