Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates (CGRFS) announced today that 18-year-old Dylan Kwasniewski, a full-time driver in the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) and 2013 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East (NKNPSE) Champion has been added as the team’s newest development driver.
The Las Vegas resident made his NNS debut at Daytona International Speedway on Feb. 22, 2014, after winning the pole position and finishing eighth in his first start in one of NASCAR’s top-three national touring series. Kwasniewski also became the youngest NNS pole-sitter in Daytona history, and will be competing full-time in the NNS with Turner Scott Motorsports.
Dylan Kwasniewski, Driver: “I am extremely happy right now and thrilled to be getting this opportunity with Chip and the whole team. I have wanted to do nothing but race for as long as I can remember so this is a dream come true. I look forward to being part of Chip’s organization and will hopefully be a key contributor to its future success.”
Chip Ganassi, Owner, Chip Ganassi Racing Teams: “This young man has impressed us from the moment we saw him. His poise, skill and determination on the race track are remarkable for someone so young. I am really looking forward to seeing him grow as a driver with each increase of competition. I think Dylan has a big future ahead of him in NASCAR.”