NO. 23 chosen for car for Michael Jordan’s Nascar team

The car number for Michael Jordan‘s new Nascar team will be — of course — 23, the NBA legend’s retired uniform number. Jordan also named his team 23XI Racing [pronounced twenty-three eleven], in honor of his number and the car number of his partner, Denny Hamlin.

The two announced last month that they’d formed a NASCAR team that will debut next season with driver Bubba Wallace, the only Black driver at NASCAR’s top level. Jordan will be the first Black principal owner of a full-time Cup team since 1973.


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