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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. 

FOX: NASCAR @NASCARONFOX

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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