Though this may actually be paranoia, as opposed to fabrication. Fake Noose, Fake News.
The supposed “noose” was just the rope pull-down handle for the garage door, where somebody had tied a loop in it for a handle. No one who had spent any time around that track could have thought this was a racial threat, but for some reason, NASCAR officials did
The FBI did an investigation and concluded you’re a bunch of paranoid fools. They were more diplomatic about it.