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#15 NASCAR Team News and Links

OFFICIAL TEAM/DRIVER LINKS
Premium Motorsports
Ross Chastain
Danica Patrick (Daytona 500)

PRIMARY SPONSORS LINKS
GoDaddy.com (Daytona 500)
Low T Center

ASSOCIATE SPONSORS LINKS

SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS
Premium Motorsports - Twitter
Premium Motorsports - Facebook
Ross Chastain - Twitter
Ross Chastain Racing - Facebook
Ross Chastain - Instagram
Danica Patrick - Twitter
Danica Patrick - Facebook
Danica Patrick - Instagram
Danica Patrick - Pinterest
Danica Patrick - YouTube

STATISTICS
Ross Chastain - ESPN
Ross Chastain - racing-reference.info
ESPN - Danica Patrick
Racing Reference - Danica Patrick

MORE INFO
2018 #15/#7 Paint Schemes
2017 #15 Paint Schemes
2017 #10 Paint Schemes
2016 #98 Paint Schemes
2016 #15 HScott Paint Scheme page
Paint Scheme Gallery
Driver Appearances
Team Address/Contact



Drivers scheduled for 2018, or who has drove the the races
Daytona - 2/18, Danica Patrick #7 (final NASCAR race)
Atlanta - 2/25, Ross Chastain, #15 Low T
Las Vegas - 3/4, Ross Chastain, #15 Low T
Phoenix - 3/11, 4, Ross Chastain, #15 Low T
Auto Club - 3/184, Ross Chastain, #15 Low T
Martinsville - 3/25, Ross Chastain, #15 Champion Machinery
Texas - 4/8, #15 Low T
Bristol - 4/15, #15 Low T
Richmond - 4/21, #15 Premium Motorsports
Talladega - 4/29, #15, Ross Chastain, Sobriety Nation
Dover - 5/6, #15, Ross Chastain, Florida Watermelon Association
Kansas - 5/12, #15, Ross Chastain, Low T
Charlotte - 5/27, Ross Chastain, Internetwork Engineering
Pocono - 6/3, Ross Chastain
Michigan - 6/10, Ross Chastain, Flight Path International
Sonoma - 6/24, XXXX
Chicago - 7/1, Ross Chastain, Low T
Daytona - 7/7, Ross Chastain, Caddy's Beach Bar
Kentucky - 7/14, Ross Chastain
New Hampshire - 7/22, Ross Chastain
Pocono - 7/29, Ross Chastain
Watkins Glen - 8/5, Ross Chastain
Michigan - 8/12, Ross Chastain, Solomon Plumbing
Bristol 8/25, Ross Chastain, Low T
Darlington - 9/2, Ross Chastain
Indianapolis - 9/10, Ross Chastain, Low T
Las Vegas - 9/16, Ross Chastain, Xchange of America
Richmond - 9/22, Ross Chastain
Charlotte - 9/30, Justin Marks, GoPro Motorplex
Dover - 10/7, Ross Chastain, Use Your Melon Drive Sober
Talladega - 10/14, Ross Chastain, Xchange of America
the rest TBA

Contract Status: Driver: race-to-race; Primary Sponsor: race-to-race


#15 [was #7 at Daytona] Team / Driver News

Xchange of America joins Chastain at Talladega: Xchange of America will join Ross Chastain once again as a primary sponsor, this time at Talladega Superspeedway for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, '1000 Bulbs 500'. Chastain's #15 Chevrolet will be easy to spot in a patriotic Xchange of America red, white and blue paint scheme. Joining Chastain as a co-primary sponsor is Solomon Plumbing. This will be the second time Solomon Plumbing has sponsored the #15 Premium Motorsports this year.[More](10-13-2018)

Chastain to continue driving for Premium Motorsports: Ross Chastain has a handshake deal with Jay Robinson to drive full-time in the Monster Energy Cup Series for Premium Motorsports in 2019. The 25-year-old racer from Alva, Fla., is in his first season in the No. 15 Premium Motorsports Chevrolet. He finished a career-high 18th at Texas Motor Speedway earlier this year but is running for points in the NASCAR Xfinity Series.[More](10-7-2018)

Charlotte to be Justin Marks' final NASCAR races: Justin Marks has decided that this weekend at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval will end his NASCAR career. Marks has entered both the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series-Xfinity Series doubleheader at the new infield road-course event for Premium Motorsports and Chip Ganassi Racing, respectively. Marks is a noted entrepreneur, primarily known in motorsports as a road-course ringer.[More](9-25-2018)

Xchange of America returns to sponsor Chastain: Premium Motorsports is thrilled to welcome back Xchange of America. The online currency exchange company sponsored multiple races as a primary sponsor throughout the 2017 season. They have returned to do it again starting with this weekend's Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series 'South Point 400' at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Xchange of America will be the primary sponsor on the #15 Chevrolet Camaro for Ross Chastain.[More](9-12-2018)

DJ Kennington returning to Premium Motorsports for Phoenix Cup race: Premium Motorsports proudly welcomes DJ Kennington back to the team for 2 upcoming NASCAR races. He is set to drive the #49 Chevy Silverado at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series 'Chevrolet Silverado 250' on Sunday, August 26, 2018. Kennington will also compete for the team later this year in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series at ISM Raceway in Phoenix AZ.[More](8-20-2018)

Solomon Plumbing joins Chastain at Michigan: Ross Chastain is excited to make his second Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series start at Michigan International Speedway this weekend for Premium Motorsports in the #15 Chevrolet. Chastain is equally excited about welcoming first time primary sponsor, Solomon Plumbing Company to the sport to join him for the ride.[More](8-7-2018)

FlightPath International sponsoring Chastain at Michigan: FlightPath International, a Canadian-based, Transport Canada and EASA Approved Training Organization will join Ross Chastain as the primary sponsor for his Premium Motorsports #15 Chevrolet this weekend at Michigan International Speedway for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, 'FireKeepers Casino 400'.[More](6-6-2018)

Kennington driving for Premium at Michigan: DJ Kennington returns to Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series competition with Premium Motorsports this weekend in the Irish Hills of Michigan! Kennington is set to drive the #7 Chevrolet Camaro on Sunday in the FireKeepers Casino 400' at Michigan International Speedway. Joining the Canadian native as primary sponsor is Canadian based automotive parts retailer, Auto Parts Centres (APC).[More](6-6-2018)

Justin Marks to drive at Sonoma Raceway and Charlotte Roval for Premium Motorsports: Premium Motorsports has announced that Justin Marks will be the driver of the team's chartered #15 for upcoming road course races at Sonoma Raceway and the new roval course at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Team Owner Jay Robinson noted Marks' history of outstanding road performances made him the easy choice for the program.[More](5-17-2018)

Internetwork Engineering joins Chastain for the Monster Energy Open: Internetwork Engineering, an IT solution provider headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, is set to join Ross Chastain as a primary sponsor. They will be featured on the Premium Motorsports #15 this weekend for the 'Monster Energy Open' at Charlotte Motor Speedway.[More](5-17-2018)

Ross Chastain gets Daytona sponsor: Caddy's, a crowd favorite destination restaurant with multiple locations in the Tampa Bay area will join Ross Chastain and Premium Motorsports in Daytona this July. They are thrilled to be the primary sponsor for Chastain's #15 for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, 'Coke Zero Sugar 400' at the most famous track on the circuit, Daytona International Speedway.[More](5-16-2018)

Sobriety Nation joins Chastain at Talladega: Sobriety Nation, the full time primary sponsor for Wendell Chavous, driver of the #49 Chevy Silverado for Premium Motorsports in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series has extended their support of the team by becoming the primary sponsor of the #15 with driver, Ross Chastain who will pilot the team's Chevrolet Camaro in this weekend's Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, 'GEICO 500' at Talladega Superspeedway.[More](4-27-2018)

Champion Machinery sponsoring Chastain at Martinsville: Champion Machinery, a widely recognized company within the racing community as the number one supplier of late-model name brand used CNC machines has joined Premium Motorsports as a primary partner for the team's-chartered No.15 in the upcoming Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, 'STP 500' at Martinsville Speedway.[More](3-21-2018)

Ross Chastain driving for Premium Motorsports at Atlanta: Low T Center, a medical company whose physicians specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of low testosterone levels in men has joined Premium Motorsports for the 2018 NASCAR season as a primary and associate sponsor of the team's cup and truck series entries. Premium Motorsports' owner, Jay Robinson announced today that Low T Center will return and continue their support of the team as a primary sponsor for 10 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races during the 2018 racing season beginning this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway with Ross Chastain at the wheel of the #15 chartered Chevrolet.[More](2-22-2018)

Premium Motorsports to rotate crew chiefs: After hiring two long-time NASCAR crew chiefs over the past six months, Premium Motorsports is putting Pat Tryson and Todd Parrott to work in 2018, fielding one full-time car as the two will lead the team on a rotating schedule. Jay Robinson, owner of Premium Motorsports, claimed the move was for two reasons: (1) so the team can be more prepared upon showing up to the track on a weekly basis and (2) so each crew chief won't get worn out by the grind of the long Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series schedule. [More](2-21-2018)

bCHUZi joins Premium Motorsports: bCHUZI LLC, a unique company that designs and produce high quality external battery chargers and innovative Lifestyle Applications. Based in Lakeland, Florida bCHUZI is the world's first and only Lifestyle Application Charger Company. They proudly join Premium Motorsports as an associate sponsor for the team's 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series entries.[More](2-13-2018)

Danica Patrick is all systems Go(Daddy) for the Great American Race Dressed simply in blue jeans and a black polo shirt with a GoDaddy-green sponsor patch, Danica Patrick addressed the assembled NASCAR media Friday morning - one of the last times she will do so as a professional race car driver. The last time she formally took questions at the November season-finale in Homestead, Fla., she was at times visibly emotional about this important decision in her career. On Saturday, however, Patrick, 35, was businesslike and frank in addressing her final NASCAR start.[More](2-10-2018)

Todd Parrott joins Premium Motorsports: The Premium Motorsports organization grows stronger with the addition of championship winning crew chief, Todd Parrott. Parrott will be joining Jay Robinson, Scott Eggleston, Pat Tryson, Tommy Baldwin and Brian Keselowski to lead Premium Motorsports for the 2018 NASCAR season.[More](2-6-2018)

Danica Patrick unveils Daytona paint scheme: GoDaddy Inc. (NYSE: GDDY), the world's largest cloud platform dedicated to small, independent ventures, and Danica Patrick officially unveiled the No. 7 GoDaddy Chevrolet Camaro this morning. Danica led the way by posting images on her official website, DanicaPatrick.com, and promoting the site update on Instagram. The images reveal the car and debut the new Danica Double logo, which Danica helped create, as well as the familiar GoDaddy green on the No. 7 Chevrolet.[More](2-2-2018)

Danica Patrick to drive Daytona 500 for Premium Motorsports: Danica Patrick is teaming with Premium Motorsports for next month's Daytona 500, the final race of her NASCAR career. The one-race deal will put Patrick in the seat of the No. 7 GoDaddy Chevrolet, the same number she drove when she entered stock car racing in 2010. Her former crew chief, Tony Eury Jr., will return to Patrick's pit box for her finale.[More](1-22-2018)

Sorenson hopes to return to Premium Motorsports in 2018 Reed Sorenson continues to plug along as a full-time driver in NASCAR's top series. Sorenson is in his second full-time year with Premium Motorsports. Altogether, the two-car organization has seen various drivers and sponsors in their lineup this season. Of the ten drivers to compete for the team this year, two have had finishes inside the top-20 (Michael Waltrip and Ross Chastain). Sorenson has competed in the most races for Premium this season. Faster cars over the last few weeks. and the addition of former Cup Series team owner Tommy Baldwin Jr. as a crew chief and competition director for the team. are what Sorenson credits to the team running more competitive. "The past few weeks have gone pretty well," Sorenson said. Sorenson, who leads the team in all-time starts for the organization in the Cup Series, would like to continue to race for Premium in 2018.(The Racing Experts)[Read More Here](10-2-2017)

Chastain to make 2nd career Cup start at Dover Ross Chastain is returning to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series this weekend at Dover International Speedway, and he'll be teaming up with the Delaware Office of Highway Safety to encourage race fans to "Use Your Melon" and Drive Sober. OHS will also be on board Chastain's #4 JD Motorsports with Gary Keller Chevy for the NASCAR Xfinity Series Driver Sober 200. Chastain is scheduled to make his second career start in the Cup Series in the Apache Warrior 400 in Dover driving the #15 Premium Motorsports Chevy. Chastain made his Cup debut earlier this year at Dover and impressed many by scoring a top 20 finish. Both of Chastain's cars will carry the theme of "Use Your Melon. Drive Sober." for the Dover races to encourage drivers to always driver sober. This campaign is a follow-up the OHS and Chastain's successful "Protect you Melon. Buckle Up." messaging earlier in the year. The watermelon-themed logos and safety campaigns are inspired by Chastain's family history of watermelon farmers and his ties to the watermelon growers' associations.(JD Motorsports)[Read More Here](9-27-2017)

Tommy Baldwin joins Premium Motorsports UPDATE: Premium Motorsports announced that Tommy Baldwin will take over as the team's Competition Director and Crew Chief of the #15 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series team effective immediately. "Tommy's passion, experience and knowledge will serve Premium well in its' quest to become more competitive in the future," said team owner, Jay Robinson. This is the first of many changes coming to Premium. Scott Eggleston will remain at Premium as Team Manager, Pat Tryson will be moving to the crew chief position for the #55 NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series entry.(9-1-2017)
UPDATE: Tommy Baldwin said he remains fine with the decision he made to shut down his race team and sell his charter before this season. The 50-year-old NASCAR veteran also remains as busy as ever in the garage as he was recently named the competition director at Premium Motorsports in addition to the crew chief of the #15 team. With this move, Robinson has also acquired the remaining assets of TBR.(9-2-2017)
UPDATE2: Jay Robinson announced today that he has acquired all assets from Tommy Baldwin Racing. The acquisition includes Baldwin's entire cup series inventory including everything from the team's race vehicles to their equipment.[More](9-21-2017)

Cope parts ways with Premium Motorsports: Following Saturday's Federated Auto Parts 400 in Richmond, VA, Derrike Cope has parted ways with Premium Motorsports.[More](9-10-2017)

Michael Waltrip confirms Daytona will be his final race: Michael Waltrip spoke members of the media Wednesday at Daytona 500 media day and discussed his decision to retire after Sunday's race.[More](2-22-2017)

Daytona 500 to be Michael Waltrip's final race: Aaron's and racing legend Michael Waltrip announced that the upcoming Daytona 500 will be Waltrip's last NASCAR race. Waltrip, who will mark his 30th start at the Daytona 500 on February 26, will be at the wheel of the Aaron's #15 Thanks Mikey Toyota. Aaron's and the two-time Daytona 500 winner have been partners for more than 17 years and announced a renewed multi-year partnership last year with Waltrip as Aaron's spokesperson. Waltrip retired from full-time racing after the 2009 NASCAR season but has continued to compete as a part-time driver. His relationship with Aaron's represents one of the longest-running corporate partnerships in the racing industry.
"I can reflect on my career with a lot of emotions and one company that has been there for me is Aaron's," said Waltrip. "I started working with Aaron's almost 20 years ago with some commercials and six Xfinity Series races when I had a team behind my house. We have been together ever since and it makes my heart smile thinking about all the great things we did together."
Next week Aaron's plans to debut a video showing the first of Waltrip's "Top Five Aaron's & Waltrip Racing Moments" selected from the past 17 years as partners. The videos will be shared across Aaron's social media channels leading up to Waltrip's last race on February 26. Waltrip has been featured in several Aaron's commercials and will continue to serve as a spokesperson for the company following his last race. The Aaron's Michael Waltrip tribute commercial will debut the week prior to the Daytona 500 and will commemorate Aaron's 17-year partnership with Michael Waltrip.(Aaron's), see an image of the car on the #15 team paint schemes page.(1-26-2017)

Sorenson driving for Premium Motorsports at Daytona: Reed Sorenson will return to Premium Motorsports in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, fielding the second car for the two-car operation during the Daytona 500. In the midst of a busy offseason that saw the organization move its race shop to Mooresville, North Carolina, team owner Jay Robinson confirmed to Frontstretch that Sorenson will pilot the #55 car beginning with the season-opening Daytona 500 next month, with more races possible, dependent on sponsorship. During the 2016 season, Sorenson competed in 28 races for Premium Motorsports in the Cup Series, with a best finish of 22nd at Daytona International Speedway in early July. Though Sorenson will be competing in the #55 car, it is the #15 car that has a guaranteed starting position into all 36 races after Premium Motorsports' purchase of the charter from HScott Motorsports, which shut down over the off-season. The organization decided to keep the number 15, getting rid of the #98, which attempted to qualify for 33 races in 2016, 29 with Cole Whitt. Lee Leslie will sit atop the pit box of the #55 car. Having no ties with any manufacture, the team will run Toyotas at the four superspeedway races in 2017, moving to Chevrolet in the other 32 events. Robinson was hesitant in naming a full-time driver for the #15 car, but revealed he has found a driver for Daytona that will be released at a later date.(Frontstretch)(1-23-2017)

HScott Motorsports Will Not Compete in NASCAR in 2017 UPDATE: Harry Scott, Jr. announced in a team meeting that HScott Motorsports would not field a NASCAR entry during the 2017 season. Below is Mr. Scott's statement: "Over the past several months I considered a number of options for moving forward with the team. Regrettably there are no viable sponsor/driver options immediately available to allow the team to participate in 2017. One thing I learned about NASCAR is that it is a 'people business.' I will forever be grateful to the men and women who worked tirelessly to make HScott Motorsports successful. This includes our dedicated employees, sponsors and partners. We were fortunate to have the support of world-class sponsors like Brandt, DC Solar, Fraternal Order of Eagles, Pilot Flying J, and 5 hour ENERGY. Our racing program would not have been possible without the assistance of Rick Hendrick, Hendrick Motorsports, and Chevrolet. I love this sport and being part of it. I invested in NASCAR because I truly believe it represents the best racing competition in the world and the best people in all sports. Looking back, I will always be especially proud of the unprecedented success of our NASCAR K&N Series teams, including four consecutive championships and for the lifelong friendships that were forged over the last seven years. My hope is that we were able to develop drivers that will thrive at the highest levels for years to come. In a deal that was finalized late last week the #15 Charter, which was owned by HScott Motorsports, has been sold to Premium Motorsports (#55 & #98). The charter that was leased for the #46 team was sold by Premium Motorsports to Furniture Row Racing."(HScott Motorsports). So that means the 2nd FRR #77 with Erik Jone has a Charter for 2017. Premium Motorsports still has one Charter left (from the #15) to use, sell or lease in 2017.(12-5-2016)
UPDATE: Scott had leased a charter from Premium Motorsports owner Jay Robinson for Annett's #46 car in 2016. That charter was returned to Premium, who then sold it to Furniture Row Racing, which is adding a car for rookie Erik Jones next season. Premium then bought the single charter Scott owned for the #15 car of Bowyer.(ESPN)(12-6-2016)

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