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Bubba Wallace signs with Roush Fenway Racing

Wallace to drive No. 6 Ford Mustang in NASCAR XFINITY Series  CONCORD, N.C. (Dec. 18, 2014) – Roush Fenway Racing has announced that Bubba Wallace will drive the No. 6 Ford Mustang for the team in the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) next season. The signing pairs NASCAR’s winningest NXS team with a young driver widely […]

Kahne and Wallace featured in NASCAR brand spots

Kasey Kahne and Darrell Wallace Jr. are featured in NASCAR’s next evolution of ‘Unpredictable, Dramatic’ brand campaign that debuted on FOX-TV during the Daytona 500. Titled “Machine,” “Heroes” and “Change,” these spots are designed to connect NASCAR’s biggest stars, the drivers, with NASCAR’s most treasured supporters, the fans, driving home the experiences, sights and sounds […]

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Wallace Jr. makes NASCAR history with victory

By Nate Ryan (USA Today, Oct. 26 2013) MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Becoming the second African-American driver to win a NASCAR national series race was a triumph of patience for Darrell Wallace Jr. He hopes it’s also worth the wait for a sport that has spent much of the past decade trying to diversify a traditionally lily-white […]

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‘He could become iconic’

By Joe Menzer (NASCAR.COM, May 24, 2012). CONCORD, N.C. — The day after Darrell Wallace had finished a respectable ninth in his Nationwide Series debut at Iowa Speedway, the young driver’s cell phone rang. On the other end was a familiar voice. It belonged to Joe Gibbs, who was considerably more upbeat on his end […]

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Driver’s seat elusive for black racers

By Viv Bernstein (NY TIMES, May 19, 2012). HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. — Darrell Wallace Jr. was playing Amateur Athletic Union basketball at 8 and perhaps on a path to college ball when his father bought him a go-kart after a trip to a local track. “He was good right off the bat,” Darrell Wallace Sr. said. […]

Wallace wins sixth career K&N race

By Shon Sbarra (NASCAR.com, March 31, 2012). GREENVILLE, S.C. – Darrell Wallace Jr. won the Kevin Whitaker Chevrolet 150 in NASCAR K&N Pro Series East action on Saturday night at Greenville Pickens Speedway. Wallace, out of Mobile, Ala., led every lap but one on the way to his first win of the 2012 season and […]