On Sunday, with Wallace at the wheel, the NBA team owner makes his official debut as a NASCAR team owner with 23XI Racing. Michael Jordan is teaming with co-owner Denny Hamlin, a three-time Daytona 500 champion.
Is Bubba Wallace driving for Michael Jordan?
Michael Jordan isn’t holding anything back when speaking about his team’s decision to sign Bubba Wallace for this NASCAR season. Wallace, 27, is driving the No. 23 car for Jordan’s team, 23XI Racing. The team made its debut at the Daytona 500 last weekend.
Does Michael Jordan own Nascar?
Jordan is the first Black principal owner of a full-time Cup team since Hall of Famer Wendell Scott in 1973.
Did Michael Jordan Buy Joe Gibbs Racing?
The first move toward victory lane came Friday in a partnership with Joe Gibbs Racing and Toyota. Jordan partnered with current NASCAR driver Denny Hamlin as new team owners and will field the No. … “Our partnership with Toyota and Joe Gibbs Racing gives us the equipment, resources and expertise to do it.”
How much is Bubba Wallace worth?
Darrell Wallace, Jr., better as Bubba Wallace, has made his mark on the world of NASCAR over the last few years with high finishes in some of the sport’s top races. His success on the racetrack has helped him rack up a net worth of $3 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
What race is Bubba Wallace Nascar driver?
Wallace has been the only full-time African American driver in NASCAR’s three national series (Cup, Xfinity, and Truck) each year he has competed in them.
|Car no., team||No. 23 (23XI Racing)|
|Best finish||22nd (2020)|
|First race||2017 Axalta presents the Pocono 400 (Pocono)|