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Netflix to provide Bubba Wallace NASCAR documentary collection

The collection will observe Wallace in his first season with the newly fashioned 23XI Racing group, co-owned by NBA icon Michael Jordan and three-time Daytona 500 winner Denny Hamlin.

Wallace, 27, grew to become an outspoken voice in opposition to racial injustice in 2020 following the homicide of George Floyd. He additionally efficiently advocated for the banning of the Accomplice Flag from all NASCAR occasions.

Notably, he wore an ‘I Cannot Breathe’ shirt throughout pre-race ceremonies at Atlanta Motor Speedway and ran a Black Lives Matter paint scheme at Martinsville Speedway quickly after.

Wallace’s activism threw him into the nationwide highlight and drew the ire of former President Donald Trump, but in addition reward from many superstars together with Jordan himself.

“You already know me…I prefer to preserve issues actual and uncooked. Pumped to have Netflix seize these moments to share with you guys,” posted Wallace on Twitter.

Darrell Wallace Jr., Richard Petty Motorsports, Chevrolet Camaro

Darrell Wallace Jr., Richard Petty Motorsports, Chevrolet Camaro

Picture by: NASCAR Media

The collection will give viewers an unique look behind the scenes of the 2021 Cup season from Wallace’s perspective, the one Black driver in NASCAR’s premier division. It’s going to additionally give attention to the sanctioning physique’s efforts to fight racial inequality and promote inclusion, each inside and outdoors the game.

Erik Parker will function Director for the unnamed collection, which doesn’t but have a launch date however is at present in manufacturing.

The most recent challenge follows within the footsteps of Netflix’s extremely profitable Drive to Survive collection which gives a behind the scenes look into Formulation 1. 

After launching in 2019, Drive to Survive just lately launched its third season, following F1 drivers and groups all year long and granting its personal behind the scenes have a look at the elite racing collection.

DTS has been credited with placing F1 in entrance of latest eyes and even creating curiosity from non-race followers.

Its success has triggered various behind the scenes motorsport documentaries, together with Supercars’ ‘Inside Line’ collection that adopted Erebus Motorsport and the ‘On The Restrict’ official British Touring Automotive Championship documentary, the latter is obtainable to observe on Motorsport.TV.    

Darrell Wallace Jr., Richard Petty Motorsports, Chevrolet Camaro

Darrell Wallace Jr., Richard Petty Motorsports, Chevrolet Camaro

Picture by: NASCAR Media

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