Anheuser-Busch confirmed Tuesday they will leave Stewart-Haas Racing and sponsor Ross Chastain in the 2024 NASCAR Cup Series season.
Chastain will sport the Busch colors on his No. 1 Trackhouse Racing Chevrolet in 18 races.
He will be the fourth driver to be primarily sponsored by Anheuser-Busch since 2000.
“This sponsorship means so much to me as the brand not only supports NASCAR, but also places value and extends their support to communities that are close to my heart — the humble, hard-working people across the U.S. who enjoy cracking a cold one after an honest day’s work,” Chastain said Tuesday.
The beer company sponsored Dale Earnhardt Jr. from 2000-2007, Kasey Kahne from 2008-2010 and Kevin Harvick from 2011-2023.
Harvick is retiring at the end of the 2023 season. Josh Berry will take over his No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford with sponsorship TBA.
Stewart-Haas Racing’s chief commercial officer Brian McKinley stated Tuesday, “Our organization has been fortunate to have committed corporate partners and we look forward to fostering new relationships with continued success and longevity.”
Busch sponsored the No. 4 car in 14 points races plus the NASCAR All-Star Race and the Busch Light Clash in 2022. From 2019-21, they sponsored the No. 4 car in 15, 18 and 16 races respectively, plus the two exhibition races.