Backstage Details on Why WWE is Working with Ric Flair Again, Flair Backs Out of Race Appearance

Nick Paglino

Ric FlairAccording to PWInsider.com, WWE is more open to working with Ric Flair again as he was said to be "on his best behavior" at the WWE Raw Old School show. Flair's WWE status remains, however, on a case-by-case basis.

It's being said that Triple H was heavily involved in getting Flair to deal with his issues last year, and during a family phone call involving Triple H, he reportedly told Flair that unless he addressed his personal issues, he would be cut off from the company. Since Flair addressed those issues in the past several months, WWE is once again open to working with him.

In related news, due to his participation in the Royal Rumble Kickoff show panel, Ric Flair has pulled out of being the Grand Marshal at the CRA Speedfest race in Cordele, Georgia this weekend. Flair apologized to fans for backing out of the appearance by issuing the following statement:

"To the fans, crew and drivers, I profusely apologize that I won't be able to be at the race, but hope everyone still heads out to Watermelon Capital Speedway this weekend to support my buddy David Ragan at Zaxby's SpeedFest 2014."

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