NASCAR: Deegan Must Take Sensitivity Training

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Hailie Deegan will be required to take sensitivity training prior to the start of the NASCAR season. (HHP/Harold Hinson Photo)
Hailie Deegan will be required to take sensitivity training prior to the start of the NASCAR season. (HHP/Harold Hinson Photo)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — NASCAR Camping World Truck Series rookie Hailie Deegan will be required take sensitivity training before the season after her use of an offensive word during an online racing stream Sunday.

NASCAR officials made the decision on Monday afternoon.

Deegan used an offensive term during an iRacing stream Sunday night. The stream was the first from her personal Twitch account and has since been deleted. Deegan apologized for her remarks in a Tweet Sunday night.

The 19-year-old is set to drive for David Gilliland Racing in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series this year after making her series debut last October.