As the summer draws to a close, Chevrolet Racing continues to upgrade.
Chevrolet is the only manufacturer to compete in the combination of NASCAR, INDYCAR, NHRA, IMSA and Best in the Desert (BITD). Heading into Labor Day Weekend, a number of Chevrolet drivers are currently leading the standings in their respective series:
- Chase Elliott, driver of the #9 Hendrick Motorsports Camaro ZL1, won the NASCAR Cup Series regular season championship and is one of eight Team Chevy drivers to qualify for the 2022 Cup Series playoffs. Elliott, who won the series championship in 2020, leads the series with four wins. Fourth-placed Kyle Larson (No.5 Hendrick Motorsports Camaro ZL1) is the defending champion.
- AJ Allmendinger (No. 16 Kaulig Racing Camaro SS) leads the NASCAR Xfinity Series standings.
- 2014 Champion Will Power (No. 12 Team Penske Chevrolet) leads the INDYCAR standings with just two races left. Two-time champion Josef Newgarden (No. 2 Team Penske) Chevrolet is in second place, just three points back.
- Three-time champion Robert Hight (Camaro SS) leads the NHRA Funny Car standings, former champion Brittany Force (Chevrolet) leads the Top Fuel standings and four-time champion Erica Enders (Camaro SS) leads the Pro Stock standings .
- Antonio Garcia and Jordan Taylor (#3 Corvette C8.R) lead the Michelin Endurance Cup standings in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.
“It’s exciting to see all of these Chevrolet drivers leading their respective series in points as we prepare for the end of the season,” said Jim Campbell, Chevrolet vice president of performance and motorsport.
In addition, Chevrolet currently leads the Manufacturers’ Championship in the NASCAR Cup, NASCAR Xfinity, INDYCAR, NHRA and IMSA Michelin Endurance Cup.
“We appreciate the hard work of our drivers and teams who have earned valuable manufacturer points up to this point in the season,” said Campbell. “We remain focused on working with our drivers and teams as they prepare for the important final part of the season.”
Chevrolet has won 40 NASCAR Cup Series Manufacturers’ Titles and 23 Xfinity Series Manufacturers’ Titles, each more than any other OEM. Since returning to INDYCAR in 2012, Chevy has won six Manufacturers’ Championships. Chevrolet has also won the NHRA Manufacturer’s Cup 26 times to lead all manufacturers.
Chevrolet has won 84 races so far this year. In 2021, Chevrolet won 95 races, five drivers’ championships, four manufacturers’ championships and two teams’ championships.