A “Mud”-Summer Night’s Dream

Here's a memo to Eldora track owner Tony Stewart and NASCAR: "Thank you, Sir. May I have another?" Races like the Mudsummer Classic Wednesday in Rossburg, Ohio would do a tremendous amount to remedy what's wrong with NASCAR- in this humble opinion. Props to Darrell Wallace Jr. In terms of a fresh face that can turn heads toward the sport that don't ordinarily pay attention, Bubba is the man. Sure, being a rare racer of mixed ethnicity, Wallace gets your attention, but for the seasoned fan ...

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What’s Next For Darrell Wallace Jr.?

[caption id="attachment_683535" align="aligncenter" width="520"] Courtesy DarrellWallaceJr.com[/caption] Darrell Wallace Jr. made NASCAR history over the weekend, becoming the first African American driver to win a NASCAR national touring season race in more than 50 years. Making history is nice. Sustaining history is a whole different reality. Wallace Jr. is just 20. What's next for Darrell Wallace Jr.? (more...) ...

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WALLACE MAKES BIG FIRST STEP WITHOUT STUMBLING

"The goals have to be just kind of running up front, hopefully making a name for myself, running top 10.” Mission accomplished. Welcome to the NASCAR Nationwide Series, Darrell Wallace Jr. Breaking in without breaking equipment (ok, well maybe a few scrapes and dings, but nothing real major), the graduate of NASCAR’s “Drive For Diversity” program finished ninth and on the lead lap Sunday at Iowa Speedway in his series debut. NASCAR has taken on numerous initiativ ...

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