CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Michael Jordan expects to field a winning team when 23XI Racing begins NASCAR competition next season. The first move toward victory lane came Friday in a partnership with Joe Gibbs Racing and Toyota.
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.
How much did Michael Jordan pay for his NASCAR team?
Here’s What You Didn’t Know About the $150 Million Michael Jordan NASCAR Team Purchase – Speed Society.
Does Michael Jordan own NASCAR?
Jordan has been a pitchman, an NBA team owner and a tequila connoisseur — and on Sunday, with Wallace at the wheel, he makes his official debut as a NASCAR team owner with 23XI Racing in the Daytona 500.
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.”
Who owns the 23 car in NASCAR?
One of the three new teams entering the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season was announced late last season when Joe Gibbs Racing driver Denny Hamlin decided to partner with longtime friend and NBA legend Michael Jordan. That led to the creation of 23XI Racing, which then confirmed Bubba Wallace as the driver of the #23 car.