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TALLADEGA, ALABAMA - OCTOBER 04: Bubba Wallace, driver of the #23 McDonald's Toyota, celebrates in victory lane after winning the rain-shortened NASCAR Cup Series YellaWood 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on October 04, 2021 in Talladega, Alabama. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images) | Getty Images
TALLADEGA, ALABAMA - OCTOBER 04: Bubba Wallace, driver of the #23 McDonald's Toyota, celebrates in victory lane after winning the rain-shortened NASCAR Cup Series YellaWood 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on October 04, 2021 in Talladega, Alabama. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images) | Getty Images

“RACE: Bubba Wallace” debuts on Netflix February 22

Last year, NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace became the first Black driver to win a Cup Series race since Wendell Scott took a contested victory in 1963. Wallace hit headlines the season before thanks to his activism. Now, Netflix is celebrating his career with a new docuseries set to be released on Feb. 22, 2022.

“RACE: Bubba Wallace” will be composed of six episodes each running 45 minutes, Adam Stern reported on Twitter.

The series follows Wallace’s 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season, his first with brand-new team 23XI, which was developed in partnership between NASCAR winner Denny Hamlin and basketball legend Michael Jordan. According to Deadline, the film follows Wallace’s decisions to speak out about racial injustice and the backlash he faced for doing so.

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