Kaulig Racing Tag

By Luis Torres, Staff Writer DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The youngest and the oldest driver on the grid have made “The Great American Race.” Both Justin Haley (age 20) and Brendan Gaughan (age 44) were not only the first two cars out to qualify, but they were fastest among the open cars during Sunday’s Daytona 500 qualifying and to each story is their own. For Haley, he was 31st fastest at 190.018 mph and the most recent NASCAR Cup Series winner at Daytona. Not only that, Haley making the field willRead More
By David Morgan, Associate Editor The list of drivers and teams with their sights set on making it into the field for the 62nd running of the Daytona 500 continues to grow. On Friday, two more drivers announced their intentions to compete in the Great American Race. First came the announcement from David Ragan, who retired from full-time racing in the NASCAR Cup Series last year. The 34-year old native of Unadilla, Georgia will pilot the No. 36 Ford Mustang in the Great American Race, with sponsorship from Select BlindsRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer NASCAR Xfinity Series sponsorship mainstay LeafFilter Gutter Protection announced Friday that they’ll remain onboard with Kaulig Racing’s No. 11 Chevrolet Camaro for a fifth season, piloted by sophomore driver Justin Haley. Company founder Matt Kaulig began his involvement in the sport back in 2014 when his company sponsored Go Fas Racing in the NASCAR Cup Series before opening an Xfinity race shop the following year. LeafFilter would start off sponsoring the Kaulig Racing for 24 races in 2015 before a full-time commitment was made in 2016.Read More
By Holly Cain, NASCAR Wire Service Ross Chastain has made a name for himself by consistently exceeding expectations – winning NASCAR races and challenging for the 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series championship even though he began the season with uncertainty about his future. The hard work and determination has paid off. On Tuesday, the Kaulig Racing organization formally announced Chastain will turn what’s been a part-time gig with the team into a fulltime position piloting the No. 10 Chevrolet in the NASCAR Xfinity Series in 2020 – teaming upRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Pit road proved to be the monstrous difference for the playoff fates of John Hunter Nemechek and Justin Haley in Saturday’s Use Your Melon. Drive Sober 200 at Dover International Speedway. Neither driver advanced into the Round of 8 and will now have to focus on being best of the rest, which is fifth in points with four races remaining. Nemechek appeared to be the only man on the outside looking in who could stop Michel Annett, who held the eighth and final playoff spot byRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service CONCORD, N.C. – AJ Allmendinger stole the thunder from a series of intense battles among NASCAR Xfinity Series Playoff drivers to win Saturday’s Drive for the Cure 250 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Road Course. Allmendinger muscled his way past series leader Christopher Bell as the cars climbed from the infield section onto the banking on Lap 48 of 67 and held the top spot through three subsequent restarts in the action-filled second race of the Xfinity Round of 12. The road course aceRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent The ‘third time was the charm’ as AJ Allmendinger earned a top-five finish at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. The part-time NASCAR Xfinity Series driver and NBC Sports IMSA analyst restarted inside the top-five with 15 laps to go. Allmendinger squeezed by Timmy Hill and Michael Annett in his No. 10 Leaf Filter Gutter Protection Chevrolet Camaro SS. By the time the Kaulig Racing driver cleared the two series regulars, he had lost touch with the leaders. Allmendinger then had to hold off charges fromRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent Less than one week after crew chief Nick Harrison unexpectedly passed away, Justin Haley and Kaulig Racing will be back in action at Iowa Speedway. Haley and Harrison were in their first year working together on the No. 11 Leaf Filter Gutter Protection Chevrolet Camaro SS. The duo earned two top-five and 13 top-10 finishes after 18 races in the 2019 NASCAR Xfinity Series season. Haley and Harrison were one part of Kaulig Racing’s first one-two finish at Daytona International Speedway. Harrison passed away unexpectedlyRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Correspondent Kaulig Racing’s team owner Matt Kaulig and team President Chris Rice announced that their crew chief, Nick Harrison, passed away at the age of 37. Harrison worked most recently in the NASCAR Xfinity Series on top of the pit box for Justin Haley. Halfway into the 2019 season, he had led Haley to two top-five and 12 top-10 finishes. Harrison was also part of Kaulig Racing’s first ever sweep of the top two finishing positions at Daytona International Speedway earlier this month. Although it wasRead More