Thursday, December 8, 2022

LFM to Compete in 2023 NASCAR Cup Under Chevrolet Racing Banner

LFM to Compete in 2023 NASCAR Cup Under Chevrolet Racing Banner

McLeod and Tifft-Owned Team to Receive Engine Support from ECR Engines


Live Fast Motorsports to Compete in 2023 NASCAR Cup Series Under Chevrolet Racing Banner

Live Fast Motorsports is joining the Chevrolet family in 2023. The Mooresville, N.C.-based team will campaign the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 in the 2023 NASCAR Cup Series.


Live Fast Motorsports is an American professional stock car racing team that competes full-time in the NASCAR Cup Series. The team is owned by BJ McLeod, Matt Tifft and Joe FalkJessica McLeod,  BJ McLeod’s wife, is CEO. The team currently fields the No. 78 Ford Mustang for driver/owner McLeod and other drivers.


“Our team is excited to make this transition to Chevrolet,” said BJ McLeod, co-owner/driver of Live Fast Motorsports. “Chevrolet Camaros have proven great success on the track and Live Fast Motorsports is looking forward to becoming a part of this advance.”


“We’re looking forward to racing for Chevrolet, the winningest manufacturer in NASCAR,” said Matt Tifft, co-owner of Live Fast Motorsports. “We’ll also be getting engine support from ECR engines,  and we know our program will benefit from their technologies and power under the hood.”


Live Fast Motorsports will join the successful history of ECR, which will provide engine rebuild services for Live Fast’s engines for the balance of the 2023 NASCAR Cup Series season.


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About ECR: Based on the campus of Richard Childress Racing in Welcome, North Carolina, ECR Engines have earned more than 200 victories, including the 2018 DAYTONA 500, three Brickyard 400 wins, and championships in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, 24 Hours at DAYTONA and the 12 Hours at Sebring in the IMSA WeatherTech Series, as well as the NASCAR Truck Series and ARCA Racing Series. ECR Engines currently fields engine programs for several Chevrolet teams in NASCAR, including Richard Childress Racing, Kaulig Racing, Trackhouse Racing and Petty GMS.


About Live Fast Motorsports: Live Fast Motorsports is a single-car Chevrolet Camaro team based in Mooresville, NC., competing in the NASCAR Cup Series under the No. 78. The team is co-owned by B.J. McLeod and Matt Tifft. B.J. McLeod also serves as the team’s driver. Jessica McLeod, CEO of Live Fast Motorsports, gives a progressive outlook in breaking down barriers in the sport of NASCAR and inspiring opportunities for women in the sport for generations to come.



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