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Darrell Wallace Jr.

Team: Roush Fenway Racing-6-NXS
Age / DOB:  (23) / 10/8/1993

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Bubba Wallace (No. 6 Mello Yello Ford Mustang) will make his sixth career NASCAR XFINITY Series start at Richmond International Raceway on Saturday afternoon.
In five previous starts at the .750-Mile short track, Wallace has recorded a best finish of 10th in Sept. 2012. In two starts in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East at the Virginia track, Wallace earned one victory in 2011. Recapping Bristol: Wallace improved 20 positions throughout the course of the NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway before getting collected in a multi-car incident with 40 laps remaining, severely damaging his car and ultimately leading to a 33rd-place finish.-Roush Fenway Racing Apr 25 - 7:51 PM

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Bubba Wallace (No. 6 Leidos Ford Mustang) was forced to take the green flag for the 300-Lap Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300 from the rear of the field due to issues in pre-race technical inspection.

Although starting from the rear, Wallace charged forward, improved 20 positions throughout the course of the rain-marred NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday afternoon before getting collected in a multi-car incident with 40 laps remaining, ultimately leading to a 33rd-place finish.-Roush Fenway Racing (Rotoworld: Wallace, who entered all seven NXS races so far this season, is currently sixth in the 2017 driver championship point standings)
Apr 24 - 9:52 AM

A familiar sponsor will reunite with NASCAR when the XFINITY Series takes to Richmond International Raceway on Saturday, April 29.

Mello Yello, the sponsor that became synonymous with the sport through the 1990 film Days of Thunder and subsequent sponsorships in the 1990s, will adorn the No. 6 Roush Fenway Racing Ford driven by Darrell Wallace Jr. when the tour visits RIR’s spring race. While the paint scheme will look nothing like the paint scheme used by Tom Cruise’ Cole Trickle in the film, it is sure to bring a whirl of nostalgia to longtime fans. Kyle Petty, who was sponsored by the soda from 1991 to 1994, was on hand to announce the sponsorship with Wallace.
Apr 21 - 2:56 PM

Bubba Wallace (No. 6 Leidos Ford Mustang) will make his fifth career NASCAR XFINITY Series start at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday afternoon.

He previously recorded a best finish of seventh in the Aug. 2016 event at "The Last Great Colosseum." In two starts in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at the famed short track, he recorded a best finish of second in August 2014. Recapping Texas: Wallace overcame damage sustained in a multi-car incident on Lap 65 to earn his fifth-consecutive sixth-place finish in the NASCAR XFINITY Series event at Texas Motor Speedway. The result is his fifth top-10 finish of the 2017 season.-Roush Fenway Racing
Apr 18 - 4:08 PM

Darrell Wallace Jr. (No. 6 Leidos Ford Mustang) finished sixth in Saturday's NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) My Bariatric Solutions 300 at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth.

He started eighth in the lineup, led one lap and completed all of the 200 laps run. This was his fifth-consecutive sixth-place NXS finish. Wallace, who entered all six series races so far this season, is currently fourth in the 2017 driver championship point standings after this event.
Apr 11 - 10:39 AM

Darrell Wallace Jr. (No. 6 Leidos Ford Mustang) tops the speed chart in the Final Practice session for the XFINITY Series My Bariatric Solutions 300 at Texas Motor Speedway.

He ran a fast lap of 188.693 mph. No. 33 Brandon Jones, No. 20 Erik Jones, No. 00 Cole Custer and No. 19 Matt Tifft round out the top-five of the 40 cars out on the track. The No. 74 Dodge, driven by Mike Harmon, was the slowest in the final practice session.
Apr 7 - 7:09 PM

Bubba Wallace (No. 6 Leidos Ford Mustang) will make his fifth career NASCAR XFINITY Series start at Texas Motor Speedway on Saturday.

In four previous starts, Wallace has recorded one top-10, a sixth-place finish in the spring 2015 event. He has also made four starts in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at the 1.5-mile oval, recording three top-10 finishes with a best finish of sixth coming in June 2013.-Roush Fenway Racing
Apr 4 - 3:48 PM

Seth Barbour, crew chief for the No. 6 XFINITY team of Darrell Wallace Jr., was fined $5,000 on Wednesday for lug nuts not properly installed following Saturday's Service King 300 at Auto Club Speedway.

Wallace Jr. finished sixth in the Southern California race, his fourth consecutive sixth-place finish in the XFINITY Series this season.-NASCAR.com
Mar 30 - 11:14 AM

Bubba Wallace (No. 6 Leidos Ford Mustang) improved 17 positions over the final 36 laps in the NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Auto Club Speedway on Saturday afternoon to earn his fourth-consecutive sixth-place finish.

He took the green flag for the 150-Lap event from the 10th position, was 12th by the completion of Stage 1 on Lap 35 and maintained his top-15 track position and took the green-checkered flag to complete the Stage 2 in 12th. As a result of a pit stop, Wallace returned to the track in 23rd as several cars opted to stay out. Following a restart with four laps remaining Wallace battled three and four-wide for position, ultimately holding off a charge from Elliott Sadler to take the checkered flag in sixth. The result is Wallace’s fourth-consecutive sixth-place finish and ranks him tied for the series lead in overall top-10s with four.-Roush Fenway Racing
Mar 27 - 11:35 AM

Bubba Wallace (No. 6 Leidos Ford Mustang) will make his third career NASCAR XFINITY Series start at Auto Club Speedway on Saturday afternoon.

Wallace earned a best finish of third at the two-mile oval in the 2016 running of this event. According to NASCAR’s Loop Data Statistics, Wallace is ranked second in average speed late in a run (168.752 mph), fourth in average speed early in a run (172.198 mph), fifth in both average running position (7.2) and green flag speed (169.676 mph) and seventh in driver rating (102.2). Wallace earned his third-consecutive top-six finish on Saturday afternoon in the NXS race at Phoenix, recording a sixth-place finish and improving to fifth in the championship standings.-Roush Fenway Racing
Mar 21 - 5:24 PM

Darrell Wallace Jr. (No. 6 Leidos Ford Mustang) finished sixth in Saturday's NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) DC Solar 200 at Phoenix Int’l Raceway in Avondale, Arizona.

He started seventh in the lineup and completed all of the 200 laps run. Wallace is currently fifth in the 2017 NXS driver championship point standings after this event.
Mar 20 - 8:15 PM

Roush Fenway Racing announces Globe Life And Accident Insurance Company has signed on to partner with NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) driver Bubba Wallace for the 2017 season.

The partnership will see Globe Life serve as an associate for two races, beginning this week at Phoenix International Raceway and Texas Motor Speedway, and as the primary partner on Wallace’s No. 6 Ford Mustang at back-to-back races at Talladega Superspeedway and Charlotte Motor Speedway in May. Wallace, who is currently fifth in the NXS point standings, is coming off of back-to-back top-six finishes.-RFR
Mar 17 - 12:10 PM

Bubba Wallace (No. 6 Leidos Ford Mustang) will make his fifth career NASCAR XFINITY Series start at Phoenix International Raceway on Saturday afternoon.

He has one top-10 in four career starts at the one-mile oval, an eighth in the Nov. 2015 event. In 38 career NASCAR XFINITY Series starts on tracks between one and two miles in length, Wallace has recorded four top-fives and 16 top-10s, with a best finish of third at Chicagoland Speedway in Sept. 2015. In two starts in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Phoenix, Wallace recorded a best finish of sixth in the Nov. 2014 event.-Roush Fenway Racing
Mar 14 - 5:08 PM

Bubba Wallace, driver of the No. 6 Leidos Ford Mustang, overcame a battle with flu-like symptoms to earn a sixth-place finish in the NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Saturday afternoon.

He started 16th and battled a car that was free rolling through the corners. Despite the handling condition, he completed Stage 1 in eighth, and Stage 2 in the 10th position. Wallace started final stage from the 17th position and rejoined the top-10 just eight laps after the restart (got as high as fourth). After a green-flag stop he continued to fight for position in the top-five. He never gave up, utilizing a late-race restart on Lap 196 to race three-wide and take the checkered flag in the sixth position.-Roush Fenway Racing
Mar 12 - 9:47 PM

Bubba Wallace (No. 6 Leidos Ford Mustang) will make his third career NASCAR XFINITY Series start at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Saturday afternoon.

Wallace earned a best finish of seventh in the 2015 event at Las Vegas. According to NASCAR’s Loop Data Statistics, he is ranked fourth in average speed early in a run (171.048 mph) and ninth in average speed late in a run (167.468 mph) at Las Vegas. In 22 career NASCAR XFINITY Series starts on 1.5-Mile tracks, Wallace has recorded three top-fives and 12 top-10s, with a best finish of third at Chicagoland Speedway in Sept. 2015. In two starts in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Las Vegas, he recorded two top-five finishes and two top-10 finishes, with a best finish of second in 2014.-Roush Fenway Racing
Mar 7 - 9:37 PM