Ross Chastain’s No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet Camaro will have a bit of new color on it for this weekend’s NASCAR Cup Series Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway as free streaming app Tubi will hop on board as the primary sponsor.
Chip Ganassi Racing made the news official on Monday.
— Chip Ganassi Racing (@CGRTeams) March 15, 2021
“The car looks great and I’m excited to welcome Tubi to the No. 42 team for the Atlanta race,” said Ross Chastainin a press release. “FOX does a great job bringing NASCAR into homes each weekend through their race broadcast and it’s great that our team can help highlight the Tubi streaming service from FOX to those same fans.”
Tubi is owned by FOX, who will provide coverage of the race.
“We’re excited to make history with FOX as Tubi appears at its first NASCAR race,” said Natalie Bastian, Vice President, Marketing at Tubi. “Our collaboration is a uniquely organic one, given both Tubi and NASCAR have such a massive and diverse audience and we’re thrilled that established drivers Ross Chastain and Kurt Busch will be in the driver’s seat, as well as Tubi Ambassador Erin Andrews being a Grand Marshal.”
According to a press release from CGR, Tubi has more than 30,000 movies and tv shows that are available for stream for free on televisions and mobile devices.
In addition to being the primary sponsor for Chastain this weekend, Tubi will also serve as the primary sponsor for Kurt Busch’s No. 1 car at Richmond in April.
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