Wallace signs with Roush for Xfinity

(AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) Darrell Wallace Jr. has signed a deal with Roush Fenway Racing and will drive the No. 6 Ford in the NASCAR Xfinity Series.

The team didn't say how many races Wallace would race for them in NASCAR's rebranded second-tier series.

The 21-year-old Wallace has five career wins in the Truck Series. Wallace became the first black driver since 1963 to win in one of NASCAR's national series with his 2013 win at Martinsville Speedway.

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