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Darrell Wallace Jr.

Team: Richard Petty Motorsports-43
Age / DOB:  (23) / 10/8/1993

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Darrell Wallace Jr. posted a lap of 197.401 mph and will roll off the FireKeepers Casino 400 grid at Michigan International Speedway from 27th.
That is almost exactly where he finished last week at Pocono Raceway; he was 26th. Look for Wallace to move up the grid as the race progresses, which means he is going to earn positive place-differential points. Wallace said he and the team over-adjusted and made the car too tight. Jun 16 - 4:41 PM

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Darrell Wallace Jr. (No. 6 Disney Pixar Cars 3 Ford Mustang) finished 11th in Saturday's NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Pocono Green 250 at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, PA.

He started 13th in the lineup, led one lap and completed all of the 100 laps run. Wallace Jr., who entered all 12 NXS races so far this season, is currently fourth in the 2017 driver championship point standings after this event. He will be running a limited NXS schedule for the rest of the season. Wallace Jr. has moved up to the Monster Energy Cup Series.
Jun 13 - 3:10 PM

In his NASCAR Monster Energy Cup debut, Darrell Wallace Jr. posted the 19th fastest lap in the first practice session at Pocono Raceway with a speed of 174.135 mph.

To put that into perspective, it landed him between Danica Patrick and Michael McDowell He outqualified Hendrick Motorsports teammates Chase Elliott, Kasey Kahne, and Dale Earnhardt Jr. so that should be considered a strong performance.
Jun 10 - 10:21 AM

Darrell "Bubba" Wallace Jr. will transition from the No. 6 NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Ford Mustang to the iconic No. 43 Ford Fusion of Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) where the 23-year-old will make his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) debut at Pocono Raceway.

With Wallace’s focus on the MENCS, Roush Fenway Racing (RFR) will suspend efforts on the No. 6 NXS team after this weekend’s event in Pocono. RPM announced today that Wallace Jr. will pilot the No. 43 Ford while Aric Almirola recovers from his injuries. Wallace will jump in the No. 43 Smithfield Ford this weekend at Pocono Raceway starting with practice on Friday morning.-RFR/RPM
Jun 5 - 8:32 PM

Bubba Wallace (No. 6 Cars 3 Ford Mustang) will make his sixth career NASCAR XFINITY Series start at Dover International Speedway on Saturday afternoon.

In five previous starts at the one-mile oval, Wallace has earned two pole positions and a best finish of second coming in the Spring 2016 event. In two starts in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Dover, Wallace has one pole and earned a best finish of 10th in May 2013.-Roush Fenway Racing
May 31 - 10:32 AM

Bubba Wallace (No. 6 Globe Life Ford Mustang) ran up front throughout the NASCAR XFINITY Series Hisense 4k TV 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday afternoon.

He led a handful of laps before a cut-tire from contact with the outside retaining wall turned the car sideways in the closing laps. Wallace ultimately finished 28th. He slipped from fourth to fifth in the 2017 NXS driver championship standings after this event.
May 27 - 7:58 PM

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

In four previous starts at the 1.5-mile oval, Wallace has two top-10s with a best finish of fifth in May 2015. Wallace also previously made two starts in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Charlotte. Recapping Talladega: Wallace, who had overcome damage sustained in a multi-car incident on Lap 20, was running inside the top 10 before contact on the final lap sent him into the inside wall, ultimately, scoring him with a 13th-place finish.-Roush Fenway Racing
May 23 - 8:19 PM

Darrell Wallace Jr. (No. 6 Globe Life Ford Mustang) finished 13th in Saturday's NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Spark Energy 300 at Talladega (AL) Superspeedway.

Darrell Wallace Jr. (No. 6 Globe Life Ford Mustang) finished 13th in Saturday's NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Spark Energy 300 at Talladega (AL) Superspeedway. He started 22nd in the lineup and completed 112 of the 113 laps run. Wallace Jr., who entered all nine NXS races so far this season, moved up one spot from fifth to fourth in the 2017 driver championship point standings after this event.
May 9 - 2:45 PM

Bubba Wallace (No. 6 Globe Life Ford Mustang) will make his fourth career NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) start at Talladega Superspeedway on Saturday afternoon.

In nine career NXS starts on restrictor-plate tracks, Wallace has recorded two top-10 finishes with a best finish of sixth in the 2016 season-opening event at Daytona International Speedway. In two starts in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Talladega, Wallace earned a best finish of ninth in Oct. 2014. Recapping Richmond: Wallace improved 13 positions throughout the course of Saturday afternoon’s NXS race at Richmond Int'l Raceway to record his sixth sixth-place finish of the 2017 season. The result also ranks Wallace second among all drivers with six top-10 finishes.-Roush Fenway Racing
May 3 - 11:04 AM

Darrell Wallace Jr. (No. 6 Mello Yello Ford Mustang) finished sixth in Saturday's NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond (VA) Int’l Raceway.

He started 19th in the lineup and completed all of the 254 laps run. Wallace, who entered all eight NXS races so far this season, advanced from sixth to fifth in the 2017 driver championship point standings after this event.
May 2 - 3:05 PM

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

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