February 22, 2024

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Bubba Wallace’s new NASCAR team gets Netflix documentary series

Bubba Wallace and the crew of Michael Jordan’s 23XI Racing will be the issue of a Netflix sequence that will document the team’s endeavours through the 2021 NASCAR period. 

“The sequence will just take viewers at the rear of the scenes of the 2021 NASCAR period via the eyes of the only Black driver at the major level of the sport and will investigate Wallace, 23XI Racing, and NASCAR’s endeavours to advocate for inclusion and equality in racing and over and above,” Netflix said in its announcement. 

The team obtained its identify (“20-3 Eleven Racing”)  from Jordan’s retired Chicago Bulls selection and the #11 Toyota Camry of team co-proprietor and associate Denny Hamlin. The solitary car or truck will be pushed solely by Wallace, who is the only Black driver now competing in NASCAR’s premier Cup Sequence.

Wallace has advocated for racial inclusion and the removing of very long-standing Accomplice symbolism in the sport and found himself in the spotlight previous 12 months when a crew member described that a doorway pull at Talladega was tied like a noose, even more drawing notice to NASCAR’s deep link to the American south and its troubled background. 

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