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 topic of a Netflix series that will document the team’s attempts during the 2021 NASCAR time. 

“The series will acquire viewers behind the scenes of the 2021 NASCAR time by way of the eyes of the only Black driver at the leading stage of the activity and will explore Wallace, 23XI Racing, and NASCAR’s attempts to advocate for inclusion and equality in racing and over and above,” Netflix stated in its announcement. 

The crew obtained its title (“20-A few Eleven Racing”)  from Jordan’s retired Chicago Bulls range and the #11 Toyota Camry of crew co-operator and lover Denny Hamlin. The solitary automobile will be pushed completely by Wallace, who is the only Black driver at the moment competing in NASCAR’s leading Cup Collection.

Wallace has advocated for racial inclusion and the elimination of long-standing Accomplice symbolism in the activity and uncovered himself in the spotlight last year when a crew member described that a doorway pull at Talladega was tied like a noose, more drawing interest to NASCAR’s deep relationship to the American south and its troubled background. 

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