Last October, Michael Jordan announced a partnership with three-time Daytona 500 champion Denny Hamlin. The new outfit called 23XI Racing takes Jordan’s legendary NBA shirt number 23 and fuses with with Hamlin’s No. 11 car number.
Who owns the number 23 car in NASCAR?
Bubba Wallace is currently the team’s only driver, piloting the No. 23 Toyota, and Busch will become the second racer for 23XI in its second season. He’ll have sponsorship from longtime partner Monster Energy. Busch, 43, is in his 22nd season in NASCAR’s Cup Series and his third straight year driving the No.
What race car does Michael Jordan own?
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.
Does Michael Jordan have a race car?
The NASCAR team co-owned by Michael Jordan and Denny Hamlin — 23XI Racing — unveiled its No.
What car number is Bubba Wallace?
Wallace broke down in tears after he returned to his parked No. 23 Toyota. The car number was picked for co-owner Jordan, who wore 23 in the NBA.
Who owns Bubba Wallace?
Bubba Wallace says the influence that team owner Michael Jordan has been tremendous for his career. Wallace joined 23XI Racing team last year that Jordan co-founded with fellow driver Denny Hamlin after coming over from Richard Petty Motorsports.
Who is driving for Michael Jordan?
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. Hamlin, the three-time Daytona 500 winner, partnered with Jordan this year to start a team centered around Bubba Wallace.
What car does Michael Jordan own in the Daytona 500?
The newly-formed 23XI Racing NASCAR team, owned by Michael Jordan, recently unveiled its car for driver Bubba Wallace for the Daytona 500 next month. Wallace tweeted out a short promo video for the team and the car on Thursday morning. The car is primarily red and white, with Wallace racing the No.
What team does Denny Hamlin own?
NASHVILLE – It was a packed year for Joe Gibbs Racing driver Denny Hamlin, who fielded his own team 23XI Racing team, and nearly claimed his first NASCAR Cup Series championship.
Who is Bubba Wallace’s pit crew?
In taking over as Wallace’s crew chief, Robert “Bootie” Barker will return to the top of the pit box for the first time since 2017. Barker served as a Cup crew chief from 2003 until 2017, working with drivers such as Dave Blaney, Mike Bliss, Michael Waltrip, Casey Mears, and most recently Ty Dillon.
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.
Is Denny Hamlin driving in 2021?
Denny Hamlin joined up with Michael Jordan to launch 23XI Racing, a new NASCAR Cup Series team that starts racing in 2021 with Bubba Wallace behind the wheel of the No. 23 Toyota Camry. Denny serves as a 23XI part-owner as he continues to race for Joe Gibbs Racing.
What kind of car does Denny Hamlin drive?
Denny Hamlin drives the No. 11 Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing in the NASCAR Cup Series. He has amassed 46 wins, including triumphs in the Daytona 500 (2016, 2019, 2020) and Southern 500 (2010, 2017, 2021) in 16 full seasons.
Who is number 24 in NASCAR?
Hendrick Motorsports Car No. 24
|Owner(s)||Rick Hendrick Linda Hendrick Jeff Gordon|
|Base||4400 Papa Joe Hendrick Blvd, Concord, North Carolina, 28262|
|Series||NASCAR Cup Series|
|Race drivers||Jeff Gordon (1992–2015) Chase Elliott (2016–2017) William Byron (2018–present)|