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Michael Jordan buys NASCAR team and signs driver Bubba Wallace

Basketball legend Michael Jordan is hoping to improve diversity in NASCAR after teaming up with driver Denny Hamlin to create a new team for 2021 and signing African American Bubba Wallace to pilot the entry. A day after Jordan's former marketing manager Jefferson Slack joined Formula 1 team Racing Point as its new managing director, commercial and marketing, the six-time NBA finals MVP has now joined the motorsport community. Article continues under video Jordan says "the timing seemed perfect" for the venture as motorsport, and specifically NASCAR, is embracing social change. "Growing up in North Carolina, my parents would take my brothers, sisters and me to races, and...
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