Beneath the programme, dubbed ‘Undertaking 91,’ Trackhouse Racing will enter the #91 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 at the least as soon as in the course of the the rest of this Cup season with plans to increase it sooner or later.
The primary worldwide driver to take part in this system shall be introduced with the following few days.
Earlier worldwide drivers prior to now who’ve taken on such a chance embody ex- System 1 star Juan Pablo Montoya, tin high ace Marcos Ambrose and IndyCar legend Dario Franchitti – the previous two managing to scoop wins.
Sources advised Autosport that among the many collection Trackhouse is seeking to goal for drivers are System 1, IndyCar and sports activities automobile racing.
Trackhouse Racing, a division of Trackhouse Leisure Group, at present fields two full-time Cup Collection groups with drivers Ross Chastain and Daniel Suarez.
“Undertaking 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 really consider the NexGen automobile represents a chance 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 stage with out the steep studying curve that the earlier technology vehicles required.”
Marks mentioned the addition of a number of new elements to the Subsequent Gen automobile design, together with diffusers, impartial rear suspension and a sequential gearbox have helped make the automobile a neater transition for drivers in different worldwide motorsport collection.
“With the formation of Undertaking 91, Trackhouse has opened the door for international champions whereas starting the method of scaling into an internationally recognised racing model.”