SECOND DRIVER FOR NITRO MOTORSPORTS GR CUP BY TOYOTA GAZOO RACING NORTH AMERICA EFFORT ANNOUNCED: TYLER WETTENGEL

SECOND DRIVER FOR NITRO MOTORSPORTS GR CUP BY TOYOTA GAZOO RACING NORTH AMERICA EFFORT ANNOUNCED: TYLER WETTENGEL

MOORESVILLE, N.C. – Nitro Motorsports
Development driver Tyler Wettengel will participate in the inaugural GR Cup by Toyota Gazoo Racing North America for the 2023 season as a full-time driver for Nitro Motorsports, a Toyota Racing Development Team.

“I am very excited to drive in Toyota’s inaugural season of GR Cup. The decision to join Nitro
Motorsports for this series was simple. Nick Tucker and the entire crew at Nitro Motorsports
know what it takes to compete and win at this level. The team’s consistent approach to driver development, preparation, and on track execution have produced winning results at all levels of racing, including this years Trans Am Series. I am proud to be a part of the Nitro Motorsports team and can’t wait to get behind the wheel of the all-new Toyota GR Cup car.” Says Wettengel.

Wettengel will drive in 14 races taking place at 7 circuits around the country including historic tracks such as Sebring International Raceway, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Circuit of the
Americas, Road America, Sonoma Raceway, Nashville Music City Grand Prix and Virginia International Raceway.

“When the GR CUP by Toyota Gazoo Racing North America was announced, we knew Nitro
Motorsports was the right place for aspiring kart drivers to move up with. When considering
possible drivers Tyler stood out as someone ready to make that jump to big cars. We have
worked with Tyler on several occasions through his karting career and have seen his raw speed
and talent. Tyler will be in a great spot to take advantage of this opportunity” said Nitro Motorsports owner Nick Tucker. “We couldn’t be more pleased to have Tyler as part of Nitro Motorsports and are looking forward to working with him.

Additional drivers for Nitro Motorsports third entry will be composed of Toyota Development drivers and announced at a later date.