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NASCAR at Talladega 2021 Results: Bubba Wallace Earns 1st Career Cup Series Win

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At a rain-soaked Talladega Superspeedway, Bubba Wallace won the YellaWood 500 on Monday. 

A day after weather forced postponement until Monday, NASCAR had to call the race early because of inclement conditions. Wallace, the leader after 117 laps, was named the winner. 


The moment Bubba Wallace became a NASCAR Cup Series winner. <a href=”https://twitter.com/BubbaWallace?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>@BubbaWallace</a> | <a href=”https://twitter.com/Jumpman23?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>@Jumpman23</a> <a href=”https://t.co/I8drVmufh7″>pic.twitter.com/I8drVmufh7</a>

It was a historic result and Wallace’s first Cup Series victory:

Matt Weaver @MattWeaverAW

NASCAR has called Talladega due to rain. <br><br>Bubba Wallace and 23XI Racing are NASCAR Cup Series winners.<br><br>Wallace is the first African American to win a Cup race since Windell Scott on December 1, 1963 and second overall.<br><br>Michael Jordan’s first win as a team owner too.

Chad Johnson @ochocinco

Congratulations to my guy <a href=”https://twitter.com/BubbaWallace?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>@BubbaWallace</a> on winning today &amp; making history 🏆 <a href=”https://t.co/lOK560pU0W”>pic.twitter.com/lOK560pU0W</a>

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