By AMANDA VINCENT Josh Frankos, front tire changer on the No. 43 Richard Petty Motorsports team of Darrell Wallace Jr. in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, injured a hand Sunday morning at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, ahead of the Pennzoil 400 Sunday afternoon. Show More Summary
Wallace and Hamlin exchanged words after the race following Wallace's comment that Hamlin may need an Adderall.
Denny Hamlin is taking a page out of the Mean Girls playbook. The ongoing feud between Darrell Wallace Jr. and Denny Hamlin has devolved into something straight out of Mean Girls, with Hamlin now excluding Wallace from participatingShow More Summary
By AMANDA VINCENT Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers Denny Hamlin and Darrell Wallace Jr., affectionately known as “Bubba Wallace,” haven’t made up since their dust-up last weekend after the Daytona 500 official season-opener for the Cup Series. During Wallace’s media availability at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Friday, ahead of Sunday’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip [...]
Darrell Wallace Jr. finished a surprising second in the Daytona 500, a result that has rejuvenated Richard Petty Motorsports. A media blitz that included television appearances on CNN and Fox News, numerous guest spots on national radio...Show More Summary
On his “Happy Hours” SiriusXM NASCAR Radio show, 2014 NASCAR premier series champion Kevin Harvick always gives his proverbial two cents on NASCAR current events. Last night’s show was no exception, as one of the topics the driver affectionately known as “Happy” gave his take on was Denny Hamlin’s recent comment in a Barstool Sports [...]
Darrell Wallace Jr. and Denny Hamlin had some heated words for one another in the garage following the Daytona 500 on Sunday. The heated discussion Darrell Wallace Jr. and Denny Hamlin had in the garage following the Daytona 500 stemmed...Show More Summary
Hamlin wasn't thrilled with Bubba's driving, or his post-race comments
By AMANDA VINCENT Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series veteran driver Denny Hamlin wasn’t happy with comments made Sunday after the Daytona 500 by series rookie Darrell Wallace Jr., referencing a comment Hamlin made in a Barstool Sports interview, speculating that about 70 percent of NASCAR drivers took Adderall, a substance banned by NASCAR without a [...]
By AMANDA VINCENT On the “SiriusXM Speedway” show on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio on Tuesday, show host Dave Moody reported that Smithfield would be primary sponsor of Richard Petty Motorsports’ No. 43 Chevrolet of Darrell Wallace Jr. for six races during the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. The deal is a resolution between Smithfield [...]
Darrell Wallace Jr. buried his face in a towel as wave after wave of emotions overcame the young NASCAR driver. Moments earlier, Darrell’s mother Desiree rushed the stage interrupting her son’s post-race interview for a celebratory embrace that set off the emotional response. “It’s a sensitive...
By AMANDA VINCENT Richard Petty Motorsports continues to piece together a season of sponsorship for its No. 43 Chevrolet of Darrell Wallace Jr. for the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season, as the race team announced Monday that the U.S. Air Force would sponsor Wallace and the No. 43 for two races this upcoming [...]
By AMANDA VINCENT Freddie Kraft will be Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr.’s spotter on the No. 43 Richard Petty Motorsports team in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in 2018, both driver and spotter announced via social media Thursday. “8 years ago I started working with a 16 year old kid in the K&N Series. A [...]
Wallace is set to drive full-time in the Cup Series in 2018. In 2013, he became the first black driver to win a NASCAR national series race since Wendell Scott.
FILE – In this June 9, 2017, file photo, Richard Petty, left, and Darrell Wallace Jr. chat during practice for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup series auto race in Long Pond, Pa. Wallace will drive Petty’s iconic No. 43 full-time in the NASCAR Cup Series next year, the team announced Wednesday, Oct. Show More Summary
Darrell Wallace Jr. filled in for Aric Almirola in the No. 43 car for four races in 2017. (Getty) Richard Petty Motorsports may not have a sponsor for its No. 43 car in 2018 but it has a driver. The team said Wednesday that Bubba Wallace would be its driver in 2018. Show More Summary
By AMANDA VINCENT Richard Petty Motorsports continues to piece together a season of sponsorship for its No. 43 entry to be driven by Darrell Wallace Jr. in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in 2018, most recently adding longtime marketing partner STP to the sponsor lineup. RPM announced Monday that RPM would be primary sponsor [...]
By AMANDA VINCENT Cambridge (Wis.) High School golf coach Brent Nottestad has resigned from his job Thursday after posting racist tweets directed at NASCAR driver Darrell Wallace Jr. “The Cambridge School District was made aware of several offensive comments made on social media by Cambridge High School boys’ golf coach, Brent Nottestad,” School District of [...]
By AMANDA VINCENT Darrell Wallace Jr. will replace Aric Almirola as driver of the No. 43 Richard Petty Motorsports entry in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in 2018, according to an announcement from the race team Wednesday. “This is a dream come true to race for ‘The King’, Richard Petty Motorsports, the iconic No. [...]
By AMANDA VINCENT Darrell Wallace Jr. is expected to replace Aric Almirola behind the whee of the No. 43 Richard Petty Motorsports Ford in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in 2018, according to a report from Motorsport.com. RPM announced that Almirola would not be with the team next year, after Stewart-Haas Racing and Smithfield [...]