2016 Season in Review: Darrell Wallace Jr.

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Darrell Wallace Jr.

CREW CHIEF: Seth Barbour

TEAM: Roush Fenway Racing

POINTS: 11th

WINS: 0

LAPS LED: 34 (career low)

TOP 5s: 3 (matched 2015)

TOP 10s: 9 (lowest since 2014)

POLES: 0

WHAT WENT RIGHT: Wallace tied his career-high of three top-five finishes in a season and qualified for the inaugural Chase in the Xfinity Series … Advanced to the second round of the Chase … earned season-best finish of second at Dover I.

WHAT WENT WRONG: Still winless after two full seasons in the Xfinity Series … failed to advance to the final round of the Chase and fell to 11th in points … led a career low 34 laps, which is even worse than the laps he led in just four starts in 2012 … his top-10 finishes decreased from his rookie season (2015) … was fined $15,000 in July for a tweet that likened NASCAR officials to the Muppets

WHAT TO EXPECT IN 2017: Nothing has been officially announced, but Wallace could return for his third full season in the Xfinity Series with Roush Fenway Racing where he still seeks his first career win … Will remain a must-follow on social media.