“I am so grateful to have had the opportunity to be mentored by Bubba through this McDonald’s program,” said Caruth. “Bubba shared such great advice about racing and life, and I can’t wait to make him proud this year!”
NBA legend Michael Jordan and three-time Daytona 500 winner Denny Hamlin partnered to launch 23XI Racing in the fall of 2020. Wallace is the team’s sole driver and 23XI Racing made its NASCAR Cup Series official debut at the Daytona 500 on Feb. 14, 2021, at Daytona International Speedway.
Check out a clip of Wallace sharing his knowledge with his young protégé Caruth below.