Bubba Wallace to leave Richard Petty Motorsports at season's end
Wallace and Richard Petty Motorsports will part ways after the 2020 season.
NASCAR star Bubba Wallace announced via social media that he will be leaving Richard Petty Motorsports at the end of the season.
“This was not an easy decision as I have nothing but the utmost respect for Richard Petty and his family,” Wallace said via social media, "but I believe it's time for someone else to take over the No. 43. Thank you to the King and everyone at Richard Petty Motorsports for giving me the opportunity to start my Cup Series career. I've grown so much as a driver and as a person since joining them. We've got nine more races together, and I hope we can finish the 2020 season on a high note.”
According to ESPN, Richard Petty Motorsports issued the following statement to Wallace’s departure: “We look forward to the next chapter in the making for the iconic No. 43 team. We will announce our new driver in the future.”