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Kimi Raikkonen will make NASCAR Nationwide Series debut in Top Gear 300

Kimi Raikkonen
Kimi Raikkonen

Former Formula One  World Champion Kimi Raikkonen will make his NASCAR Nationwide Series debut Saturday at Charlotte Motor Speedway in the Top Gear 300.

Raikkonen, who won the F1 title in 2007, will be in the No. 87 car fielded by NEMCO Motorsports, owned by Joe Nemechek.

Raikkonen made his NASCAR debut in the North Carolina Education Lottery 200 for Kyle Busch Motorsports at Charlotte Motor Speedway, where he recorded a lead-lap 15th place finish.

KBM is partnering with NEMCO Motorsports on the car for Raikkonen.