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Darrell Wallace, Jr. Puts New Hall of Famer on Pole at Martinsville

Photo: CIA Stock Photography

Driving a renumbered No. 34 truck this week to honor Danville, Virginia native and recently elected NASCAR Hall of Famer Wendell Scott, Darrell Wallace, Jr. took the pole for the Kroger 200 at Martinsville Speedway with a lap speed of 96.224 mph. Last fall, Wallace became the first African-American driver since Scott to win a …

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Darrell Wallace, Jr. Fastest in CWTS Final Practice at Martinsville

(Photo: Yvonne Leonard)

Defending fall Martinsville Speedway race winner Darrell Wallace, Jr. turned the fastest lap in NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice Friday afternoon. Wallace ran a lap time of 19.748 seconds (95.888 mph) to lead the session. Matt Crafton, Erik Jones, Cole Custer and Timothy Peters rounded out the top 5. Completing the top 10 were …

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Wendell Scott to be honored at Martinsville Speedway by KBM and Front Row Motorsports

(Photo Credit: CIA)

As a group announcement, NASCAR, Front Row Motorsports, Kyle Busch Motorsports and Martinsville Speedway announced on Tuesday Sept 16 they will honor Wendell Scott, the first African-American driver to win a NASCAR premier series event, with a series of tributes during the Martinsville race weekend from Oct. 24-26. Front Row Motorsports will feature a full throwback …

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Tracking the Trucks: Lucas Oil 225

In a Nutshell: Kyle Busch took the checkered flag 1.129 seconds ahead of Matt Crafton to grab his fifth victory this season in the rain delayed Lucas Oil 225 at Chicagoland Speedway Saturday evening. Busch used a lapped truck to assist in his pass of Austin Dillon to take the lead for the final time on lap …

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Beyond the Cockpit: Darrell Wallace, Jr. on Photography, a Legend in a Legend and Busting Out the Xbox

Darrell ‘Bubba’ Wallace, Jr. is in his second full year of Camping World Truck Series competition for Kyle Busch Motorsports. The twenty-year-old driver has scored two wins this season and three in his Truck career. He is a graduate of the NASCAR Drive for Diversity program who cut his teeth in the INEX racing ranks of …

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Tracking the Trucks: UNOH 200 presented by ZLOOP

Credit: Patrick Smith, NASCAR via Getty Images

In a Nutshell: After finishing runner-up five times in the Camping World Truck Series, Brad Keselowski finally scored his win in his 62nd career start in the rain-delayed UNOH 200 presented by ZLOOP on Thursday morning at Bristol Motor Speedway. Keselowski led three times for a race-high 119 laps en route to a 0.776 second …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: Pure Michigan 400

Key Moment – On the penultimate restart of the day, Kurt Busch was alongside Joey Logano when the green flag flew. Busch laid it all on the line trying to get past the car of his former employer but broke loose and bounced his car off of the wall. His rear tire ultimately failed, bringing out …

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Mirror Driving: System Failure, Strategy vs. Speed, and Future Stars

Welcome to Mirror Driving. Every week, your favorite columnists sit down and give their opinion about the latest NASCAR news, rumors and controversy. Love us or hate us, make a comment below and tell us how you feel about what we’ve said! This Week’s Participants: Amy Henderson (Mondays / The Big Six & Wednesdays / …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Sitting Pretty at the Halfway Point

Darrell Wallace, Jr. has contributed two wins to KBM and Toyota's dominance in 2014.

Last Saturday afternoon’s Pocono Mountains 150 marked the halfway point in the Camping World Truck Series schedule. While it’s taken us nearly six months to get to the middle of the schedule, we’ll have a whirlwind of 11 races to close out the season in a mere three months. In the meantime, this season hasn’t …

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