After NASCAR Cup Champion Chase Elliott decided to test the midget ranks, Chris Windom thought turnabout would be fair play.
Next month, the USAC Midget champion and Triple Crown winner looks to make his debut in a Cup car when NASCAR’s top division rolls into Bristol Motor Speedway for NASCAR‘s return to dirt.
Windom, 30, will drive the No. 15 NOS Energy Chevrolet for Rick Ware Racing in the inaugural Food City Dirt Race on Sunday, March 28. The opportunity is the latest step for Windom and his sprint car team owner, Brodie Hayward.
“I don‘t know what to expect,” Windom told RacinBoys.com. “I haven‘t met my crew chief yet, but hopefully we can work well together. Out of all of the races this year, this will level the playing field as much as anything. The superspeedways do that some but the dirt on a half-mile—you‘re obviously going to have to have a good car but I think a lot of it will be driving style.
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