Trackhouse Racing team has once again made waves in NASCAR this time with the announcement on entry of the No:91 team which will accompany their other two teams in a few upcoming selected cup race events. The plan nicknamed PROJECT91 is the Trackhouse racings plan to go international as the team will enter the races with an international driver from a motorsport series different than NASCAR in order to increase the international appeal of the sports.
Former Formula 1 world champion with Ferrari Finnish racer Kimi Raikkonen, who is one of the most influential and fan followed racers of the 21st century so far, will be the first driver to get behind the wheels of No:91 Chevy Camaro ZL1 in Trackhouse suits. Nick Named the ice Man. Kimi Raikkonen is the all-time highest Grand Prix stater in F1 and has secured 21 GP wins throughout his career.
The entry of the 2007 F1 world champion will be an amazing one run for NASCAR as it would definitely bring a lot of attention to the sport. This isn’t the first time Kimi enjoying the NASCAR Cup Series though as the Finland international has previously had a run-in NASCAR Xfinity Series and Truck Series for Kyle Busch Motorsports.
How NASCAR Twitter reacted to Kimi Raikkonen’s signing
NASCAR Twitter was on fire as the fans welcomed the visionary project from Trackhouse Racing and the entry of the Former F1 champion. There were also memes and Trolls about the racer but the announcement sure had a positive vibe resonating around it.