A month after watching his Xfinity Series deal burn to the ground Ross Chastain has risen from the DC Solar ashes like a majestic watermelon farming phoenix.
Thursday morning Chastain announced he will be running full-time in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, again. Previously it was announced Chastain would race full-time in 2019 for Chip Ganassi Racing with sponsorship from DC Solar. You all know the story, three race deal in 2018, won Las Vegas, should have won Darlington, etc.
Turns out when your offices and home are raided by the FBI it becomes difficult to sponsor a NASCAR team. So with DC Solar’s money supply dried up/frozen by the government, Chastain watched his deal dry up as well.
Kaulig Racing announced Chastain will pilot a second car for the team in 3 races this season. The #10 will carry sponsorship from
Kaulig produces fast race cars. With the right driver they are likely capable of winning races should things fall their way. Aka in races that don’t feature Cup drivers. Chastain has the talent to run up front he proved that last year. It’ll be interesting to see what he can do with Kaulig and how he compares to full-time teammate Justin Haley.
In addition to his Kaulig announcement Chastain was also part of another announcement Thursday.
The gang is getting back together. After getting into the playoffs last season with JD Motorsports the flexon em’ gang is getting back together for another ride in 2019. Chastain will once again pilot the #4 Flex Seal Camaro in 2019 replacing previously announced Blake Koch. To his credit Koch said he needs to focus his attention on his growing company, Filter Time.
Chastain and JDM can 100% repeat what they did last year. Look for the #4 team to compete for a playoff spot once again.
You can’t keep Ross Chastain down.
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