Netflix released documentary series Race: Bubba Wallace yesterday (Feb. 22). The series follows Wallace, the only Black NASCAR driver currently in NASCAR's Cup Series, as he uses his voice and talent to change the sport. We spoke with Wallace and director Erik Parker about the series. Watch the interview inside.
In an effort to spotlight more of the work being done by gifted Blacks everywhere, we will spotlight one person each week throughout the month of February. This week is dedicated to Brehanna Daniels, who is the first African American woman to become a NASCAR pit crew member.
Migos showed up to a NASCAR event recently and had to teach Fox Sports reporter Michael Waltrip how to dab. We don’t know what his version was, but it was definitely tragic. Watch for yourself in the uncomfortable, yet hilarious clip below!
Two NASCAR drivers got into a physical altercation after one driver lightly tapped the side of the other guy’s car. The fight was broken up quickly and neither driver won the race. [Complex] Five children and three adults were found dead in a Houston home following their encounter with a gunman on Saturday evening. Deputies discovered […]
The parents of NASCAR driver Kevin Ward have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Tony Stewart. Ward was killed when Stewart’s vehicle struck him during a race in August 2014. In the lawsuit, Ward’s family states that their son’s death could’ve been avoided and that Stewart was driving recklessly. [Gossip Cop] A Texas judge handed down […]
So this happened. NASCAR racing turned a bit NHL on Sunday, when drivers Jeff Gordon and Brad Keselowski started throwing punches after Keselowski slammed into Gordon’s vehicle, leaving him with a flat tire. From Yahoo Sports: The impetus was Keselowski’s move to pass Gordon entering turn one on lap 336 of the 341 lap race. Keselowski, who restarted third behind race leader Jimmie Johnson, […]
Sporting history was made two weeks ago. On October 26th, Darrell Wallace, Jr. became just the second African American driver to win a NASCAR national series. (The first was Wendell Scott, who won in 1963). It was a great moment for the sport and for Wallace himself, who at the age of 20 is still just a rookie. Following […]