Floyd Mayweather’s NASCAR Driver Comes Clean on Unheard Issue; Gets an Outpour of Sympathy & Support From Fans

Published 02/21/2023, 5:11 AM EST

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The sport of boxing has made its very own crown prince, Floyd Mayweather, one of the richest athletes on the planet. This impressive net worth paved the way for an array of spectacular investments and ventures. One of his most ambitious ventures happens to be his NASCAR team, aptly named, The Money Team. Meanwhile, his driver, Conor Daly, ran into a few issues at the recent Daytona 500. And he took to social media to address the same.

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The recent Daytona 500 took place at the iconic Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida on February 19, 2023. Daly finished in the 29th position. While JTG Daugherty Racing’s Ricky Stenhouse Jr. emerged as the winner. In a tweet, Daly detailed the issues that he faced. He mentioned that he did not have a proper car to compete. Moreover, Daly added that he did not have a rearview mirror from the first lap.

Floyd Mayweather was excited about Daytona 500

The champ was undoubtedly excited to see his team as a part of the Daytona 500. He even released a statement expressing his happiness in getting qualified.

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As reported by SportingNews, Mayweather said, “The Money Team Racing shocked the world by making the Daytona 500 last year. And I believe in this team and know we will prepare a great car for this year’s race. Like a fighter who’s always ready to face the best. Conor has the courage to buckle into this beast without any practice.”

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Additionally, he also mentioned that he was certain that nobody would bet against Daly.

Fans stand in solidarity with Conor Daly

Daly’s tweet garnered a lot of attention from fans. In fact, a lot of fans took to social media to extend their support.

Many fans were impressed with Daly’s performance. And commended him for a solid debut.

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Meanwhile, a few fans pointed out that Daly was not given a good car. Moreover, they also expressed their desire to see him perform with a better car next year. What do you think of Daly’s statements? Let us know in the comments below.

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Joshua Ben Joseph is a Boxing writer for EssentiallySports. He started his career as an editorial cartoonist and holds a BFA degree with a specialization in Animated Filmmaking and Screenwriting from AISFM, Hyderabad. An avid lover of boxing history, Joshua believes his writing extends his lifelong adoration for combat sports.
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