Trackhouse Racing’s NASCAR Cup Series group has a snappy name to start off its new global driver program. Yes, it is 2007 Formula One World Champion Kimi Raikkonen. This former F1 champion will drive his Undertaking 91 Trackhouse on August 21. It will happen at the Watkins Glen International track.
This 42 year old man turned into the primary driver. He got the number 91 for the new vehicle. And the group proprietor Justin Marks says is saved for incredibly famous dashing figures searching for an arrival spot in NASCAR.
Meanwhile, Finn Raikkonen resigned from F1 last year after 19 seasons and 350 races. He has past stock vehicle experience. In 2011, he ventured out to the United States. He drove in both the Xfinity Series race and the Truck Series race as well for Kyle Busch Motorsports at Charlotte Motor Speedway. He climbed before long and afterward communicated interest in doing a Cup run sooner or later.
Raikkonen said in 2014 that he desired to return one day. Clearly he didn’t have the foggiest idea what it was like. So when he came to the US to make it happen, he was agreeably astonished at how fun and amiable it used to be.
He continued, it was difficult as other well known sports. But, he truly partook in the time. He wanted to believe that he can do much more than that. And ideally, he said, there will be Sprint Cups from here on out.
Raikkonen is known as The Iceman. He has 21 successes and 103 platform wraps up during his long F1 profession. His straightforward nature has made him a well known figure in the realm of F1. And his visit to NASCAR makes certain to be met with excitement.
Trackhouse has made no further declarations for its hustling or driver line-up. However, Raikkonen’s presence demonstrates the entryway is open for other large names to join their program for future oddball occasions.