Carolina Skiff LLC, one of the nation’s top fiberglass boat builders, and the #1 manufacturer in retail sales of fiberglass outboard-powered saltwater boats over 14 feet and manufacture the Carolina Skiff, Sea Chaser and Fun Chaser boat brands; is pleased to announce the partnership with NASCAR #98 Cole Whitt and Premium Motorsports in the Memorial Day Weekend NASCAR race, the Coca-Cola 600 that was held at the Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 29th 2016.
“We believe Carolina Skiff is a quality boat company that provides great options to families and fishing enthusiast to enjoy their time on the water no matter where they are,” team owner Jay Robinson said. “They are a great fit for our team and especially for Cole.”
“Only thing I like doing more than racing is fishing and boating,” said Whitt. “I look forward to being a big part of the Carolina Skiff family for the foreseeable future and having some fun off the track and on the water very soon.”
Whitt starting racing at a young age out of his native state of California, rising up through the karting, midget and sprint car ranks- In 2008, he became the youngest winner of the USAC National Midget Championship. Whitt switched to NASCAR in 2010 to run a full season in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East, later moving up to run full seasons in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in 2011 and the NASCAR XFINITY Series in 2012. He finished in the top 10 in driver points each of those rookie seasons.
Carolina Skiff LLC is proud to have been a partner with NASCAR #98 Cole Whitt and Premium Motorsports for the 600 miles of remembrance race that paid tribute to those who bravely served and died defending our great country and to have had the honor remembering fallen Hero Cpl. Michael D. Anderson JR; who was KIA 12-14-2004 in the “Battle for Fallujah” during the Memorial Day Weekend Race-The Coca-Cola 600 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. As part of a NASCAR program put in place to honor our fallen heroes, Cpl. Michael D. Anderson JR’s name plate was displayed on the front windshield of the #98 Carolina Skiff car during the Coca-Cola 600.