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Bubba Wallace: African American stock car racing driver
William Darrell "Bubba" Wallace Jr. is an American professional stock car racing driver. He competes full-time in the NASCAR Cup Series, driving the No. 43 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE for Richard Petty Motorsports. Previously, Wallace was signed as a development driver for Joe Gibbs Racing where Wallace competed in the Camping World Truck Series, driving the No. 54 Toyota Tundra for Kyle Busch Motorsports. He also raced in the Xfinity Series, driving the No. 6 Ford Mustang of Roush Fenway Racing, from 2015 to mid 2017. Wallace is noted for being one of the most successful African American drivers in the history of NASCAR.

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Bubba Wallace's New NASCAR Team Reveals Name, Number and Logo [Video]

Bubba Wallace's New NASCAR Team Reveals Name, Number and Logo

Last month, Michael Jordan and three-time Daytona 500 winner Denny Hamlin announced they would be forming a new NASCAR Cup Series team with Wallace behind the wheel.

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Michael Jordan to Form New NASCAR Team With Bubba Wallace as Driver [Video]

Michael Jordan to Form New NASCAR Team With Bubba Wallace as Driver

Michael Jordan is officially coming to NASCAR. The NBA superstar is forming his own single car team with current driver Denny Hamlin.

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Trump Defends Confederate Flag in Latest Race-Based Appeal to White Voters

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NASCAR said in a sweep of 1,684 garage stalls at 29 tracks, found 11 pulldown ropes in a knot and just one noose: The one in Bubba Wallace's garage.
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Curt Schilling compares Bubba Wallace to Jussie Smollett: 'It was all a lie'

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The noose found in the garage of Bubba Wallace was actually the handle of a garage door and had been there since last year, an FBI investigation concludes.
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NASCAR Says It Will Ban Confederate Flags

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