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February 17, 2012 10:58 PM

Former congressman, 'Dukes of Hazzard' star blasts NASCAR on Confederate flag issue

Former Georgia congressman Ben Jones, who starred as ace mechanic "Cooter" Davenport on the hit television series "The Dukes of Hazzard", issued a statement on Friday criticizing NASCAR for its decision to prevent the use of the popular "General Lee" 1969 Dodge Charger at the Phoenix Sprint Cup race in March.

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