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Darrell Wallace Jr. to drive for Richard Petty in 2018

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In this June 9, 2017, file photo, Richard Petty, left, and Darrell Wallace Jr. chat during practice for Sunday's NASCAR Cup series auto race in Long Pond, Pa. Wallace will drive Petty’s iconic No. 43 full-time in the NASCAR Cup Series next year, the team announced Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Darrell Wallace Jr. will become the first black full-time driver at NASCAR’s top level since 1971 when he takes over Richard Petty’s iconic ride next season.