Can We Relax the Expectations For Bubba Wallace?

By Toby Christie, Editor – Follow on Twitter @Toby_Christie

After a stirring performance, which led to a second-place finish in the Daytona 500, there was buzz over the last week that Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Rookie Bubba Wallace was ready to win a race. You’ll have to excuse everyone as restrictor plate races have a way of pulling the wool over people’s eyes.

But the expectations of a win, are far too premature and unfair for Wallace (Only two rookies since 2010 have won a race in Monster Energy Cup competition). After looking like a seasoned veteran in Daytona, Wallace, 24, reminded us that he was indeed a rookie in Atlanta.
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There’s More Than Wrecked Cars to Talk About After Daytona

By: Toby Christie, Editor – Follow on Twitter @Toby_Christie

Speedweeks 2018 is in the books. For the last couple of weeks, we were treated to a stunning display of brightly colored race cars driving two to three, and sometimes four-wide.

We saw breathtaking crashes, that luckily every driver walked away from.

In all, 58 machines were wadded up past the point of being able to finish the race between the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR Xfinity Series, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, and ARCA Racing Series events in Daytona. Continue reading “There’s More Than Wrecked Cars to Talk About After Daytona”

Darrell “Bubba” Wallace is Ready to Enjoy a Stint at the Top of the NASCAR World

By: Reid Spencer — NASCAR Wire Service

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Darrell “Bubba” Wallace has arrived—and he’s feeling it.

After years of starts and stops in a racing career that’s finally in gear, Wallace is set to compete in his first full-time season in Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series racing.

What’s more, he’ll be driving the vaunted No. 43 fielded by Richard Petty Motorsports in partnership with Richard Childress Racing.

The significance is not lost on Wallace, who has finally taken the step that matters.
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Who Will Be Richard Petty Motorsports’ Manufacturer Next Year?

By: Toby Christie, Editor – Follow on twitter @Toby_Christie

FORT WORTH, Texas — We know who will drive the famed No. 43 car for Richard Petty Motorsports in 2018, Bubba Wallace. The sponsorship picture is still a little cloudy, but it’s getting clearer each day.
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The Final Lap Weekly NASCAR Racing Radio Podcast #487 Bubba gets a ride / Martinsville Preview

SHOW #487 – Darrell Bubba Wallace driver spotlight, we also recap the NASCAR Kansas weekend, TV ratings are up, Dale Jr. thrilled to become a father, all trophies should be concrete, Hometown Harvick, and a full Martinsville preview (Roughly 48:00 mins)

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