June 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 matter of a Netflix collection that will document the team’s initiatives during the 2021 NASCAR season. 

“The collection will acquire viewers guiding the scenes of the 2021 NASCAR season by the eyes of the only Black driver at the best degree of the sport and will take a look at Wallace, 23XI Racing, and NASCAR’s initiatives to advocate for inclusion and equality in racing and beyond,” Netflix explained in its announcement. 

The workforce got its title (“Twenty-A few Eleven Racing”)  from Jordan’s retired Chicago Bulls number and the #11 Toyota Camry of workforce co-proprietor and lover Denny Hamlin. The solitary car will be driven exclusively by Wallace, who is the only Black driver at present competing in NASCAR’s leading Cup Sequence.

Wallace has advocated for racial inclusion and the removal of long-standing Confederate symbolism in the sport and uncovered himself in the highlight final yr when a crew member documented that a doorway pull at Talladega was tied like a noose, additional drawing interest to NASCAR’s deep relationship to the American south and its troubled background. 

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