In this May 22, 2010, file photo, Charlotte Bobcats owner
Michael Jordan practices waving the green flag before a NASCAR
All-Star auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C.
NASCAR needs to roll out the red carpet when the Daytona 500 opens
the season Sunday. Michael Jordan and the rapper Pitbull, racing’s
newest team owners, are expected to attend. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton,