Katherine Legge to enter NASCAR with 2 Xfinity Series races
Aug. 02, 2018
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Katherine Legge will make her NASCAR debut in a two-race Xfinity Series deal with JD Motorsports. The open-wheel and sports car veteran will race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and Road America in Wisconsin.
Legge will drive the No. 15 Chevrolet with sponsorship from Maryland-based aviation and technology integration company Airtec.
The British driver currently competes for Meyer Shank Racing in the IMSA SportsCar Championship. She has one win, four podiums and is second in the GTD championship standings.
Legge was recently named driver for Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing in the Formula E new Jaguar I-PACE eTrophy Series — the first to feature street-legal production battery electric vehicles.
Legge ran 28 races in the Champ Car Series, 11 in IndyCar and has two starts in the Indianapolis 500.