Here’s the No. 23 Toyota Car Bubba Wallace Will Drive for 23XI Racing in the 2021 NASCAR Season

Published 01/14/2021, 11:55 PM EST
FORT WORTH, TEXAS – NOVEMBER 02: Bubba Wallace, driver of the #43 Covert Auto Group Chevrolet, walks on the grid during the Salute to Veterans Qualifying Day Fueled by The Texas Lottery for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)


With the 2021 Cup Series season inching closer with each passing day, teams are rushing to prepare their cars. The 23XI Racing team has become the next team to unveil their 2021 colors for Bubba Wallace. Just recently, the Joe Gibbs Racing team revealed Denny Hamlin’s 2021 car and colors.

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Coming back to 23XI Racing and Bubba Wallace, the car has a primary paint scheme of red. It also has a white secondary color scheme and a black tertiary color scheme. The car also sports Doordash as the main sponsor on the hood and on the side. Other sponsors include McDonald’s, Mobil 1, Root Insurance, and Dr. Pepper.

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Without a doubt, Bubba Wallace cannot wait for the new season to begin. This is the first time that he is racing in another stable in the Cup Series, other than the Richard Petty Motorsports team.

What to expect from 23XI Racing and Bubba Wallace?

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Since 23XI Racing is pretty much a fledgling team, gunning for a championship is too presumptuous. However, this does not mean that the team can settle for being backmarkers or midfield runners. According to Denny Hamlin, the outfit has set a lofty target of the 2021 Cup Series playoffs.

TALLADEGA, ALABAMA – JUNE 22: Bubba Wallace, driver of the #43 Victory Junction Chevrolet, speaks to the media after the NASCAR Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, Alabama. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Obviously, since the team is brand new, and nobody knows where it stands in the pecking order. However, the team is not too worried, as Bubba Wallace has proven his worth during his Cup Series career. According to some statistics, Wallace has often outperformed his own equipment.

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It is for this reason that the team is fairly confident that he can lead them to great results. Of course, nobody knows what the future holds, and there is always a chance for a surprise. One thing is for sure; Bubba Wallace will definitely try his hardest to perform exceptionally well for the 23XI Racing Cup Series team.

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