Michael Jordan buys NASCAR team

The basketball legend’s NASCAR Cup Series Charter will have Bubba Wallace behind the wheel.
1:27 | 09/22/20

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Dr. Jen, thank you so much. We turn now to ABC's Kyra Phillips in Washington with the latest headlines. These are some of the top stories that we're working on from here. Tropical storm beta finally make landfall and stalling over eastern Texas, it's expected to dump up to 20 inches of soaking rains. Drivers there in Houston, engulfed in waters, some even stuck in their cars, that lingering storm may linger there for the next 24 hours. And on national voter registration day, this headline, a federal judge in Wisconsin ruling that absentee ballots in that battleground state can be counted up to six days after election day as long as they are postmarked by election day. That ruling if it stands means we may not know the outcome in that battleground state until days after the election. And the NASCAR news that's gaining some traction. Basketball legend Michael Jordan has purchased a NASCAR cup series charter, and star driver bubba Wallace will be behind the wheel for him. Wallace announcing earlier this month that he won't be returning to Richard petty motorsports. I think that we're going to see a lot of new fans watching the NASCAR 2021 season when it revs up. Absolutely, and that's a good thing, I've been a NASCAR fan for a little bit. Been to some races. Yes, not a lot of people who look like me are oftentimes at those races. So this could be a fantastic thing. We're just 42 days away from

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