Today is a historical date in NASCAR: The 50th Anniversary of Wendall Scott’s first NASCAR race. Mr. Scott was the first African-American to race in what is now the Sprint Cup Series. He raced in 495 events. NASCAR Hall of Fame Historian Buz McKim joined The Norris & Davis Show to shed a little light on the story.
SOUTH BOSTON, VA - OCTOBER 15: Wendell Scott, Jr. offers advice to driver Alli Owens during the NASCAR Drive for Diversity Combine at South Boston Speedway October 15, 2007 in South Boston, Virginia. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images for NASCAR)(Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images for NASCAR)