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Posted On November 23, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn Breaking News, Headline News, Xfinity

Mike Russell’s remarkable journey

By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – It was a chance internet search that led jackman Mike Russell to NASCAR’s Drive for Diversity program and, ultimately, to a NASCAR XFINITY Series championship with driver Chris Buescher. “I was on the internet searching pit crew development stuff, and I came across coach Phil Horton,” said Russell, who on Saturday became the first African-American D4D alumnus to win a NASCAR national series championship in the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. “So I called him and talked to him, and thatRead More