Home Sports Basketball Gluck: Michael Jordan, NASCAR team owner? A new era in racing is... SportsBasketball Gluck: Michael Jordan, NASCAR team owner? A new era in racing is about to begin September 22, 2020 6 Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp One of the most famous people on the entire planet is getting involved with NASCAR in a major way, and that’s going to create a ripple effect that will boost NASCAR in more ways than we can fully grasp at the moment. Michael Jordan — MICHAEL JORDAN — is becoming the principal owner of a Cup Series team. And the car he’ll own will be raced by Bubba Wallace, a driver who has become more well known outside the sport than anyone since Danica Patrick, Dale Earnhardt Jr. or Jeff Gordon. You remember when Jordan hit “The Shot” in the 1989 NBA playoffs and did his leaping celebration move with the flying fist pump? I have a feeling that’s what NASCAR executives were doing in the hallways of their headquarters building after learning of this news. Where MJ goes, people follow. His presence is going to attract new fans, new sponsors and new attention to a sport that has been in dire need of it for years now. And make… READ NEWS SOURCE RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR NBA season restart proposal analysis ‘will not be rushed,’ NBPA boss says Daryl Morey’s hiring not only gives the Sixers experience, it gives them hope Mavericks assistant Stephen Silas to become Rockets head coach Sixers hire Daryl Morey: Will the move turn The Process into The Result? Utah Jazz to be sold to Ryan Smith, tech billionaire and life-long fan Utah Jazz to Sell Majority Stake to Tech Entrepreneur Report: 76ers finalizing deal with Daryl Morey to oversee basketball operations Qualtrics CEO Ryan Smith buys Utah Jazz for $1.6 billion Bradley Beal admits 'teams are trying' to trade for him Raptors' Terence Davis charged with assault, criminal mischief Zach Collins extension, free agents and the draft : Blazers salary cap preview Bucks VP Alex Lasry on his city’s state of mind, and why the Deer unraveled LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your comment! Please enter your name here You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.