A rope used to pull a garage door, apparently mistaken for a noose, had been hanging at Talladega Superspeedway since October before it was found Sunday by a crew member for Bubba Wallace, the only Black driver in NASCAR’s Cup Series, the racing circuit and federal officials announced Tuesday.

NASCAR racing returns to Talladega Superspeedway Saturday and Sunday but it will anything but an average race weekend at the 2.66 mile trioval. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic NASCAR instituted safety protocols for access to the speedway.

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