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Are there any African American Nascar drivers?

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2010-12-20 07:22:53
2010-12-20 07:22:53

Yes, Bill Lester raced in the Truck Series.

There is also Derek Strong, former NBA player for L.A. Lakers, L.A. Clippers and Orlando Magic, among others. Derek Strong is the only NBA player to successfully transition into stock car racing as a driver. He is part owner of his team, Strong Racing.

Don't forget Marc Davis who drives Nationwide races.

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