Pitbull Becomes Trackhouse Racing Team Part Owner
rackhouse Racing Team has announced Armando Perez, better known as Pitbull, has become a part owner of the NASCAR team before its debut season.
Trackhouse Racing Team founder and co-owner, Justin Marks, said he and Pitbull will collaborate on philanthropic efforts, including NASCAR-themed STEM education initiatives with inner-city charter schools.
“From day one of creating Trackhouse Racing, I wanted our team to be a platform for purpose, to transcend the sport and positively impact all races on and off the track,” Marks said.
“I am proud that in just a few months we are here announcing a partnership with one of the most influential and recognized artists in the world.
“Within the first 10 minutes of our first meeting, it was clear Armando and I share a vision and passion for impacting the lives of the underrepresented.
“We are creating and compelling a movement of positivity and possibility, using the platform and excitement of sports and music.
“Through NASCAR and our partnership with Pitbull, we are going to have the attention of a global demographic that is ready to be inspired into action for themselves, their families and their future,” he said.
In a statement, Pitbull said: “As soon as I met Justin (Marks), Ty Norris, and Daniel (Suarez), we were on the same page.”
“They welcomed me aboard, and now we’re going to show the world NASCAR is not only a sport, but it’s a culture,” he said.
NASCAR also said on Pitbull’s new co-ownership: “NASCAR is excited to welcome international recording star Pitbull into the NASCAR family, as he joins Trackhouse Racing and an incredibly talented driver in Daniel Suarez.”
“Pitbull is an iconic talent in the music industry and has tremendous passion for NASCAR racing.
“We look forward to working with him to further engage diverse audiences and introduce new fans to our great sport,” NASCAR said.