Wallace is the primary Black person to win the Cup Series since 1963, when NASCAR Hall of Fame driver Wendell Scott led the race.
Just after the race, Wallace thanked his crew and the house owners, sports activities legend Michael Jordan and Denny Hamlin, for the chance.
“It’s fairly becoming that it comes right here in Talladega,” he stated.
“It was a noose,” Wallace stated. “Whether tied in 2019 or no matter, it was a noose. So, it wasn’t directed at me however anyone tied a noose. That’s what I’m saying.”
Asked on Monday what it meant to change into the second Black driver to win the Cup Series race, Wallace turned emotional.
“I by no means take into consideration these issues, and while you, while you say it like that, truthfully it brings a variety of emotion, a variety of pleasure, to my household, followers, mates. It’s 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.