Lewis Hamilton congratulates Bubba Wallace, Michael Jordan and Denny Hamlin on historic NASCAR deal

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The announcement of Michael Jordan’s involvement in team ownership of the NASCAR team not only rocked NASCAR circles, but the sports world as well. Among the sports stars who have spoken about historic development is six-time Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton.The new deal puts Bubba Wallace in a car next year that will be co-owned by Michael Jordan NASCAR Cup Series star Denny Hamlin. F1 star Hamilton responded to a tweet from NASCAR and praised the trio on their new deal.

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.

To this, Hamlin wrote: ” Let’s talk,Before Watson responds, saying, “You have my number. ยป

Michael Jordan’s involvement in any other sport is sure to attract more eyes. NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Chase Briscoe pointed out the same.

Hamlin’s friendship with Jordan

Breaking the news, Hamlin opened up about his friendship and association with Jordan and praised Wallace.

ยซ 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.

August 22, 2020; Dover, Delaware, United States; NASCAR Cup Series driver Denny Hamlin (11) celebrates in the victory lane after winning the NASCAR Cup Series at Dover International Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports | Reuters

ยซ 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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