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Stealing the show from eventual winner Austin Dillon and marking his name in the history books in the process, Bubba Wallace kicked off his first full season in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series with a determined run to second place at the Daytona 500 – the best finish for an African-American in the history of the Great American Race. In an exclusive feature for Mobil 1 The Grid, Lee Spencer sat down with the coveted rookie to get his thoughts on the future, fame and the role his family has played on his journey so far.


Stewart-Haas Racing's decision to switch to Ford engines paid off early in 2017, with a win for Kurt Busch at Daytona, and a title challenge with Kevin Harvick. For the new season, there was further change, as Aric Almirola replaced Danica Patrick in the #10 Ford. Mobil 1 The Grid caught up with 2014 champion Harvick, whose brilliant start to the season has seen him record 2 wins in 3 races at Atlanta and Las Vegas, to get his view on SHR's renewed challenge.