Below the programme, dubbed ‘Mission 91,’ Trackhouse Racing will enter the #91 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 no less than as soon as in the course of the the rest of this Cup season with plans to develop it sooner or later.
The primary worldwide driver to take part in this system will probably be introduced with the subsequent few days.
Earlier worldwide drivers up to now who’ve taken on such a possibility embody ex- Method 1 star Juan Pablo Montoya, tin prime ace Marcos Ambrose and IndyCar legend Dario Franchitti – the previous two managing to scoop wins.
Sources instructed Autosport that among the many collection Trackhouse is seeking to goal for drivers are Method 1, IndyCar and sports activities automotive racing.
Trackhouse Racing, a division of Trackhouse Leisure Group, at present fields two full-time Cup Sequence groups with drivers Ross Chastain and Daniel Suarez.
“Mission 91’s mission is to activate the intersection level of NASCAR racing and international motorsport tradition,” mentioned Justin Marks, co-owner of Trackhouse Racing together with Grammy award-winning rapper PitBull.
“I actually consider the NexGen automotive represents a possibility for NASCAR to enter the worldwide skilled motorsport dialog.
“We now have a race car with worldwide technological relevance the place world-class drivers from different disciplines can compete at NASCAR’s highest degree with out the steep studying curve that the earlier era automobiles required.”
Marks mentioned the addition of a number of new elements to the Subsequent Gen automotive design, together with diffusers, unbiased rear suspension and a sequential gearbox have helped make the automotive a better transition for drivers in different worldwide motorsport collection.
“With the formation of Mission 91, Trackhouse has opened the door for international champions whereas starting the method of scaling into an internationally recognised racing model.”