What NASCAR team is Michael Jordan part of?
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.
Why is it called 2311 racing?
Hamlin later said that the two had discussed owning a team but that it never came to fruition. On October 22, the team announced its name, 23XI Racing, and would use the number 23 (Jordan’s number during his basketball career).
Is Michael Jordan racing NASCAR?
Following years of rumors and speculation, NBA legend Michael Jordan officially announced last September that he would become a NASCAR Cup Series team co-owner along with Joe Gibbs Racing driver Denny Hamlin for the 2021 season and beyond.
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.