Rajah Caruth, a freshman at Winston-Salem State who is from Washington, D.C., won his first Late Model race on Saturday night at Greenville-Pickens Speedway.
Caruth, 18, and his Rev Racing teammates, all had good nights at the historic track. Gracie Trotter finished fourth and Isabella Robusto finished sixth from the Rev Racing team.
Caruth, who lives in Concord near the Rev Racing shop, does most of his schooling at WSSU on-line. He’s taking a full load of classes as well as putting in 20 hours a week at Rev Racing.
Caruth, who calls Bubba Wallace one of his mentors, got a congratulations from Wallace on Twitter.
— Bubba Wallace (@BubbaWallace) October 4, 2020
Caruth was selected for the NASCAR Drive for Diversity Youth Driver Development Program in 2019, the first driver from a majority iRacing background to be picked for the program. He was also chosen for 2020 NASCAR Drive for Diversity Program.