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What the Future Holds for Darrell Wallace Jr. After Historic Martinsville Win

The first time Wendell Scott Jr. saw Darrell Wallace Jr. drive a race car at Caraway Speedway in North Carolina, Wallace was only 15 years old. Yet the elder Junior, then a talent scout for NASCAR's Drive for Diversity program, never forgot it. On that day, Scott Jr. quickly came to believe that someday there would be another occasion when Wallace Jr. would make certain everyone in NASCAR knew his name. That occurred when Wallace won the Kroger 200 Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway last Saturday, becoming the first black driver to win a race in one of NASCAR's top three national touring series since the late Wendell Scott, the father of Scott Jr., did so on Dec. 1, 1963, in what was then the equiva...

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