No assault charges after Bowman Gray racing conflict

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Assault charges will not be filed in the incident at Bowman Gray Stadium over the weekend, according to a news release from Winston-Salem police.

The police report describes the 11:11 p.m. Saturday night incident as an assault with a deadly weapon on driver Blake Walker.

Walker was standing outside his race car when a driver appeared to intentionally ram the disabled race car, causing the vehicle to hit Walker.

Officer C.K. Robertson drew his weapon in an attempt to stop a perceived deadly threat during the incident.

On Tuesday, Winston-Salem police said Walker does not want to pursue prosecution for the assault.

The investigation has concluded.

The Winston Salem Police Department is conducting an administrative review into Robertson’s actions.

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