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NASCAR: Scotts join celebration after Wallace becomes second African-American to win NASCAR race in 50 years


MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Wendell Scott Jr. and Franklin Scott were on their cell phones, sending text messages back and forth during the closing laps of Saturday’s Kroger 200 at the Martinsville Speedway.

The closer Darrell Wallace Jr. got to the finish line, the more anxious the brothers got. When he won, both were overcome by emotions that have been 50 years in the making.

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