DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Track officials have canceled plans to have pro golfer Bubba Watson drive the car from the television series ``The Dukes of Hazzard'' at Phoenix International Raceway because of concerns about a negative reaction to an image of the confederate flag.
Watson was scheduled to drive the 1969 Dodge Charger, known as the ``General Lee,'' on a parade lap before the March 4 Sprint Cup series race at Phoenix. The car has a large confederate flag on its roof, just as it did when it appeared on the show.
In a statement, NASCAR spokesman David Higdon says the image of the confederate flag ``is not something that should play an official role in our sport as we continue to reach out to new fans and make NASCAR more inclusive.''

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