NASCAR confirms quantity placement change on 2022 Subsequent Gen automotive
In a video launched Friday, Kurt Busch introduced he’ll drive for 23XI Racing within the 2022 NASCAR Cup Sequence and unveiled the brand new No. 45 Toyota he’ll pilot full time subsequent season. A full shot of the Camry revealed the quantity placement on the Subsequent Gen automotive can be totally different from what it’s at present.
Photograph of the look from the 2020 NASCAR All-Star Race (Jared C. Tilton | Getty Photos)
NASCAR confirmed the change Friday as properly, and mentioned in an announcement: “There stays unimaginable curiosity from new homeowners and new sponsors in becoming a member of the NASCAR household. We’re dedicated to working with our race group companions to innovate and ship alternatives to extend the worth to sponsors who assist our sport.”
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The quantity on the Subsequent Gen automotive can be moved ahead from its usually centered place. The Subsequent Gen automotive includes a smaller quarter panel, subsequently impacting house accessible for sponsors. Transferring the quantity ahead will enable extra space for logos.
NASCAR tried the other in 2020 with the All-Star Race at Bristol Motor Speedway. The numbers then have been positioned additional again on the automotive, which additionally sported an underneath glow for the exhibition occasion (see inset photograph).
The 2022 Subsequent Gen automotive is ready to make its official on-track debut Feb. 20 at Daytona Worldwide Speedway with the annual Daytona 500 season opener.
“We’re extraordinarily enthusiastic in regards to the launch of the Subsequent Gen automotive in 2022,” Richard Childress Racing President Torrey Galida mentioned. “All three producers did a terrific job with the styling of the brand new race automobiles. Everyone knows how vital the quantity is to a fan’s reference to their driver. Transferring the numbers ahead ought to make them extra seen, and also will present the race groups a chance to present sponsors some enhanced branding alternatives. The groups and sponsors are going to have enjoyable creating some daring new designs on the brand new automotive.”
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