Wallace is the primary Black particular person to win the Cup Collection since 1963, when NASCAR Corridor of Fame driver Wendell Scott led the race.
Simply after the race, Wallace thanked his group and the house owners, sports activities legend Michael Jordan and Denny Hamlin, for the chance.
“It is fairly becoming that it comes right here in Talladega,” he mentioned.
“It was a noose,” Wallace mentioned. “Whether or not tied in 2019 or no matter, it was a noose. So, it wasn’t directed at me however any person tied a noose. That is what I am saying.”
Requested on Monday what it meant to turn out to be the second Black driver to win the Cup Collection race, Wallace grew to become emotional.
“I by no means take into consideration these issues, and whenever you, whenever you say it like that, actually it brings a number of emotion, a number of pleasure, to my household, followers, associates. It is fairly rattling cool.”
This was Wallace’s first 12 months driving for 23XI Racing. The victory can be the primary for Jordan as an proprietor.