Chris Rice

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Native to the racing world since birth, Chris Rice is no stranger to all things NASCAR.  Born and raised in South Boston, Va., Rice grew up at racetracks and around the sport. His mom, Cathy, runs the South Boston Speedway, a racetrack in Rice’s hometown, and also sits on the NASCAR Appeals Board.  When Rice was five years old, his dad, Allan, and uncle started their own race team. Rice immediately started working on the pit crew for his family’s team. This was just the start of Rice’s future NASCAR career.

In 1989, Rice worked as a gasman for the NASCAR Busch Grand National Series, now known as the NASCAR Xfinity Series. He worked closely with Hermie Sadler, who was named Rookie of the Year in 1993, and quickly moved on to win a championship in 1995 with Hermie’s brother Elliott. Because of his accomplishments with the Sadler brothers, Rice became a well-known name in the industry. He’s worked in every elite series in NASCAR with over 18 drivers.

In 2000, Rice worked at Richard Petty Motorsports then moved to Bill Davis Racing in 2002. From 2011 to 2015, Rice worked as a Crew Chief for RAB Racing with a stable of four different drivers. In 2015, he moved to NTS as the Competition Director and Crew Chief.

Among being General Manager, Rice served as Crew Chief for Kaulig Racing from 2016 - 2018 and led the team to one pole, one top five and 21 top-10 finishes and three consecutive NASCAR Xfinity Series Playoff berths. 

Since 2018 Rice assumed the President role at Kaulig Racing and has continued to build a Championship contending organization. 

In his spare time, Rice loves to golf and spend time with his wife Tammy and two daughters, Kelsey and Elizabeth.

Rice still carries the same passion and excitement he had 20 years ago. With a “whatever it takes” attitude and years of experience, he’s driven to continue the success as Kaulig Racing enters their fifth season in the Xfinity Series.

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Chris Rice C_Rice1 It’s crazy how safe these cars are now!! Great work @F1!! twitter.com/espnf1/status/… 23 November 29, 2020
Chris Rice C_Rice1 Unreal!! So glad Grosjean is okay!! twitter.com/f1/status/1333… 30 November 29, 2020
Chris Rice C_Rice1 RT @KauligRacing: Only TWICE has Kaulig Racing had all THREE drivers lead laps in the same race. The end result for the two times it’s hap… 0 November 29, 2020
Chris Rice C_Rice1 A great boss lays the foundation for their employees to discover their own greatness! 👊 https://t.co/D6SQ5gnM5N 142 November 28, 2020
Chris Rice C_Rice1 We had such a great Thanksgiving yesterday! I have so much to be thankful for in my life! 🙌🏼 https://t.co/pmcVgCDEfV 52 November 27, 2020
Chris Rice C_Rice1 RT @KauligRacing: Happy #BlackFriday everyone! Head over to the Kaulig Racing Gear Garage for 30% off on the entire site!! 🛒 Whether you'r… 0 November 27, 2020
Chris Rice C_Rice1 RT @Tim_Dugger: Y'all its #blackfriday! 🎄 Get 30% off my entire store through the 30th! Click the link to check it out - https://t.co/jyZY7… 0 November 27, 2020

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Only TWICE has Kaulig Racing had all THREE drivers lead laps in the same race. The end result for the two times it’s happened… 🏎️💨🏎️💨 — #NASCAR #XfinitySeries #TrophyHunting
Caption contest... — #NASCAR #XfinitySeries #DARK11ORSE
#FridayFact: In 2020, Kaulig Racing joined @joegibbsracing and @jrmotorsports as the only @nascarxfinityseries teams to win three of the four Dash 4 Cash prizes in one season! 💰 That's some pretty good company! 😏 — #NASCAR #XfinitySeries #TrophyHunting
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#HappyThanksgiving Kaulig Racing fans! We’re thankful for all of you loyal fans and we hope that you have a happy and safe holiday! 🦃
#WinningWednesday: Kaulig Racing won FIVE races in 2020, more than tripling our win total as a team! 🏎💨 How many burnouts do you think our team will do in 2021? 🤔 — #NASCAR #XfinitySeries #TrophyHunting
Which of our 2020 win trophies is your favorite!? 🏆 — #TrophyTuesday #NASCAR #XfinitySeries #TrophyHunting
What rapper/singer is this? Wrong answers only. 🎤 — #NASCAR #XfinitySeries
What do you think, @jebburtonracing? 😏 — #NASCAR #XfinitySeries #TrophyHunting
#MondayMemory number one takes us back to June 6, 2020 when AJ Allmendinger secured his first ever @nascar win on an oval track! 💋 It's a day that AJ and Kaulig Racing will remember for a LONG time! 😁 — #TrophyHunting #NASCAR #XfinitySeries