CHARLOTTE, CHICAGO, January 25, 2022 – Market Rebellion, LLC (“Market Rebellion”) and Alpha Prime Racing, LLC (“Alpha Prime Racing”) are pleased to announce that Market Rebellion will serve as a 7-race primary sponsor for Alpha Prime Racing in the 2022 NASCAR Xfinity Series, with Tommy Joe Martins as driver for 4 races, Sage Karam as driver for 2 races and Rajah Caruth as driver for the final race of the season.
Alpha Prime Racing, founded in 2022 by NASCAR veterans Caesar Bacarella and Tommy Joe Martins, will compete this season full-time in the NASCAR Xfinity Series fielding both the No. 44 and No. 45 Chevrolet Camaros, featuring a group of exciting drivers including Karam and Caruth.
The expansion of the partnership with Market Rebellion, which dates back 2 seasons, comes with much excitement from driver and team General Manager Tommy Joe Martins: “I’m blown away by the support Market Rebellion has given me & our program at Alpha Prime Racing. From the beginning, they’ve wanted to be a critical part of our team. Expanding their program to include Sage; Rajah shows how much they believe in what we’re trying to build.”
“Tommy Joe and Caesar have developed an exciting long-term vision for Alpha Prime Racing to grow the team into a formidable competitor in the Xfinity Series, which matches our vision for a disciplined approach to building long term success.” said Dirk Mueller-Ingrand, co-founder of Market Rebellion. “We are very excited to be part of this growth story and looking forward to watching the team’s performance on the track.”
Tommy Joe Martins will be racing the #44 car starting with Daytona International Speedway on February 19th , followed by Texas Motor Speedway May 21st , Texas Motor Speedway September 24th , and Las Vegas Motor Speedway October 15th .
Sage Karam will be piloting the #45 car at Circuit of The Americas on March 26th and at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 30th .
Rajah Caruth will be behind the wheel of the #44 car in Phoenix on November 15th .
“Tommy Joe, Rajah and Sage are athletes whose drive, determination and discipline represent core principles of our trading community,” said Pete Najarian, co-founder of Market Rebellion. “Discipline Dictates Action. These 3 drivers get it. We can’t wait to see them compete on some of the racetracks they love the most.
“ I am thrilled to carry Market Rebellion alongside us at Circuit of the Americas and the Indianapolis GP this season,” said Sage Karam. “COTA and Brickyard are part of my DNA. Given our team’s strengths on road courses, I look forward to the challenge of rewarding Market Rebellion’s commitment to Alpha Prime Racing by bringing them to victory lane at these landmark venues.
”I am thrilled to see Market Rebellion’s belief in the potential of Alpha Prime Racing and their willingness to make an investment into the team and myself,” said Rajah Caruth. “It means a lot to me to receive their support not only in my virtual racing efforts, and now in real life. I’m looking forward to my race in Phoenix and to having a solid performance.”
Market Rebellion has been actively working with Alpha Prime Racing on the preparation for the 2022 season, by providing additional resources for performance training, which will continue during the 2022 season.
About Market Rebellion, LLC
The co-founders of optionMONSTER and tradeMONSTER — Jon Najarian, Pete Najarian, and Dirk Mueller- Ingrand — launched Market Rebellion, LLC to challenge the status quo of trading and investing by sharing their extensive experience as professional traders to put independent traders on the same footing as large institutional investors for options, equities, cryptocurrencies and more. Drawing on their team’s extensive experience as professional traders and analysts, Market Rebellion provides independent traders with trading ideas, education, content and tools — covering unusual options activity, technical and fundamental analysis, options theory and strategy, trading discipline, investor psychology and more — so that they can take control of their own financial destiny rather than having to rely on big institutions. More info at https://marketrebellion.com/
About Alpha Prime Racing, LLC and Tommy Joe Martins
Alpha Prime Racing was founded in 2022 by NASCAR veterans Caesar Bacarella and Tommy Joe Martins. The team competes full-time in the NASCAR Xfinity Series fielding both the No. 44 and No. 45 Chevrolet Camaros. Before becoming partners, Bacarella and Martins were competitors; deciding to combine their passions, led to the formation of Alpha Prime Racing. With a wide array of talented drivers, Alpha Prime Racing is looking forward to competing at the highest levels both on and off the racetrack. Currently, competing for the team is Caesar Bacarella, Tommy Joe Martins, Rajah Caruth, Ryan Ellis, Sage Karam and Kaz Grala. More info at https://alphaprimeracing.net.
About Sage Karam
Skipping his senior prom to qualify in the Indy 500, the 26-year-old racer from Nazareth, PA, continues to make sacrifices to live out his dream of racing at the highest level. Growing up alongside the Andretti family, he caught the bug at an early age. Whether it’s IndyCar, Rallycross, IMSA, or NASCAR, Sage has impressed across a diverse array of racing disciplines. After turning heads in select starts in 2021, Sage will continue to make the leap into the NASCAR Xfinity Series, driving for Alpha Prime Racing for the 2022 season. Coupled with his passion for Sim Racing, RC Cars, and dirt bikes, it’s safe to say Sage is always looking to win. More info at shelby-park.com.
About Rajah Caruth
Rajah Caruth is a 19 year-old NASCAR driver who grew up as an inner-city kid hiding his love and passion for the sport of stock car racing. Born in Atlanta, Georgia, and raised in Washington, DC, he played basketball, soccer, and ran track throughout his middle and high school career before attending Winston-Salem State University in the fall of 2020 in pursuit of a degree in motorsports management. Rajah started racing virtually thanks to family and friends on iRacing, an online motorsports simulator, in 2018, and made NASCAR’s 2019 Drive for Diversity Youth Program. Driving for Rev Racing, Rajah is in his third year of the program, racing in the ARCA Menards Series. In 2022, Rajah will also make his NASCAR Xfinity Series debut with Alpha Prime Racing, making him the 8th African-American and first Caribbean-American to compete in a NASCAR national series event. More info at https://www.rajahcaruth.com/