Congratulations to Michael and Denny and well done to @bubbawallace! It’s huge 🙌🏾 https://t.co/sP85p9XJGY
– Lewis Hamilton (@LewisHamilton) 22 septembre 2020
When Lewis Hamilton congratulated NASCAR drivers
This isn’t the only time Lewis Hamilton has shown his interest in late NASCAR activities. In June, Hamilton showed his support for Wallace after the “noose incident”. He congratulated the NASCAR drivers for their gesture of solidarity with Wallace.
At the Talladega Superspeedway, all of Wallace’s 39 fellow drivers and their crew pushed Wallace’s car to the front of the line. It was a mark of respect for Wallace.
Golf Great Bubba Watson Shows Excitement
During Monday’s announcement, the great golf champion Bubba Watson also tweeted a congratulatory message. He took it a step further and asked Hamlin if there was a place for him on the team.
Hey @dennyhamlin, can I be part of the racing team ?! Congratulations to you, MJ and @BubbaWallace !! #Nascar #DreamTeam https://t.co/OVC2Q0AYhX
– bubba watson (@bubbawatson) September 22, 2020
To this, Hamlin wrote: ” Let’s talk,Before Watson responds, saying, “You have my number. »
Michael Jordan’s involvement in any other sport is sure to attract more eyes. NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Chase Briscoe pointed out the same.
Having the absolute 🐐 Michael Jordan in the garage is going to be one of the coolest things ever. Ideal for sport. Hope to bring a lot of new eyes to our awesome sport. https://t.co/YKhAZ4HS5Q
– Chase Briscoe (@ ChaseBriscoe5) 22 septembre 2020
Hamlin’s friendship with Jordan
Breaking the news, Hamlin opened up about his friendship and association with Jordan and praised Wallace.
« Eleven years ago, I met Michael Jordan at a Charlotte Bobcats game, and we quickly became friends. Soon after, I joined Jordan Brand as the first NASCAR athlete. Our friendship has grown over the years and now we are ready to take it to the next level. “ Hamlin wrote.
« Bubba has shown tremendous improvement since joining the Cup Series. And we think he’s ready to take his career to the next level. He deserves the opportunity to compete for race wins, and our team will make sure he has the resources to do so, ” he added.
The team could have Toyota on board as a manufacturer and cars from the now defunct Leavine Family Racing.
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