Bubba’s Block Party with Bubba Wallace showcases local Black-owned food trucks

Bubba Wallace rides around the track in front of fans during driver introductions before the...
Bubba Wallace rides around the track in front of fans during driver introductions before the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Feb. 20, 2022, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)(John Raoux | AP)
Published: Aug. 7, 2022 at 2:13 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 11, 2022 at 9:29 PM CDT
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - NASCAR’s Bubba Wallace hosted a free block party to celebrate the Richmond community ahead of NASCAR’s return to the River City.

Musicians such as Wale and DJ DMO to the stage Thursday evening. The event also featured live pit stops, iRacing and activities all evening for kids.

The purpose of the event was to celebrate Black-owned food trucks and the greater Richmond community. Vendors presented African American, African, and Caribbean cuisines.

The green flag will drop at Richmond Raceway on Saturday at 3 p.m.

Copyright 2022 WWBT. All rights reserved.

Send it to 12 here.

Want NBC12’s top stories in your inbox each morning? Subscribe here.