LEXINGTON, NC(Jan. 31, 2019) – Kaulig Racing announced today that Ross Chastain will return to the NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) in 2019 with new partner, Nutrien Ag Solutions. Chastain, scheduled to compete for the championship in the Xfinity Series, will partner with Kaulig Racing and Nutrien Ag Solutions in the season opener at Daytona International Speedway on February 16th. He will also pilot the No. 10 Nutrien Ag Solutions Chevrolet at Chicagoland Speedway (June 29th) and Texas Motor Speedway (November 2nd).
“I’mthrilledfor thisopportunitywith Kaulig Racing,” saidChastain. “We’vehadquitetherollercoasterof emotionsintheoff-season, butIamreallylookingforwardtocompetingfor wins this season.It isalso agreat honorto haveanewsponsoronboardwithNutrienAgSolutions. Partnering with Nutrien Ag Solutions is a natural fit for me with my family’s legacy as watermelon farmers, and I’m excited to represent their growers and employees.”
Kaulig Racing enters their fourth season in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. Ramping up their stable this season, Kaulig Racing has added a second entry, the No. 10 Chevy. With one race and an eighth-place finish under its belt, the second car will run a partial schedule during the 2019 NXS season. Statistically, Kaulig Racing has entered 100 NXS events and has earned one pole award, one top-five, 22 top-10’s and has made the coveted NXS Playoffs each season, finishing seventh (2016), 11th(2017) and 12th(2018).
“Nutrien Ag Solutions is committed to helping its growers lead the field season after season,” says Brent Smith, Vice President of Marketing for Nutrien Ag Solutions. “With this partnership, we’ll demonstrate leading the field literally, on the track and off. And throughout our relationship with Kaulig Racing and Ross, we’ll demonstrate that the future of agriculture is full of innovation and opportunities with Nutrien Ag Solutions.”
Nutrien Ag Solutions is the retail division of Nutrien, the world’s largest crop inputs company. Nutrien Ag Solutions provides full-acre solutions through trusted crop consultants at 1,700 locations in North America, South America, Europe and Australia. For more than 150 years, the company has been helping growers achieve the highest yields in the most sustainable way. The company’s stores offer the widest selection of products including proprietary brands: Loveland Products, Inc., Proven® Seed and Dyna-Gro® Seed, plus financial, custom application and precision ag services.
The 2019 season will be the debut for Nutrien Ag Solutions with Kaulig Racing, as well as NASCAR. Catch all of the action from Daytona International Speedway on February 16that 2:30 p.m. ET on FS1.
About Kaulig Racing™
Kaulig Racing™ is a full-time NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) team, owned by CEO and owner of LeafFilter Gutter Protection®, Kaulig Capital and Kaulig Media, Matt Kaulig. Established in 2016 Kaulig Racing™ has made the NXS Playoffs consecutively, finishing seventh (2016), 11th(2017) and 12th (2018). Maintaining their technical alliance with Richard Childress Racing, Kaulig Racing™ has come to be one of the top-competitors on track each weekend. To learn more about the team, visit kauligracing.com.