Last night Denny Hamlin and NASCAR announced that he and NBA great Michael Jordan would have their own NASCAR Cup Series team that would begin competing in 2021. The driver for that team would be non other than Bubba Wallace, NASCAR’s sole black driver. The partnership with Hamlin and Jordan is a longstanding one that has been established over the course of the past 11 years through the Jordan Brand NASCAR partnership.
Notable Quotes: “Tonight, I’m excited to announce MJ and I are starting a new, single car @NASCAR Cup Series team for 2021. Deciding on a driver was easy – it had to be @BubbaWallace.” – Denny Hamlin via Twitter