Floyd Mayweather’s The Money Team Racing (TMT) will attempt to make the Daytona 500 with Kaz Grala as the driver according FOX NASCAR Repoter Bob Pockrass
Kaz Grala – who made his first start in the Daytona 500 with Kaulig Racing last year — will be the pilot of the No. 50 Chevrolet Camaro, attempting to be one of the four open entries to earn a spot in the 64th iteration of ‘The Great American Race’.
Tony Eury Jr. will be the to crew chief for Grala’s No. 50 Chevrolet Camaro, while Pit Viper Sunglasses will serve as the primary sponsor.
⚡@FloydMayweather is officially announcing his move into @NASCAR, as @TMTRacing50 will attempt to qualify at the Daytona 500 with @PitViperShades and @KazGrala.
🗨: 'I love fast cars and I love to compete. I know NASCAR will not be easy, but anything easy isn't worth doing.' pic.twitter.com/E7p1ogZN4m
— Adam Stern (@A_S12) February 1, 2022
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The 44-year-old boxing promoter and former prize fighter will team with co-owner William Auchmoody, who will also serve as TMT Racing’s general manager.
“I love fast cars and I love to compete. I know NASCAR will not be easy, but anything easy isn’t worth doing to me,” Mayweather said in a release provided by the team. “With that being said, this move into auto racing seems to be a perfect fit for the Mayweather brand.”
“It’s an honor to be behind the wheel for Floyd Mayweather’s entrance into NASCAR,” Grala said in the team release. “It’s a really exciting time in our sport as it globalizes and reaches new audiences. I know Floyd is here to win, and I absolutely feel that everyone involved in this program is capable of making that happen. We know we will need some time to grow together as a new organization, but I couldn’t be more thrilled to be a part of building this team from the ground up.”
Floyd Mayweather’s The Money Team Racing will attempt to make the Daytona 500 with Kaz Grala as the driver. Tony Eury Jr. to crew chief. No. 50 Chevrolet. Pit Viper sunglasses to sponsor car. ECR engines. Team plans part-time schedule in 2022. pic.twitter.com/1e2XKRHoUP
— Bob Pockrass (@bobpockrass) February 1, 2022