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2018 Drive For Diversity Development Team Announced
November 7, 2017
The 2018 NASCAR Drive For Diversity Development Team has been announced. The drivers represent a cross-section of backgrounds—both in terms of heritage and driving disciplines—and all share a common goal: To reach the highest levels of NASCAR.
2018 Drive For Diversity Development Team Announced

The 2018 NASCAR Drive For Diversity Development Team has been announced. The drivers represent a cross-section of backgrounds—both in terms of heritage and driving disciplines—and all share a common goal: To reach the highest levels of NASCAR.
 
“What we’re seeing with these six drivers is a group of very talented racers who have shown the ability on and off the track to excel at the next level,” said Jim Cassidy, NASCAR senior vice president of racing operations. “With an increased focus on seat time and competition among the drivers, we’re looking forward to watching them perform next season.”
 
The 2018 NASCAR Drive for Diversity roster includes:

Chase Cabre, 20, Tampa, Florida
Ernie Francis Jr., 19, Dania, Florida
Rubén García Jr., 21, Mexico City, Mexico
Nick Sanchez, 16, Homestead, Florida
Ryan Vargas, 17, La Mirada, California
Isabella Robusto, 13, Fort Mill, South Carolina
 
NASCAR Drive for Diversity aligns drivers with a team of executives, athletic directors, crew chiefs and mentors tasked with helping them achieve career successes, and thus improving their goal of reaching one of the three NASCAR national series.
 
For more information on NASCAR Drive for Diversity, including short biographies on the six drivers, visit NASCARDiversity.com.