Mark Story

June 23, 2014

Mark Story: Wallace Jr. gives NASCAR a chance to look more like America

Proclaiming Darrell Wallace Jr., 20 and a promising black driver, as "the Tiger Woods of NASCAR" is an unfair bar to set. But coming to Kentucky Speedway off his second career Camping World Trucks Series win, Wallace Jr. appears to have the potential to succeed at the Sprint Cup level.

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About Mark Story

Mark Story


I am a native Kentuckian, a graduate of North Hardin High School (Radcliff) and the University of Kentucky. I came to the Herald-Leader in the glamorous position of agate clerk on Aug. 27, 1990. Since that time, I’ve worked as small-college beat reporter, sports enterprise/investigative reporter and, since August, 2001, as a full-time sports columnist.