Bubba Wallace reeled in his first career win in the NASCAR Cup Series race Monday at Talladega Superspeedway, marking just the second win for a Black driver in the series’ highest level.
Drivers spanning generations took to social media to offer congratulations and share with Wallace in the special moment.
— Chase Elliott (@chaseelliott) October 4, 2021
— Dale Earnhardt Jr. (@DaleJr) October 4, 2021
— Jeff Gordon (@JeffGordonWeb) October 4, 2021
— Jimmie Johnson (@JimmieJohnson) October 4, 2021
— Kyle Busch (@KyleBusch) October 4, 2021
Our strategy just didn’t workout today with the rain, but I’m very happy for my amigo @BubbaWallace on his first cup win! 👏🏽
— Daniel Suárez (@Daniel_SuarezG) October 4, 2021
Raining hard now @TALLADEGA
Don’t see how we get back going.
I’m bummed to be so close to winning and miss the shot.
I’m Thrilled to head to the roval with a nice points cushion.
I’m Happy for @BubbaWallace to get his first win.
— Brad Keselowski (@keselowski) October 4, 2021
— BEAST (@BMarshall) October 4, 2021
@BubbaWallace you did it, you made a lot of history today, congrats to you and the entire team!
— Darrell Waltrip (@AllWaltrip) October 4, 2021
Bubba was absolutely wheeling it those last few laps holding off the field 👏 https://t.co/gBoOAjOvrM
— Parker Kligerman (@pkligerman) October 4, 2021
Had a lot of fun driving out front at the end there, just wish Mother Nature and I could have been on the same page! @MonsterEnergy @TeamChevy was fast. Top 5 and coming home in one piece. Congrats to @BubbaWallace – first wins are always special. pic.twitter.com/4GNVNylenK
— Kurt Busch (@KurtBusch) October 4, 2021
— Charlotte Hornets (@hornets) October 4, 2021
— Chad Johnson (@ochocinco) October 4, 2021
Sometimes it takes a little "push" to win 😉 pic.twitter.com/TRj01Z2WNw
— Chip Ganassi Racing (@CGRTeams) October 4, 2021
CONGRATS to my man @BubbaWallace on his 1st Cup win! Happy for you man! 👍🏼🏁
— Chris Lambert (@3widemiddle) October 4, 2021
— Brehanna Daniels (@Mindless_BMD) October 4, 2021
Big dub for @BubbaWallace 🏁
Big dub for my friend @JRHouston20! Congrats 👏
— 𝘔𝘺𝘢𝘵𝘵 𝘚𝘯𝘪𝘥𝘦𝘳 (@MyattSnider) October 4, 2021
Congratulations @BubbaWallace .. BIG WIN for a Wallace 😆🏁
— Kenny Wallace (@Kenny_Wallace) October 4, 2021
— Scott34 Racing (@Scott34Racing) October 4, 2021
— Brandon Brown (@brandonbrown_68) October 4, 2021
— Toyota Racing (@ToyotaRacing) October 4, 2021
The talk will be about the history made today, what a huge deal it is for the team and all partners involved…..But I want to say just how damn proud I am of @BubbaWallace for the person he has been through everything! Love you brother, @NASCAR Cup Series Winner! pic.twitter.com/7y7jXUuTVj
— Daniel Hemric (@DanielHemric) October 4, 2021