Weekly Preview | Darlington Raceway

Weekly Preview | Darlington Raceway

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Darlington Raceway
NASCAR Cup Series (NCS)
Sunday, September 4 at 6 p.m. ET on USA

  • In the 2022 NCS season, Kaulig Racing has earned two top fives, seven top-10 finishes and has led 33 laps

Daniel Hemric, No. 16 AG1 Camaro ZL1

  • Daniel Hemric has made two starts at Darlington in the NCS
  • So far in the 2022 NCS season, Hemric has one top-10 finish and two top-15 finishes, with an average finish of 22.7 across six starts

“Darlington is always a challenging racetrack. It takes a lot of focus and discipline inside the car. We’ve been working hard to clean up the small things, so hopefully we can stay disciplined throughout the whole race. It should be a tough, but fun weekend of racing double-duty again with AG1 onboard our Chevy hotrods.”

– Daniel Hemric on Darlington

Justin Haley, No. 31 LeafFilter Camaro ZL1

  • Justin Haley has made three starts at Darlington, earning a third-place finish with Kaulig Racing there earlier this year
  • He has earned one top five, two top 10s and and nine top-15 finishes in 2022
  • Haley has led 28 laps in the 2022 season

“I’m really looking forward to heading back to Darlington, where we got our best finish of the season earlier this year. Our finish in Daytona was disappointing, but it wasn’t indicative of the strong run we had all day. That gives us some confidence heading back to Darlington, where we were extremely competitive at earlier in the season.”

– Justin Haley on Darlington

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Darlington Raceway
NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS)
Saturday, September 3 at 3 p.m. ET on USA

  • Kaulig Racing has earned three wins, 16 top five and 38 top-10 finishes in the 2022 NXS season
  • The team has led 349 laps in the 2022 NXS season so far
  • Allmendinger: 278 laps            
  • Hemric: 54 laps
  • Cassill: 17 Laps

Landon Cassill, No. 10 Voyager Chevrolet

  • Landon Cassill has earned two top-10 finishes and led one lap at Darlington in the NXS
  • Landon Cassill has earned three top five and nine top-10 finishes in the 2022 NXS season
  • He has led 17 laps so far in the 2022 NXS season

Daniel Hemric, No. 11 Ag1 Chevrolet

  • Daniel Hemric has earned one top-five, three top 10s and has led 56 laps at Darlington in the NXS
  • Hemric has earned two top fives, nine top-10 finishes and has led 54 laps in the 2022 NXS season

AJ Allmendinger, No. 16 Action Industries Chevrolet

  • Allmendinger has one top-10 finish and has led 35 laps at Darlington in the NXS
  • He has earned a win for Kaulig Racing in four-straight NXS seasons
  • In 2022, Allmendinger has led 278 laps, recorded three wins, 11 top five and 20 top-10 finishes
  • Allmendinger is currently the only full-time NXS driver averaging a top-10 finish (6.56)

“Darlington is such a tough race track to master. The last time we raced there in the spring, we didn’t quite have the grip and speed we needed, but still came away with a top-10 finish. I think we were able to learn a lot from that, and hopefully that shows this weekend.”

– AJ Allmendinger on Darlington

About Kaulig Racing
Kaulig Racing™ is a full-time multi-car NASCAR Cup Series (NCS) and NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) team, owned by award winning entrepreneur, Matt Kaulig. Established in 2016, Kaulig Racing™ has made the NXS Playoffs consecutively each season since the playoff system started and has won back-to-back regular-season championships. Before becoming a full-time NCS team, Kaulig Racing made multiple starts in the 2021 NCS season and won in its seventh-ever start with AJ Allmendinger’s victory at “The Brickyard” for the Verizon 200 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The team expanded to a two-car, full-time NCS team in 2022 with Justin Haley piloting the No. 31 Camaro ZL1, and an all-star lineup featured in the No. 16 Camaro ZL1. Haley will continue to drive the No. 31 full-time in 2023, alongside AJ Allmendinger, who will drive the No. 16 Camaro ZL1. The team will continue to field three, full-time NXS entries; the No. 10 Chevrolet driven by an all-star lineup that will be announced at a later date, the No. 11 Chevrolet driven by Daniel Hemric, and the No. 16 Chevrolet driven by Chandler Smith. To learn more about the team, visit kauligracing.com.