NASCAR XFINITY Series driver Darrell Wallace Jr. is racing with a heavy heart this weekend after the loss of his grandmother.

But in Saturday night's Chase elimination race at Phoenix International Raceway, "Granny Jan" will ride with Bubba on his No. 6 Roush Fenway Racing machine.

Wallace is one of the eight Chase drivers who will be vying for the four spots available in the Championship 4 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

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Rolling into Victory Lane and earning a shot to fight for a title would be one special way to honor his late grandmother.

Our condolences go out to Wallace and his entire family.