Rajah Caruth, a freshman at WSSU, wins his first Late Model stock car race | WSSU

In addition, Pearson won a Late Model series championship at the track, as did Ralph Earnhardt, the father of NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt. And besides Wallace, current Cup Series drivers Austin Dillon, Joey Logano and William Byron also scored track wins in NASCAR’s lower rungs. 

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.

Caruth is majoring in motorsports management at Winston-Salem State with a goal of becoming a NASCAR Cup Series driver.

Sunoco announced this year that it would expand its partnership with Rev Racing and became the full-time sponsor of Caruth’s car.

In August, Rev Racing’s owner, Max Siegel, said that Caruth has been good in his development over the last two years.

“He’s been good for

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Rajah Caruth, a freshman at WSSU, wins his first Late Model stock car race on Saturday night | WSSU

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.


Rajah Caruth, a freshman at WSSU, won his first Late Model stock car race of his career on Saturday night in South Carolina.

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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.

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