Is Michael Jordan involved in NASCAR?
Decades since Jordan began his rise on Tobacco Road at UNC, the 57-year-old’s roots in NASCAR country have inspired him to field a Cup Series team of his own. Jordan has joined forces with defending Daytona 500 winner Denny Hamlin to co-own a new race team, 23X1 ― with a nod to Jordan’s No. 23 jersey number.
Does Denny Hamlin own a NASCAR team?
Kurt Busch will drive next season for 23XI Racing, the NASCAR team owned by Denny Hamlin and Michael Jordan, in a long expected expansion move for the first-year organization.
Is Bubba Wallace still in NASCAR?
Bubba Wallace is just the second Black driver to win a NASCAR Cup Series race. Bubba Wallace won a NASCAR Cup series auto race on Monday, in Talladega, Ala. TALLADEGA, Ala. … Wallace is in his first season driving for 23X1 Racing, a team owned by both Denny Hamlin and Michael Jordan.
Will Denny Hamlin driving for Michael Jordan?
Jordan brought in successful driver Denny Hamlin as a minority owner and the mastermind of 23XI Racing, and they hired Bubba Wallace as their first driver following a season in which he was in the news for much of the year. That lineup made it easy for 23XI to attract a full set of sponsors.