DETROIT – Chevrolet will campaign an updated Camaro SS coupe in the NASCAR Xfinity Series and the new Silverado in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series next season.
This marks the third time the Xfinity Series Camaro SS has received an update since its competition debut in 2013. This is the first time since 2014 the Gander Outdoors Truck Series Silverado has been redesigned.
“We always want to align our racing vehicles with what is available in the showroom,” said Jim Campbell, vice president of Performance Vehicles and Motorsports. “The Camaro SS was updated for the 2019 model year, and Silverado RST is all new. We can’t wait to see the Camaro SS and the Silverado RST on the track next February at Daytona.”
The most notable changes to both the Xfinity Series Chevrolet Camaro SS and Gander Outdoors Series Chevrolet Silverado are the upper front fascia, fenders, hood and tail regions, which reflect the look of the new production models.
When the Xfinity Series Camaro SS was introduced in 2012, it was modeled after the fifth generation Camaro SS. This most recent update will reflect the most recent changes to the sixth-generation Camaro SS.
The Camaro SS, which made its on-track debut with a win at Daytona Int’l Speedway in February 2013, has visited victory lane 67 times, ranking it third among Chevrolet nameplates that have competed in the Xfinity Series.
Additionally, the Camaro SS has earned three Bill France Performance Cup manufacturer championships and three drivers’ championships (Austin Dillon, Chase Elliott and William Byron). With three races remaining this year, Chevrolet leads the manufacturer points and has the top three drivers in the standings.
Silverado is the only nameplate Chevrolet has campaigned in the Truck Series since the inaugural race 23 years ago. Since then, Silverado has delivered 231 race wins, eight manufacturers’ championships and 12 drivers’ championships, making it the most successful truck to compete in the series.
With three races remaining this year, Silverado drivers have collected 10 wins and Chevrolet leads both the manufacturer standings and Johnny Sauter leads the driver standings.
In addition to the competition updates announced today, Chevrolet also extended its partnership as the official vehicle of Texas Motor Speedway.