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Kaulig Racing Announces Personnel and Returning Sponsors for 2021 NASCAR Season

DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA – FEBRUARY 14: Justin Haley, driver of the #11 LeafFilter Gutter Protection Chevrolet, leads AJ Allmendinger, driver of the #16 Ellsworth Advisors Chevrolet, and Ross Chastain, driver of the #10 Nutrien Ag Solutions Chevrolet, during practice for the NASCAR Xfinity Series NASCAR Racing Experience 300 at Daytona International Speedway on February 14, 2020 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

On Wednesday Afternoon, Kaulig Racing announced the personnel lineup and part of the sponsorship lineup for the team’s multi-series NASCAR National Series campaign in 2021.

Jeb Burton will embark on his first full-time campaign in the NASCAR Xfinity Series with Kaulig Racing in 2021, piloting the team’s No. 10 Chevrolet Camaro. Nutrien Ag Solutions will return as a primary sponsor for Kaulig Racing and the No. 10 team for 16 events throughout the 2021 season, including the season-opening Beef. It’s What’s for Dinner 300 at Daytona International Speedway.

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Bruce Schlicker will maintain his post as the crew chief for Kaulig Racing’s No. 10, after scoring 15 top-fives and 27 top-10s with Ross Chastain last season.

Justin Haley returns to the NASCAR Xfinity Series for a third straight season with Kaulig Racing, piloting the organization’s flagship No. 11 Chevrolet Camaro. LeafFilter Gutter Protection – one of the organization’s founding partners — will continue to adorn Haley’s entry in the NASCAR Xfinity Series next season, along with the addition of LeafHome Solutions and its subcompanies.

Alex Yontz will return as Haley’s crew chief for the second consecutive season, after collecting three wins and a “Championship 4” berth last season.

AJ Allmendinger will kick off his first full-time NASCAR campaign since 2018 at Daytona International Speedway, piloting the No. 16 Chevrolet Camaro for Kaulig Racing. Ellsworth Advisors will return as the primary partner of Allmendinger’s No. 16 in the Beef. It’s What’s for Dinner. 300 at Daytona International Speedway.

Jason Trinchere – the lead engineer on Justin Haley’s No. 11 last season — will call the shots for Allmendinger and the No. 16 team, as they chase the first Xfinity Series championship for Kaulig Racing.

In the NASCAR Cup Series, Kaz Grala and AJ Allmendinger have been confirmed to pilot Kaulig Racing’s No. 16 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE, with Kaz Grala running multiple events – including the 63rd annual DAYTONA 500 — and AJ Allmendinger piloting the team’s entry at Daytona’s RC. No sponsorship has been announced for the organization’s NASCAR Cup Series entry.

Matt Swiderski – crew chief on Team Penske’s No. 12 Ford Mustang in the Xfinity Series last season — will be calling the shots for the organization’s part-time effort at NASCAR’s top-level.

Joseph Srigley
Joseph Srigley
University of Windsor | Business Administration - Supply Chain & Data Analytics Editor at

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