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Bubba Wallace

1993-10-08 (age 27)


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Netflix to produce new documentary series on Bubba Wallace

Netflix is producing an all-new documentary series around NASCAR Cup Series driver Bubba Wallace.

Bubba Wallace: Gen-7 car "sounds really mean" on track

Due to inclement weather, Bubba Wallace got an abbreviated first look Wednesday at NASCAR’s Gen-7 car which will debut in the Cup Series next season.

Austin Dillon wins Duel #2 with last-lap pass on Wallace Daytona 500
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Austin Dillon wins Duel #2 with last-lap pass on Wallace

Austin Dillon used a daring last-lap pass of Bubba Wallace and held on to claim the win in second Daytona 500 qualifying race.

Bubba Wallace leads opening Daytona 500 practice Daytona 500
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Bubba Wallace leads opening Daytona 500 practice

Bubba Wallace kicked off the first NASCAR Cup Series practice of the 2021 season putting his No. 23 Toyota at the top of the speed chart.

Bubba Wallace's biggest challenge in 2021? "Delivering results"
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Bubba Wallace's biggest challenge in 2021? "Delivering results"

With everything Bubba Wallace has been involved with off the track the past year, it might be surprising to learn he still believes his biggest challenges remain on it.

Bubba Wallace named winner of 2020 NMPA Pocono Spirit Award
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Bubba Wallace named winner of 2020 NMPA Pocono Spirit Award

Bubba Wallace has been named the overall winner of the 2020 National Motorsports Press Association’s Pocono Spirit Award.

23XI Racing, Wallace unveil sponsors for inaugural Cup season

23XI Racing unveiled its primary sponsor partners for its debut 2021 season and most are very familiar to driver Bubba Wallace.

Denny Hamlin on NASCAR team ownership: "I see my future now"

Denny Hamlin has heard the doubters, he knows the risks, but he remains convinced this is the right time to kick off his future as a NASCAR Cup Series team owner.

NASCAR believes Michael Jordan can be a ‘player’ in racing, too
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NASCAR believes Michael Jordan can be a ‘player’ in racing, too

Michael Jordan’s NASCAR Cup team doesn’t even have an official name yet but its impact across the sport is already being felt far and wide. And NASCAR believes this is just the beginning of enormous possibilities.

Bubba Wallace could join Gaunt Brothers after Suarez departure

In a complex and unexpected move, Bubba Wallace has likely found a new home next season in the NASCAR Cup Series.

Bubba Wallace to leave Richard Petty Motorsports

Bubba Wallace confirmed reports that he would leave Richard Petty Motorsports Thursday, releasing a statement on social media.

Bubba Wallace, RPM secure DoorDash as new primary sponsor

Richard Petty Motorsports announced Friday it had secured a multi-year sponsorship deal with DoorDash that will make driver Bubba Wallace the company’s first NASCAR ambassador.

Bubba Wallace remains "ready to tackle anything"

It’s been a whirlwind season for Bubba Wallace, from dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic to his leadership in NASCAR’s response to racial injustice protests, but there’s no slowing down.

Ryan Blaney wins at Talladega in spectacular photo finish

Ryan Blaney finally sealed the deal, winning Monday’s rain-delayed GEICO 500 for his first NASCAR Cup Series victory of the season.

Opinion: Bubba Wallace noose incident leaves stain on the sport

I’m not sure I’ve lived through a more despicable act in our sport than what happened to NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace at Talladega.

Blaney, Logano “proud” of Bubba Wallace’s NASCAR activism

Ford stars Ryan Blaney and Joey Logano have thrown their support behind Bubba Wallace’s efforts in publicizing the Black Lives Matter movement in the NASCAR Cup Series, and say he should be proud to highlight racial issues via the sport.

Bubba Wallace just misses T10 in "biggest race of my career"

Bubba Wallace has received a lot of off-track attention in recent weeks but Wednesday night he was able to enjoy one of his best runs in what he called “probably the biggest race of my career.”

Wallace and famed No. 43 to sport "Black Lives Matter" livery

Bubba Wallace will sport a “Black Lives Matter” paint scheme in Wednesday night’s NASCAR Cup race at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway continuing his campaign against racial injustice.

Bubba Wallace says "I'm good" after scary post-race incident

Bubba Wallace was treated and released from the infield care center at Atlanta Motor Speedway following a scary incident on pit road at the conclusion of Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race.

Bubba Wallace wants more NASCAR stars to speak out

NASCAR’s only African American driver in its Cup Series, Bubba Wallace, has called upon his peers to join him in being more vocal about racial injustice, saying “the silence from the top drivers in our sport is beyond frustrating”.

With recent speed, Wallace and RPM "knocking on the door"

It wasn’t easy, but Bubba Wallace was finally able to translate the recent increased performance from his Richard Petty Motorsports team into a solid finish.

Bubba Wallace on NASCAR return: Some people “want to see us fail”

Bubba Wallace believes there are “some people out there that want to see us fail” when NASCAR makes its bold return to racing after the coronavirus pandemic hiatus at Darlington (S.C.) Raceway Sunday.

Bubba Wallace says social distancing may remain in NASCAR

Social distancing has become the “new normal” since the coronavirus outbreak but NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace says the sport may need a form of it to continue in the future.

Ryan Blaney, Bubba Wallace take Star Wars detour to Daytona

Going 200-plus miles an hour around Daytona International Speedway is one thing but piloting the Millennium Falcon at light speed? That takes some Disney magic.

Wallace fastest in second Daytona 500 practice; Keselowski wrecks

Bubba Wallace was fastest in Saturday’s final Daytona 500 practice session which featured a freak incident with Brad Keselowski’s car.

Bubba Wallace gains new but familiar crew chief for 2020

Bubba Wallace is getting a new crew chief in the NASCAR Cup Series this season but it’s one with whom he has plenty of experience.

Alex Bowman "moving forward" after run-in with Bubba Wallace

Having survived the first round of the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs, Alex Bowman is focused more on performance than his run-in with driver Bubba Wallace last weekend at Charlotte.

NASCAR to speak with Wallace after “not classy” confrontation

NASCAR plans to have “a conversation” with Bubba Wallace regarding his post-race confrontation of Alex Bowman at the Charlotte Roval.

Bubba Wallace kicks off redesign of Roval’s backstretch chicane 

After experiencing both highs and lows in the first Roval race at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Bubba Wallace is ready to return.

Bubba Wallace is returning to Summer Shootout Series

NASCAR Cup Series driver Bubba Wallace will take part in Summer Shootout Series where he competed several years ago before rising to NASCAR’s top division.

World Wide Technology makes 'investment in diversity' with RPM

World Wide Technology unveiled a new strategic partnership Friday with Richard Petty Motorsports and Victory Junction, a camp for children with chronic medical conditions or serious illnesses.

Bubba Wallace: “I haven’t had this much fun in a long time”

First, Bubba Wallace raced his way into the All Star Race and and then came home with top-five finish.

Bubba Wallace rejects "hype," now "just living the dream"

Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. has dismissed the hype following his runner-up finish in his first-ever start in the Daytona 500 in 2018.

Bubba Wallace gets new chief for 2019 NASCAR Cup season

Richard Petty Motorsports promotes lead engineer Derek Stamets to lead the No. 43 team in 2019.

Wallace: "Reality check" needed after Daytona 500 showing

Darrell 'Bubba' Wallace Jr believes the media and fans need a "reality check" on his 2018 NASCAR Cup season struggles because second in the Daytona 500 skewed perceptions of him.

NASCAR K&N East race at Watkins Glen features "stacked field"

Will Rodgers is looking for his fourth consecutive road course victory in the K&N Pro Series this weekend but he will have plenty of competition.

Wallace: Pocono crash "scared the hell out of me"

When Darrell Wallace Jr. went to brake down into Turn 1 on Lap 155 of the 160-lap race at Pocono Raceway, he quickly realized something was very wrong.

RPM picks up contract option on driver Darrell Wallace Jr.

Richard Petty Motorsports announced on Saturday it had picked up an option and extended driver Darrell Wallace Jr.’s contract.

Darrell Wallace Jr. likely to stay at RPM for 2019

Darrell 'Bubba' Wallace Jr is likely to remain at Richard Petty Motorsports for the 2019 NASCAR Cup series, with the two parties in discussion over a contract extension.

NASCAR Cup rookie Bubba Wallace "enjoying the hell out of this year"

His rookie season in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series has been a roller coaster ride so far, but Darrell Wallace Jr. is having the time of his life.

Dejected Darrell Wallace Jr. confused by loss of pace after leading

Richard Petty Motorsports’ Darrell Wallace Jr. led his first NASCAR Cup series laps at Bristol (Tenn.) Speedway and says he was devastated and "blindsided" by falling down to 16th at the checkered flag.

Top-10 finish is just what Darrell Wallace Jr. needed at Texas

Darrell Wallace Jr. scores first top-10 finish since Daytona for Richard Petty Motorsports at Texas Motor Speedway.

Darrell Wallace Jr.: "We are just not hitting on all cylinders right now"

Darrell Wallace. Jr.’s rookie Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season got off to rousing start with a runner-up finish in the Daytona 500 but it’s slowed down quite a bit since.

NASCAR Mailbag: Send us your questions

Fans have a chance to ask our NASCAR team any question you might have concerning any NASCAR series or upcoming race.

Kevin Harvick touts Bubba Wallace as NASCAR's next potential megastar

It’s a time-honored reality of sport that no one remembers who finishes second.

Roundtable: Was Dillon's last-lap contact with Almirola a dirty move?

The NASCAR team at Motorsport.com have plenty to discuss after a wild Daytona 500 that kicked off the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season.

Hamlin hits back after video emerges of confrontation with Wallace

Denny Hamlin has taken to Twitter to defend himself after a video emerged showing him and Darrell Wallace Jr. engaged in a heated argument following the Daytona 500.

Less is more for Richard Childress Racing

It’s been a while since Richard Childress Racing’s engine department received rave reviews at NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series level.

NASCAR Mailbag: Send us your questions

Fans have a chance to ask our NASCAR team any question you might have concerning any NASCAR series or upcoming race.

Darrell Wallace Jr. picks up new sponsor for Atlanta race

Driving 101 will sponsor Darrell “Bubba” Wallace and the No. 43 Richard Petty Motorsports Chevrolet at Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend in the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500.

Darrell Wallace Jr. in tears after runner-up result in first Daytona 500

Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. wasn't about to concede an inch, as he battled Denny Hamlin for a career-high second-place finish in the 2018 Daytona 500.

Could Darrell Wallace Jr. be the spark that Richard Petty needs?

Richard Petty’s glory days at Daytona International Speedway included seven wins in the Great American Race.

Daytona 500: Darrell Wallace Jr. tops final practice

Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. will enter his first Daytona 500 as the fastest in the final practice session in preparation for Sunday’s race.

Blaney picks the right dancing partner in his Daytona Duel

Ryan Blaney got by with a little help from his friend Bubba Wallace en route to his first Can-Am Duel win on Thursday.

Darrell Wallace Jr.'s Daytona 500 journey chronicled in docu-series

Darrell Wallace Jr.’s first appearance in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series’ biggest race is going to get some extra attention.

Roundtable: Will Chase Elliott take a third straight Daytona 500 pole?

The NASCAR team predicts who they think will win the pole for the 2018 Daytona 500 and who has the capability to be the next 'Breakout' star for NASCAR this year.

Almirola: Wallace can't afford to "screw up" driving Petty's No. 43

Stewart-Haas Racing’s Aric Almirola says that Bubba Wallace Jr can’t afford to “screw up” at Richard Petty Motorsports because there will be inevitable comparisons to NASCAR Cup legend Richard Petty.

Kurt Busch: Some drivers getting a "free pass to become a superstar"

In a radio interview Thursday, veteran Kurt Busch said he believed NASCAR was giving younger drivers such as Chase Elliott, Darrell Wallace Jr. and Erik Jones “a free pass” to become a superstar.