Kaulig Racing is planning to run a limited number of NASCAR Cup Series races in 2021 along with its full-season programs in the NASCAR Xfinity Series.
The goal for the team is to be able to run full-time in the Cup Series in the future and use the 2021 experience to achieve their long-term target.
The team said in a statement:
“While it is no secret the team intends to expand to a full-time NCS team in its future, Kaulig Racing plans to get its feet wet with select races in 2021, including road course and superspeedway events, in addition to the 63rd annual Daytona 500.”
We have the ultimate goal of becoming a powerhouse team in the Cup Series, and we are excited to continue our team’s growth. https://t.co/OHBQ7IzkJp
— Matt Kaulig (@MattKaulig) January 7, 2021
“Kaulig Racing is always building toward the future and I believe this is the next step in that process,” said team owner Matt Kaulig. “We have the ultimate goal of becoming a powerhouse team in the Cup Series, and we are excited to continue our team’s growth.”
“From where we started in a go-kart shop to a now championship-contending team, I have seen the growth of Kaulig Racing first-hand over the last 5 years,” said team president Chris Rice. “It has been a privilege to be able to have Matt Kaulig’s trust in establishing ourselves as a competitive team in one of NASCAR’s top series, and I am confident we are ready to take that next step as an organization.”
The team’s three full-time Xfinity drivers this season are Justin Haley, Jeb Burton and AJ Allmendinger. Haley led the team to its best finish last season with a place in the Championship 4.