Sport Wallace Jr. wins in first Truck race since 2014

01:21  13 august  2017
01:21  13 august  2017 Source:   Associated Press

Allmendinger hoping to duplicate his lone NASCAR Cup win

  Allmendinger hoping to duplicate his lone NASCAR Cup win Three years ago AJ Allmendinger didn't want the second Sunday in August to end, so he lingered in victory lane at Watkins Glen International to soak in the atmosphere with his crew. The victory on the road course stamped Allmendinger as a threat to win every time NASCAR's Cup series visits the two twisting layouts on the schedule. With the playoffs looming, he's 27th in points and needs a victory to qualify for the postseason as the series stops at The Glen, his best shot left to produce that needed result.If there's any added pressure, he says he doesn't feel it.''No pressure, man.

Kyle Busch finished third after winning the first two stages. Wallace hadn't driven in a Truck race since 2014 , when he won four times. He drove full-time on the Xfinity Series in 2015 and 2016. Photos: darrell wallace jr .

Bubba Wallace wins in his first Truck race since the end of the 2014 season. Making his first start in a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race since 2014 , Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr . didn’t forget how to win .

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Kyle Busch wins pole for Cup race at Watkins Glen

  Kyle Busch wins pole for Cup race at Watkins Glen Kyle Busch has won the pole for Sunday's NASCAR Cup race at Watkins Glen International. Busch, who won the Xfinity race on Saturday at The Glen, turned a fast lap of 126.925 miles per hour in the No. 18 Toyota Camry for Joe Gibbs Racing to easily best Kyle Larson's No. 42 Chevrolet (126.249).''That was pretty good,'' Busch said. ''We'll see how it goes if we can keep it up front.''Martin Truex Jr. will start third, Chase Elliott fourth and Daniel Suarez fifth.

– Darrell Wallace Jr . became the first African-American driver to win in one of NASCAR's national series in nearly 50 years, winning the Camping World Truck Series race Saturday at.

On October 26, 2013, Wallace became the first African-American driver to win in one of NASCAR's national series since 1963, winning the Camping World Truck Series Kroger 200 at Martinsville Speedway.[19][20] The "Darrell Wallace Jr . wins NASCAR race at Greenville Pickens Speedway".

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) -- Darrell Wallace Jr. made the most of his first NASCAR Truck Series race in three years, holding off a late challenge from Christopher Bell to win Saturday at Michigan International Speedway.

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Wallace took the lead in his No. 99 Chevrolet with about 10 laps remaining in the 100-lap, 200-mile race. He had to contend with Austin Cindric and Bell toward the end, but Wallace was able to edge Bell by 0.18 seconds.

Kyle Busch finished third after winning the first two stages.

Wallace hadn't driven in a Truck race since 2014, when he won four times. He drove full time on the Xfinity Series in 2015 and 2016.

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NASCAR drivers are as excited as Bubba about his win

  NASCAR drivers are as excited as Bubba about his win Darrell Wallace Jr. had a challenging year but found his way back to Victory Lane.RELATED:'Bubba' wins

Making his first start in a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race since 2014 , Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr . didn’t forget how to win . Wallace earned five wins in 44 Truck races in 2013 and 2014 for Kyle Busch Motorsports. Saturday’s win was his second consecutive Truck win , as he won the

Darrell Wallace Jr . celebrates after winning the NASCAR Trucks series auto race , Friday, Nov. 14, 2014 , in Homestead, Fla. Wallace became the first black driver since 1963 to win in one of NASCAR’s national series with his 2013 win at Martinsville Speedway.


Jones wins 1st Cup pole in critical Bristol race .
Erik Jones has won the first Cup Series pole of his career with a quick run at Bristol Motor Speedway. Jones turned a lap at 128.082 mph around the high-banked bullring to take the top starting spot for Saturday night's race. Jones, a rookie who drives for Furniture Row Racing, bumped Kyle Larson from the pole.Larson qualified second at 128.057 to continue his hot streak. He won Sunday at Michigan — where he beat Furniture Row teammates Jones and Martin Truex Jr. on the final restart for his third victory of the year.Kasey Kahne qualified third and was followed by Hendrick Motorsports teammate Chase Elliott.

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