Brandon Brown has introduced a brand new full-season sponsor for the 2022 NASCAR Xfinity Collection season.
LGB.coin.io is a cryptocurrency meme coin on the Ethereum blockchain enjoying off the ‘Let’s Go Brandon’ catchphrase that turned in style in right-wing political circles following Brown’s Talladega victory.
After the race win, an expletive-ridden chant in opposition to President Joe Biden erupted from the grandstands, which had occurred beforehand at different sporting occasions. When the chants have been misconstrued as ‘Let’s Go Brandon,’ it turned a brand new political meme virtually immediately.
Brown has been very quiet in regards to the catchphrase till lately when he posted an op-ed in Newsweek about the way it has affected him and made it tough to search out sponsorship. He went on to say that he has little interest in main a political motion, nor does he want to endorse any facet.
Nonetheless, the 28-year-old then added: “I am additionally not going to be silent in regards to the scenario I discover myself in, and why thousands and thousands of People are chanting my title. I hear them, even when Washington doesn’t.”
Brown has since introduced this new full-time sponsorship deal centered across the controversial catchphrase. The objective of the LGBcoin seems to be to retake the slogan and switch it into one thing extra constructive.
LGBcoin would be the major sponsor for the No. 68 Brandonbilt Motorsports Chevrolet Camaro in all 33 occasions subsequent yr. Per a press launch, LGBcoin is a “patriotic coin dubbed America’s Coin’ (that) goals to encourage positivity and unity, grounded in a robust perception of the American dream.”
“We’re thrilled to accomplice with Brandonbilt Motorsports and Brandon Brown for the 2022 NASCAR Xfinity Collection season,” mentioned James Koutoulas, LGBcoin HODLer and founding father of Hurricane Capital Administration. “Brandon shouldn’t be solely an extremely gifted driver, but in addition a considerate particular person smart past his years. His dedication and singular concentrate on his occupation is inspiring and his private story is one which we are able to all be happy with—an American story of success and perseverance. Brandon is really America’s Driver.
“We’re proud to help Brandon this season, to assist him proceed his American dream,” mentioned Koutoulas. “If we do our job proper, if you consider us, and also you hear, ‘Let’s Go Brandon,’ you’ll assume and really feel, ‘Let’s Go America.’”
Brown mentioned of the brand new sponsorship deal: “Having the monetary help of LGBcoin is unimaginable, particularly at such a pivotal time in our workforce’s progress as we work to construct to the subsequent degree of competitors. From questioning if we might have the monetary means to proceed to compete, to my first main win (at Talladega no much less), to turning into an unintentional meme, this previous season was a rollercoaster. The help of sponsors like LGBcoin empowers us to be as aggressive as attainable and I’m trying ahead to competing laborious on the observe in 2022.”