MICHAEL JORDAN AND DENNY HAMLIN START NEW NASCAR CUP TEAM, BUBBA WALLACE TO DRIVE
Written by Randy C on September 22, 2020
Denny Hamlin’s NASCAR career is already historic with key wins in various races but he is now taking it to ownership, partnering with basketball icon Michael Jordan to own a single car NASCAR Cup Series team in 2021. The duo has announced its driver as Bubba Wallace.
Hamlin made the announcement on Twitter, revealing that he and MJ grew a friendship after he joined the Jordan Brand as their first NASCAR Athlete.
“Tonight, I’m excited to announce that MJ and I are starting a new, single car NASCAR Cup Series team for 2021,” Hamlin wrote. “Deciding on a driver was easy – it had to be Bubba Wallace.”
Additional details about the team will bet released later as Hamlin is focusing on winning a championship for the No. 11 FedEx Toyota Joe Gibbs Racing team this season.