You may be thinking about Wendell Scott, who was the first (and to date, only) African-American driver to win a NASCAR race, the 1964 event at Speedway Park in Jacksonville, Florida.
Exact records are unclear, but he is believed to be the first African-American to obtain a NASCAR license. In his book, Hard Driving: The American Odyssey of NASCAR's First Black Driver, Brian Donovan chronicles Scott's career as a driver.
There has never been an African-American F-1 driver
The question does not mention nationality, just ethnicity, and even then the above answer is incorrect.
William Theodore Ribbs Jnr, drove an F1 car for Brabham in 1986, although he did not compete in any races.
Lewis Hamilton (of mixed descent) has been racing in F1 since 2007
To date, I don't think there's been one. However, the first woman to drive in NASCAR was Janet Guthrie, and the first black man to drive was Wendell Scott. You see, there is no Formula One for women.
On June 10, 2007, Lewis Hamilton won the Canadian Grand Prix, becoming the first black driver to win a Formula 1 race. He was born in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England.
In 2008, Hamilton won the Formula 1 World Championship.
Narain Karthikeyan is the first Indian Formula One driver. He has raced for Jordan (2005) and HRT (2011 and 2012).
Wendell Scott, in the 60's.
Only if Speed Racer sponsors a race.
The daughter of NASCAR racer Michael Waltrip.
go speed racer, go speed racer, go speed racer goooo.
you got to go to Richard petty school
Larry Shankle is a nascar racer get ya facts straight. :)
he still works at NASCAR, but not as a racer
No. Fellow Nascar driver, Carl Edwards, does a back flip after he wins a race.
A NASCAR driver makes more money than a soccer player. NASCAR drivers also make a lot of money from sponsors.
NASCAR drivers actually wear diapers in case they have to urinate!! If the driver can not wait till after the race they may go in adult size diapers or "depends".
Racer X's real name is Rex Racer and he is Speed Racer's brother.
If you can come close to factoring in everything connected to Nascar I believe its over a "Billion".