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Bubba Wallace wins at Talladega, becomes second Black driver to win NASCAR Cup race

TALLADEGA, Ala. -- Bubba Wallace became just the second Black driver to win at NASCAR's top Cup Series level when rain stopped Monday's playoff race at Talladega Superspeedway.

Wallace had driven through a crash and to the front of the field five laps before the second rain stoppage of the race. NASCAR tried to dry the track for almost 45 minutes but called things off as sunset approached and the rain showing no sign of ceasing.

Wallace had been waiting atop his pit stand and celebrated wildly with his crew when the race was called.