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TALLADEGA, ALABAMA - APRIL 25: Kaz Grala, driver of the #16 Hyperice Chevrolet, drives during the NASCAR Cup Series  GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on April 25, 2021 in Talladega, Alabama. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images) | Getty Images
TALLADEGA, ALABAMA - APRIL 25: Kaz Grala, driver of the #16 Hyperice Chevrolet, drives during the NASCAR Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on April 25, 2021 in Talladega, Alabama. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images) | Getty Images

Matt Kaulig confirms team will run Cup full-time in 2022 UPDATE

UPDATE 6-7-2021: But does [Allmendinger] really want to go back to full-time Cup racing?

If Kaulig asks he would, but that’s probably not the plan for the team. It’s more likely that Justin Haley will be promoted to run for the championship with Allmendinger in a support role at specialized tracks.

Associated Press

UPDATE 6-5-2021: Asked for an update on 2022 plans Saturday following A.J. Allmendingers Xfinity Series win at Mid-Ohio, team owner Matt Kaulig said, “We fully plan on running at least one car in the Cup Series next year full time.  Whether that’s A.J. or somebody else, we’re really not sure. I think A.J., regardless, will run road courses and superspeedways.”

ORIGINAL POST 4-28-2021: Appearing on SiriusXM’s The Morning Drive Wednesday morning, team owner Matt Kaulig confirmed that Kaulig Racing will be full-time in the Cup Series next season.

The team currently runs three full-time Xfinity teams for #10-Jeb Burton, #11-Justin Haley, and #16-A.J. Allmendinger.  They are also competing part-time in Cup this year with Kaz Grala and A.J. Allmendinger.

Kaulig plans to continue their partial Cup schedule the remainder of this year.