Pitbull’s NASCAR Team: Name, Drivers, Sponsors, Co-owner, and All That We Know

Published 04/30/2021, 2:05 PM EDT
AVONDALE, ARIZONA – MARCH 08: Rapper Pitbull performs prior to the NASCAR Cup Series FanShield 500 at Phoenix Raceway in Avondale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)


Trackhouse Racing Team is a stock vehicle racing group. The team contends in the NASCAR Cup Series. The group is owned by Trackhouse Entertainment Group, an enterprise of Justin Marks. The co-proprietor of the group is Grammy Award-winning rapper Pitbull. The group fields Daniel Suárez in the No. 99 Chevrolet full-time. Marks expects to be a distinctive group proprietor, with plans to utilize his group ownership platform as a promoter for STEM training.

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Marks brought NASCAR veteran Ty Norris on as Trackhouse’s president of racing. Norris was once VP and senior supervisor of both Dale Earnhardt Inc. and Michael Waltrip Racing.

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Pitbull is excited to venture into motorsports.

“What I love about NASCAR is the ultimate underdog story,” said Pitbull.

“I’m your ultimate underdog, you know. When you’re an underdog, you got a chip on your shoulder. You’re a fighter, you’re a champion, and you welcome failure. What I mean by that, failure becomes the mother of your success.” 

Pitbull the most recent huge name superstar to join the hustling scene. Michael Jordan collaborated with Denny Hamlin to make 23XI Racing.

Trackhouse Racing is right now a one-vehicle group. It has a specialized partnership with Richard Childress Racing. This will permit Trackhouse Racing to utilize its kin, innovation, and design. Trackhouse will likewise utilize ECR Engines, in collaboration with Hendrick Motorsports.

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Mar 21, 2021; Hampton, Georgia, USA; NASCAR Cup Series driver Daniel Suarez (99) at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Marvin Gentry-USA TODAY Sports

Suárez is into his fifth Cup Series season, Trackhouse Racing is his fourth team. He has posted eight top-5 completions and 32 top-10s.

Suárez, the lone full-time Mexican driver in the Cup Series, is likewise the 2016 NASCAR Xfinity Series champion.

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SPARTA, KENTUCKY – JULY 12: Daniel Suarez, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Ford, celebrates with the Busch Pole Award after qualifying for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Quaker State 400 Presented by Walmart at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, Kentucky. (Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images)

Marks picked the 99 as the group number to honor Carl Edwards. On November 13, ex JR Motorsports group boss Travis Mack was reported as the No. 99’s crew chief. Suárez scored the group’s first top-five with a fourth-place finish at the Bristol dirt race.

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The Trackhouse Racing group has a solid rundown of sponsors. A portion of the sponsors are iFLY, Camping World, CommScope, K1 Speed, Pump It Up, Freeway Insurance, Coca-Cola.

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Abhay Aggarwal

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Abhay Aggarwal is sports analyst at EssentiallySports. Having joined ES in early 2020, he has over 300 NASCAR, Formula 1, and Tennis articles to his name. Abhay has been an avid motorsports fan for over a decade, and he even attended the inaugural Indian Grand Prix in 2011.

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