World’s Merge as RFK and BWT Alpine F1 Team Drivers ‘Push the Limits’ in Castrol Edge Challenge
CONCORD, N.C. (May 5, 2023) – Racing disciplines merged as NASCAR’s RFK Racing took on the BWT Alpine F1 Team in the Castrol Edge Challenge on Tuesday. RFK’s Brad Keselowski and Chris Buescher took on BWT F1 Team Alpine’s Esteban Ocon and Pierre Gasly in a series of on and off-track activities that made up the challenge which took place at Charlotte Motor Speedway, ZMax Dragway and RFK’s campus.
The Castrol Edge Challenge is made up of four unique showdowns designed to provide an incredible backdrop for some of motorsport’s best athletes to team up and have some friendly competitions with each other. This four-part series will ultimately be distributed amongst Castrol’s social channels, in close association with the BWT Alpine F1 Team, RFK and other partners.
Tuesday’s activities included laps around the ROVAL layout at Charlotte Motor Speedway, a sprint race at the ZMax Dragway featuring ROUSH Performance Mustangs, and a pit stop challenge between all four drivers and RFK’s pit crews.
Stay tuned to Castrol’s social channels — @CastrolUSA on YouTube, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook – for more content and releases of the challenge in the coming weeks.
About RFK Racing
RFK Racing, in its 36th season in 2023, features an ownership lineup pairing one of the sport’s most iconic names, Jack Roush, along with NASCAR Champion, Brad Keselowski, and Fenway Sports Group owner John Henry. Roush initially founded the team in 1988 and it has since become one of the most successful racing operations in the world, propelling him to be the first NASCAR owner to amass three hundred wins and capturing eight championships, including back-to-back NASCAR Cup titles in 2003 and 2004. Keselowski, a former owner in the NASCAR Truck Series, brings to the team a championship mindset himself having won the 2012 NASCAR Cup Series Championship. In 2007, Roush partnered with Henry, who also owns Major League Baseball’s Boston Red Sox, English Premier League’s Liverpool F.C., and the NHL’s Pittsburgh Penguins, to form Roush Fenway Racing. Off the track, RFK is a leader and proven winner in NASCAR marketing solutions, having produced multiple award-winning social media, digital content and experiential marketing campaigns. Visit rfkracing.com, and follow the team on all social platforms @rfkracing.