2008 NATIONWIDE SERIES TEAM/DRIVER CHART


Last Update: 11-24-2008
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Rookie of the Year Drivers
Drivers Looking for a Ride
Full Time Teams
Part Time Teams / Unknown Details

2008 Rookie of the Year Candidates

#5-Landon Cassill #20-Joey Logano #40-Bryan Clauson
#9-Patrick Carpentier #92-Brian Keselowski #64-Chase Austin
  #40-Dario Franchitti  

No Rookies are running a full season.

Some Drivers Looking for a ride or with no announced plans:
Casey Atwood Burney Lamar
Blake Bjorklund Steadman Marlin
Carlos Contreras Brandon Miller
Jeff Fuller Ryan Moore
Steve Grissom Billy Parker
Shane Hall Jay Sauter
Ryan Hemphill Johnny Sauter
Travis Kittleson Brian Tyler
Justin Labonte Ron Young

TABLE KEYS

RED = New for 2008
* next to car number means a part time/limited schedule
? - Unknown
? name or sponsor - rumored/unknown


2008 NATIONWIDE SERIES TEAM CHART
CAR# DRIVER MANU SPONSOR LISTED OWNER CREW CHIEF ENGINES
FULL TIME TEAMS
plan to attempt all races
01 Dwayne Leik
Kertus Davis
J.C. Stout
Danny Efland
James Hylton
Trevor Boys
Chevy ? Davis Motorsports Brad Hicks Barnes & Reese Racing Engines
Stout drove the car at Dover. Davis left the family team following the June Nashville race. Elfland was in the car at Milwaukee. Hylton was in the car at Daytona (July). Boys was in the car at Montreal. Efland ran most of the races late in the season.

05* Brett Rowe
Danny O'Quinn
Justin Ashburn
Chevy 31-W Insulation
Wayne Day Tom Perkins ?
Team was planning a limited schedule but ran full time. O'Quinn was in the car at Kentucky. Ashburn was in the car at Milwaukee.

1 Johnny Sauter
Sterling Marlin
Mike Bliss
Chevy Miccosukee Resort Gaming?
James Finch/Phoenix Racing Marc Reno Hendrick
Sauter parted ways with the team after Bristol (March). Marlin drove at Nashville (March). Fellows will drive at Mexico. Bliss left Fitz Motorsports after the March Nashville race to take over the driving duties.

2 Clint Bowyer Chevy BB&T
Camping World
Richard Childress Dan Deeringhoff Earnhardt-Childress
BB&T stepped up to full time primary sponsor and Bowyer ran for the Nationwide championship. Camping World was the primary sponsor for 10 races.

4 Robert Richardson
Derrike Cope
Brian Keselowski
Landon Cassill
Patrick Sheltra
Chevy JVC
Phantom EFX
Case Construction Equipment
Briggs Construction Equipment
Quality Turf
Jay Robinson Racing Kenneth Campbell Jay Robinson Racing
Richardson was the driver at Daytona (Feb). JVC will be the primary sponsor for 5 races (Daytona, California, Vegas, Lowes in May, and ORP). Richardson will run at least 20 races for JRR. Phantom EFX will sponsor Richardson at Atlanta and Bristol (March). Richardson left the team early in the year to start his own team. Cassill was in the car at Montreal. Cope ran most of the races late in the season. Sheltra will drive the final 2 events of the year (Phoenix & Homestead).

5 Mark Martin
Dale Earnhardt, Jr
Ron Fellows
Jimmie Johnson
Landon Cassill
Adrian Fernandez
Martin Truex, Jr.
Chevy GoDaddy.com
National Guard
Delphi
Lowe's
JR Motorsports Brian Campe Hendrick
This team will operate out of the JR Motorsports facilities. Cassill will run 16 races. Delphi will sponsor Earnhardt at Talladega and Daytona (July) and Martin at Las Vegas and Texas (November). Johnson will drive both Lowe's races, Watkins Glen, and the California fall race with sponsorship from Lowe's. GoDaddy.com will sponsor 6 events - Earnhardt at Texas and Watkins Glen, Martin at Darlingon, Michigan, and Kansas, and Ron Fellows at Montreal. Earnhardt will drive with National Guard sponsorship at Daytona (February), California (Feb.), Atlanta (March), Bristol (March), and Homestead. Cassill will drive 19 races with National Guard sponsorship. Fernandez drove at Mexico City with Lowe's sponsorship. Truex Jr will drove at Bristol (spring) with National Guard sponsorship.

6 David Ragan Ford Discount Tire Roush Mike Kelley Roush-Yates
Ragan ran the full Nationwide and Cup schedules again.

7 Mike Wallace Toyota GEICO
Sport Clips
Germain Racing Bruce Cook TRD
Wallace and the GEICO sponsorship moved to Germain for 2008.

9 Patrick Carpentier
A.J. Allmendinger

Chase Miller
Kasey Kahne
Elliott Sadler
Dodge Unilever (Klondike, Ragu, Hellmann’s, Wisk, Shedd’s Spread, Lawry’s, Lipton tea, Wish-Bone, and Slim-Fast
Auto Value/Bumper to Bumper
Verizon Wireless
Motorola
Subway
Dodge
Gillett Evernham Motorsports Kirk Almquist
Kenny Francis
Mike Shiplett
Rodney Childers
Kevin Kidd
Evernham
Auto Value/Bumper to Bumper will sponsor four races - Carpentier in Mexico City, Chase Miller at Kentucky, and Sadler at Chicago and Bristol on Aug. 22. Verizon Wireless & Motorola will sponsor Miller in 7 races. Subway will sponsor Carpentier at Montreal. Dodge sponsored the car at Gateway. Allmendinger drove at Phoenix (fall).

11 Jason Keller
Scott Lagasse Jr.
Chevy Force Protection/Dutch Quality Stone
CarFax
America’s Incredible Pizza Company
K&N Engineering
CJM Racing Mike Sibley Pro Motors
America’s Incredible Pizza Company announced a full sponsorship of the team on March 31. Carfax was on the car at Michigan. K&N Engineering was the sponsor at California (fall). Keller left after the fall Richmond race and Lagasse was named the driver starting at Dover in September and for the remainder of the year.

16 Greg Biffle
Todd Kluever
Colin Braun
Ford CitiFinancial
3M?
Dish Network
Scotch Tape
Roush Fenway Racing Eddie Pardue Roush-Yates
CitiFinancial will sponsor a Roush Car (either #16, #17, or #60 in all 35 races). Braun will be in the car at Mexico Milwaukee, Daytona (July) and ORP.

20 Joey Logano
Kyle Busch

Denny Hamlin
Tony Stewart
Toyota Z-Line
Armor All
Old Spice
GameStop
Joe Gibbs Dave Rogers
Wally Brown
Joe Gibbs Racing
Logano is expected to drive most of the races after he turns 18 in May. Logano's first race will be Dover and he is expected to run the remainder of the races, except for Daytona, New Hampshire and Chicago. Armor All will sponsor Stewart at Daytona. Stewart will drive at California with Z-Line sponsorship. Old Spice will sponsor Stewart at Las Vegasy, Texas, Talladega, Darlington, New Hampshire, Chicagoland, and Michigan. Hamlin will drive for Z-Line March 15 at Bristol, April 11 at Phoenix and May 2 at Richmond (in the #18 or #20). Busch will drive for Z-Line Designs March 22 at Nashville, July 11 at Chicago, July 26 at O’Reilly Raceway Park, Aug. 22 at Bristol, Aug. 30 at California, Sept. 20 at Dover and Nov. 15 at Homestead-Miami (in the #18 or #20). Doosan Infracore will sponsor Busch at Mexico. GameStop sponsored Logano at Dover, Nashville, and Richmond.

22 Mike Bliss
Robby Gordon
Ruben Pardo
Reed Sorenson
John Freeman
Johnny Sauter
Josh Wise
Ryan Newman
Andrew Ranger
Jarit Johnson
Dodge SuperCuts
Family Dollar
Telcel
Arctic Ice Energy Drink
Fitz Motorsports ? Evernham
Bliss left Fitz Motorsports after the March Nashville race to take over the driving duties of the #1 car. Robby Gordon drove the car at Texas and Phoenix. Pardo drove at Mexico with sponsorship from Telcel and drove at Darlington. Sorenson drove at Talladega. Arctic Ice Energy Drink will sponsor six races. Johnny Sauter drove at Richmond (May). Newman drove at Watkins Glen. Ranger drove at Montreal and plans to drive at Richmond, Charlotte, Memphis, Texas, Phoenix and Homestead. Johnson was in the car at Memphis.

24 Eric McClure
Brian Simo
Chevy Hefty Front Row Motorsports Carl Long Pro Motors
McClure brings Hefty sponsorship for 34 races to Front Row for the 2008 season. Simo drove at Mexico, Watkins Glen, and Canada.

25 (was 35) Bobby Hamilton, Jr.
Boris Said
Ford Smithfield Foods
Eckrich Meats
John Morrell
Curlys BBQ
Peanut Shop of Williamsburg
No Fear Energy Drink
Ed Rensi
Sam Rensi
Gary Weisbaum
Chris Wright Roush-Yates
Smithfield Companies sponsored 30 races. Boris Said drive at Mexico and Canada with No Fear sponsorship. The Peanut Company of Williamsburg was the primary sponsor at Richmond (May).

27 Brad Coleman
Davdi Gilliland
Burney Lamar
Casey Atwood
Jason Keller
Ford Kleenex
Kroger
Carino's Italian Grill
Ford Drive One
Baker-Curb Racing Todd Gordon Roush-Yates
Gary Baker bought Brewco in 2007. The team moved to Nashville and Coleman will drive the full season with Kleenex sponsorship. Carino's sponosored the team at Mexico. Coleman left the team after Watkins Glen to focus on the #96 Cup car. Gilliland drove at Michigan with Ford Drive One sponsorship. Atwood was in the car at Richmond (fall). Jason Keller took over driving duties starting at Dover in September.

28 Kirk Shelmerdine
Brian Keselowski
Kenny Wallace
Chevy U.S. Border Patrol
Lilly Trucking
Fanista.com
Jay Robinson Racing Chris Rice Jay Robinson Racing
Shelmerdine drove at Daytona (Feb) with Lilly Trucking as the sponsor. Fanista.com was the sponsor at California (February). The team announced a sponsorship agreement with the US Border Patrol at Bristol (March) for the remainder of the season (excluding Mexico and Canada). Kenny Wallace was announced as the driver for the remainder of the season on March 18, prior to Nashville and the team took the #36 Fitz Motorsports owner points.

29 Scott Wimmer
Jeff Burton
Chevy Holiday Inn
Holiday Inn Express
Richard Childress Pat Smith Earnhardt-Childress
Wimmer drove 23 races. Burton drove 12 races.

32 Brian Vickers
Kyle Busch
Denny Hamlin
James Buescher
Michel Jourdain
Jacques Villeneuve
Toyota Dollar General
LifeLock

Hass Avocados
Beringer
ABF Freight
Great Clips
Braun Racing Trent Owens
Todd Lohse
TRD
Dollar General will be the primary sponsor for 11 races and associate for all others the team runs. Vickers, Busch, and Hamlin will split driving duties between the #10 and #32 when Dollar General is the sponsor. Hass will sponsor nine racees - Hamlin will drive at Daytona, Talladega, New Hampshire, Chicago, Dover in September, Texas in November and Homestead-Miami; Busch will drive at Mexico, Bristol in March and May. Kyle Busch will drive with Beringer sponsorship at California in February, Darlington in May, and Phoenix in November. Vickers will pilot the #32 entry at Atlanta Speedway, Texas in April, Michigan, California in August, Richmond in September and Kansas. Vickers and ABF will compete as the #10 entry including at Daytona in February, Lowe’s in May, and Bristol in August. Buescher will drive at Phoenix, Kentucky, Milwaukee, Gateway, O’Reilly Raceway Park and Memphis. Jourdain drove in Mexico. Great Clips sponsored Buescher at Phoenix. Jacques Villeneuve drove at Montreal. LifeLock was the sponsor at Kansas.

33 Kevin Harvick
Cale Gale
Ron Hornaday
Ryan Newman
Chevy Campaing World
RoadLoans.com
Rheem
Kevin Harvick Rick Ren Earnhardt-Childress
Harvick will drive 22 races, Gale 11 races and Hornaday 2 races. Rheem will sponsor Harvick at Richmond (May 2) and at Lowe’s (Oct. 10). Newman drove at Homestead.

38 Jason Leffler Toyota Great Clips
Comcast
Braun Racing Todd Lohse TRD
Great Clips returned for the full season. Comcast was the sponsor at Chicago.

40 (was 42) Dario Franchitti
Reed Sorenson
Bryan Clauson
Scott Pruett
Kevin Hamlin
Juan Montoya
Dodge Fastenal
Energizer
Chip Ganassi Brad Parrott Ernie Elliott
Clauson will drive the majority of the races. After the shutdown of the #40 cup team, Franchitti will run the following NNS races: Michigan, Bristol, Richmond, Kansas, Lowe's, and Phoenix. Bryan Clauson and the team of CGRFS drivers will complete the balance of the 2008 schedule during that time. After Franchitti decided to move back to open wheel, Clauson took over the ride full time. Hamlin was in the car at Memphis. Montoya drove at Texas (November).

47 Kelly Bires Ford Clorox, Wisk
Armor All
STP Octane Booster
Glad Odor Shield
Tom's
JTG/Daugherty Racing Scott Zipadelli Roush-Yates
Bires will run the full schedule. STP was the sponsor at Memphis. Glad Odor Shield was the sponsor at Phoenix in November. Tom's Snacks was on the car at Homestead.

52 Donnie Neuenberger
Derrike Cope
Jimmy Means
Scott Gaylord
Tony Raines
Ford Royal Farms
Quaker City Castings
Jimmy Means Jimmy Means Roush-Yates
Nuenberger announced a deal for 4 races with Royal Farms sponsorship. Quaker City will sponsor Neuenberger at Daytona (July), Michigan, and Homestead. Gaylord was in the car at Montreal. Raines was in the car at Richmond (fall) and Lowe's (fall).

59 Marcos Ambrose Ford Kingsford Charcol
Bush’s Baked Beans
STP
JTG/Daugherty Racing Gary Cogswell Roush-Yates
Ambrose will return for a full Nationwide Season and is expected to run some Cup races. STP will be the sponsor at Kentucky, Milwaukee, New Hampshire, Montreal and Watkins Glen.

60 Carl Edwards Ford CitiFinancial
Aflac
Miracle-Gro
Sharp AQUOS/3M Vikuiti
Scotts
World Financial Group
VitaminWater
Planters Peanuts
Save-A-Lot
Under Armour
Jack Roush Drew Blickensderfer Roush-Yates
Edwards will run a full Nationwide Season again. Aflac will sponsor one of the Roush teams in 2008. CitiFinancial will sponsor a Roush Car (either #16, #17, or #60 in all 35 races). Planters will be the sponsor at Michigan. Save-A-Lot will be the primary sponsor for 12 races - Las Vegas, Talladega, Richmond, Dover, Milwaukee, Daytona, Watkins Glen, Bristol, Fontana, Texas, and Homestead. Under Armour was the sponsor at New Hampshire.

61 Kevin Lepage
Brandon Whitt
Stan Barrett
Ford Cone Solvents Specialty Racing
Doug Taylor & Charles Shoffner
Doug Taylor Roush-Yates
Team plans to run full season but sponsorship could cut that short. Cone Solvents was on the car at Nashville (June) and the car was run by front Row Motorsports. Whitt announced a deal on July 7 to drive for the remainder of the season with the team. Barrett was in the car at Montreal.

64 David Stremme
Max Papis?
Chevy Atreus Homes
Penske Truck Rental
RWI
Rusty Wallace
Dale Ferguson Earnhardt-Childress Racing
Austin was scheduled to run 15 races and Stremme all Nationwide/Cup companion races. Papis plans to drive the road course races. Penske Truck Rental will be the sponsor at ORP, Michigan, Bristol, and California. Chase Austin was scheduled to run some races but never did and was released in late September.

66 Steve Wallace Chevy Atreus Homes
Jimmy John's
5-Hour Energy
RWI
Rusty Wallace
Harold Holly Earnhardt-Childress Racing
Wallace will run full time again. Jimmy John's will be the primary sponsor for 10 races and an associate for the remainder. 5-Hour Energy will be the primary sponsor at Montreal, Bristol, Richmond and Charlotte.

81 (was 72) DJ Kennington
Brad Baker
Bryan Clauson
Shane Huffman
Kevin Hamlin
Dodge Vector Security?>
STP Tools
Mahindra
MacDonald Motorsports Bob Hewitt ?
Team ran the full season. DJ Kennington is scheduled to run 20 races. STP Tools will sponsor the team at Daytona. Mahindra will be the sponsor at California, Atlanta, and Texas. Brad Baker drove at Lowe's (May). Clauson will drive at Dover (June). Team announced June 3 that Mahindra would be the primary sponsor for the remainder of the season where they had not yet signed a sponsor. Shane Huffman was the driver at Gateway. Hamlin was the driver at California (fall).

88 Brad Keselowski Chevy U.S. Navy JR Motorsports Tony Eury, Sr. Hendrick
The Navy and Keselowski were back for a full season.

89 Morgan Shepherd Dodge Racing With Jesus
Dale Jarrett Racing Adventure
Faith Motorsports Richard Schramm Ernie Elliott
Morgan ran a full schedule. Dale Jarrett Racing Adventure was the sponsor at Lowe's (fall).

90 Steve Grissom
Scott Lynch
Todd Bodine
Johnny Chapman
Don Thomson
Chevy ? Marcia Parsons David Ingram ?
Unknown plans. Appears to be a start and park team. Used a variety of drivers throughout the season. Grissom drove at Daytona, Lynch drove at California, Bodine drove at Las Vegas, Chapman drove at Atlanta. Thomson was in the car at Montreal.

91 Larry Gunselman
Kenny Hendrick
Terry Cook
Ted Musgrave
Scott Steckly
Michael McDowell
Ford ? Stacey Humphrey James Daly Roush-Yates?
Unknown plans. Appears to be a start and park team. Used a variety of drivers throughout the season. Appears to be companion to the #90 team. Gunselman was released after Talladega. Musgrave was in the car in Milwaukee. Steckly was in the car at Montreal. McDowell was in at Watkins Glen.

99 David Reutimann Toyota Aarons Rent
XM Radio
NAPA Auto Parts
Best Western
Michael Waltrip Jerry Baxter TRD
Reutimann will run another full Nationwide season. Best Western was the primary sponsor at Phoenix in April.

PART TIME TEAMS / SOME "NATIONWIDE WACKERS" / UNKNOWN / LIMITED DETAILS
CAR# DRIVER MANU SPONSOR LISTED OWNER CREW CHIEF ENGINES
0* Kertus Davis
Dwayne Liek
Mike Potter
Danny Elfland
J.C. Stout
Brad Teague
Wheeler Boys
Larry Gunselman
David Green
Chevy ? Davis Motorsports Steven Jenkins Barnes & Reese Racing Engines
The team sold off most of their inventory and initially planned to just run the first five races of 2008 in hopes of securing sponsorship for the rest of the season. Davis left the family team following the June Nashville race. Stout was in the car at Milwaukee. Teague was in the car at Daytona (July). Boys was in the car at Montreal. Gunselman ran most of the races late in the season. The team attempted every race except Texas in the fall. David Green was in the car at Homestead.

00* Michael McDowell
Josh Wise
Toyota Aarons Rent
NAPA Auto Parts
Rimco
Michael Waltrip Bobby Kennedy TRD
Team ran a limited schedule. Rimco was the sponsor at Daytona (February). Wise was in the car at Richmond (fall), Lowe's (fall), and Homestead.

02* Andy Ponstein Chevy Stott Classic Racing Corrie Stott Corrie Stott ?
Team showed up at Richmond (May) and ran several races through July. Attempted Lowe's in October but DNQ.

03* Todd Bodine
Justin Marks
Michael Annett
Toyota ? Germain Racing Mike Hillman Jr. TRD
Team planned to run a handful of races near the end of the season in preparation for 2009. Marks will drive several races at the end of the year, starting at Lowe's. Annett was in the car at Homestead.

8* Martin Truex, Jr.
Kerry Earnhardt
Chevy Freightliner
Bass Pro Shops
DEI Kevin Manion DEI
Freightliner was the sponsor at Daytona (February). Earnhardt was in the car at Daytona (July) with Bass Pro sponsorship.

09* John Wes Townley Ford Zaxby's RAB Racing with Brack Maggard Blake Bainbridge Roush-Yates
Team attempted the Fall Bristol and Dover races, fall Lowe's race and Memphis, Texas, Phoenix, and Homestead.

10* Brian Vickers
Kyle Busch
Denny Hamlin
Justin Marks
Toyota ABF
Fan1st.com
Seymour Paint
Dollar General
Future Electronics
Braun Racing Trent Owens
Todd Lohse
TRD
Dollar General will be the primary sponsor for 1 race and associate for all others the team runs. Vickers, Busch, and Hamlin will split driving duties between the #10 and #32 when Dollar General is the sponsor. Vickers will pilot the #32 entry at Atlanta Speedway, Texas in April, Michigan, California in August, Richmond in September and Kansas. Vickers and ABF will compete as the #10 entry including at Daytona in February, Lowe’s in May, and Bristol in August. Marks drove at Montreal with Future Electronics sponsorship.

12* Sam Hornish
Ryan Newman
Kurt Busch
Justin Allgaier
Dodge Alltel
Penske Truck Leasing
Mobile One
Kodak Easy Share
Penske Racing South Matt Gimbel Penske-Jasper
Hornish will drive 12 Nationwide races. Allgaier will drive at Lowe's (fall), Texas (fall) and Homestead.

13* Shelby Howard Chevy Bobcat/FarmPaint.com Thorsport Racing Chris Rice ?
Team attempted the ORP & Fall Bristol Races.

14* David Gilliland
Eric Norris
Ford ? Donnie Richardson Bob Edwards Roush-Yates
Team ran at Daytona with Gilliland. They were entered at California with Norris but withdrew.

15* Paul Menard
Martin Truex, Jr.
Jeffrey Earnhardt?
Chevy Menards
Turtle Wax
DEI Kevin Manion DEI
Jeffrey Earnhardt was expected to run 7 races for DEI in 2008 but did not.

17* Matt Kenseth
Jamie McMurray
Eric Darnell
Ford CitiFinancial
Arby's
Valvoline
Aflac?
Roush Fenway Racing Pierre Kuettel Roush-Yates
Kenseth is likely to continue a partial schedule in 2008. CitiFinancial will sponsor a Roush Car (either #16, #17, or #60 in all 35 races). Darnell will run 6 races in 2008, at least 1 of them (Mexico City) in the #17. Other races scheduled for Darnell are O'Reilly Raceway Park, the Milwaukee Mile, Gateway, Daytona Speedway in July and Montreal. Arby's will be Kenseth's sponsor at Atlanta and Kansas. Valvoline was the sponsor at Chicago.

18* Kyle Busch
Marc Davis

Denny Hamlin
Joey Lagano
Toyota Southern Farm Bureau Insurance Company
DLP HDTV

Z-Line
Interstate Batteries
Joe Gibbs Hot Rod Oil
Joe Gibbs Jason Ratcliff
Doug Hewitt
Joe Gibbs Racing
Farm Bureau Insurance will be the primary sponsor at Atlanta, Darlington, Kentucky, Daytona, Richmond and Texas. Kyle Busch is expected to run 20-26 races. Hamlin will drive for Z-Line March 15 at Bristol, April 11 at Phoenix and May 2 at Richmond (in the #18 or #20). Busch will drive for Z-Line Designs March 22 at Nashville, July 11 at Chicago, July 26 at O’Reilly Raceway Park, Aug. 22 at Bristol, Aug. 30 at California, Sept. 20 at Dover and Nov. 15 at Homestead-Miami (in the #18 or #20). Interstate Batteries will be the sponsor at Daytona (Feburary) and Las Vegas. The team will skip California (February) due to lack of sponsorship. DLP was the sponsor at Texas (April). Joe Gibbs Hot Rod Oil was on the car at Dover. Dais will make his NNS debut at Memphis.

19* Chase Miller Dodge Verizon Wireless
Motorola
Gillett Evernham Motorsports Kevin Kidd Evernham
Second GEM team made its debut at Lowe's in May and also ran Lowe's in October.

21* Bobby Labonte
Stephen Leicht
Scott Wimmer?
Tim McCreadie?
Chevy Realtree Richard Childress Shane Wilson Earnhardt-Childress
AutoZone did not return in 2008. Labonte was scheduled to drive 15 races. Leicht ran 3 races. Realtree sponsored Labonte at Daytona (February). The team ran full time until the Mexico City race and then decided to stop running unsponsored races.

23*? Robert Richardson Chevy ? R3 Motorsports Mark Nelson ?
Team planned to attempt at least 8 races, the first being Lowe's in May. Then ended up running several races near the end of the season.

26* Jamie McMurray
Greg Biffle
Todd Kluever
Erik Darnell
Ford Dish Network
Oreo
The Weather Channel
Aflac
Roush Fenway Racing Pat Tryson Roush-Yates
A variety of Roush drivers ran a limited schedule.

30* Stanton Barrett Chevy NOS Energy Drink
Planet Green Unlimited
GATORBOXx 100
SKI Motorsports Ricky Pearson Earnhardt-Childress
Team origanlly planed a full Nationwide effort and at least 4 Cup races. Barrett will drive with NOS Energy Drink Chevy sponsorship at Daytona (both events), Las Vegas, Bristol, Texas (both events), Montreal, California and Dover. Planet Green Unlimited and the GATORBOXx 100 were the sponsors at Homestead.

31* Stan Barrett
Kenny Hendrick
Shane Huffman
Jeff Fuller
Chevy NOS Energy Drink SKI Motorsports Mike Dayrton Earnhardt-Childress
Second car for the #30 team. Huffman was in the car at Daytona (July). Fuller was in the car at Montreal.

31* Jeff Green Chevy ? Key Motorsports Tommy Morgan ?
Team debuted at Richmond in May and ran a limited number of races.

35 Danny O'Quinn Ford ? Ed Rensi
Sam Rensi
Gary Weisbaum
? Roush-Yates
Team attempted the fall Lowe's race and Memphis, Texas, Phoenix, and Homestead.

36* Kenny Wallace Dodge Shark Energy Drink
Supercuts
Afdent Dentistry
Fitz Motorsports Rick Gay Evernham
Shark Energy Drink was scheduled to sponsor 25 races. Afdent Dentistry was the sponsor at Bristol (March). Team announced after Bristol that they were scaling back.

37* Brad Baker
Burney Lamar
Greg Biffle
John Young
Ford ? Baker-Curb Racing Jeff White Roush-Yates
Gary Baker bought Brewco in September 2007. The team moved to Nashville. This team will depend on sponsorship. John Young drove the car at Phoenix (spring).

41* Bryan Clauson
Reed Sorenson?
Kyle Krisloff
Dodge Energizer
Imation/Memorex
Chip Ganassi Brad Parrott Ernie Elliott
Team needed sponsorship to run. Krisiloff drove at Las Vegas (February), Nashville (March), and select other races.

42 Juan Montoya Dodge POWERade Chip Ganassi Steve Lane Ernie Elliott
Team ran at Homestead.

43* ? Ford ? Baker-Curb Racing ? Roush-Yates
The team wanted to run a limited number of races but did not.

43* Kevin Lepage Chevy Long John Silvers Jimmy Means ? ?
Attempted Chicago race

45?* Chad McCumbee Dodge ? Kyle Petty ? Evernham
McCumbee was expected to run a partial schedule, but sponsorship was not found.

46* Carl Long Dodge ? Carl Long ? ?
Attempted Darlington race.

48* Jimmie Johnson Chevy Lowe's JR Motorsports Chad Knaus Hendrick
Third JR Motosports team ran at Watkins Glen.

49* Kertus Davis Chevy ? Jay Robinson ? ?
Davis is running a limited schedule in the #49.

50* Jeremy Clements Chevy Boudreaux's Butt Paste Tony Clements ? ?
Team showed up at Chicago and run a limited number of other races

52*? Ken Schrader? ? Federated Auto Parts Ken Schrader Racing ? ?
Limited number of races were planned but they did not.

55* Chad Chaffin
Donnie Neuenberger
Ford ? Jimmy Means ? ?
Second Jimmy Means team. Attempted Milwaukee with Chaffin and New Hampshire with Neuenberger.

55* Robby Gordon
Brian Ickler
Dodge Jim Beam
Verizon?
Robby Gordon Blake Bainbridge Evernham
Gordon is likely to continue with a limited schedule in 2008. Jim Beam will be the sponsor in 2 races. The team ran at Chicago and Watkins Glen. Ickler drove at Phoenix in the fall.

56* Danny O'Quinn
Travis Kittleson
Chevy Barr-Nunn Mac Hill Motorsports
Jack McNelly
Tony Lambert Fisher
O'Quinn will continue running for Mac Hill. Barr Nunn was the sponosr at Daytona and Bristol (March). Kittleson will drive at Nashville (June), O'Reilly Raceway Park and Milwaukee.

57* Chad Beahr Dodge dverve.net Chad Beahr ? ?
Team is planning a partial schedule.

62* Brandon Whitt Ford ? Specialty Racing Doug Taylor Roush-Yates
Whitt ran a second Specialty Racing car at Montreal and Watkins Glen.

65* Stan Silva Jr Chevy A&S Metals/Stan Silva, Jr Trucking Stan Silva Shaun Capener ?
Team ran at Montreal, Watkins Glen and Phoenix (fall).

70* Mark Green Chevy Foretravel Motorcoach ML Motorsports
Mary Louise Miller & Stephany Mullen
Brian Ross Pro Motors
The team planned to run approximately 20 races.

73* Larry Gunselman
Kevin Lepage
Dodge ? Derrike Cope ? ?
Team is running a limited schedule.

75* Tim Weaver Chevy ? Morgan Shepherd ? ?
Attempted Memphis

75* Brett Rowe Dodge Alumni of Marshall University Herd Racing LLC
Dana and Tonya Tomes
Chad Beahr Ernie Elliott
Team planned to run a minimum of six stand-alone events, starting at Bristol(March). However, due to trouble finding sponsorship, they decided to pool resources with Day Enterprises in select races starting at Lowe's (May).

76* Ryan Hackett Ford J and R Supply ? Rodney Goodman Fox
Team debuted at Richmond in May.

77* Kevin Harvick
Bobby Labonte
Cale Gale
Chevy Dollar General
VFW
Rheem
Kevin Harvick Jason Meeks Earnhardt-Childress
Gale is expected to run 7-8 races in the car. The VFW will be the primary sponsor for Cale Gale at Lowe’s (May), Daytona (July), Kansas, Texas (November). Rheem will sponsor Gale at Daytona and Atlanta.

78* Nick Tucker
Johnny Sauter
Jason White
Dodge ? Derrike Cope ? ?
Team is running a limited schedule.

83* Johnny Borneman III Ford RedLine Oil
Twisted X Boots
Debra Borneman ? PME
Team plans to run both California races, Las Vegas, and the November Phoenix Race

83 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevy U.S. Navy JR Motorsports Lance McGrew Hendrick
Team ran the May race at Lowe's.

84* Mike Harmon
Carl Long
Chevy D.A.B. Constructors, Inc
M-150 Energy Drink
Elite 2 Racing/Mike Harmon George Bartlett ?
Team initially planned a full season effort but scaled back to a partial schedule. D.A.B. Constructors, Inc. was the sponsor at Daytona. M-150 Energy Drink was the sponsor at California and Las Vegas. Carl Long was in the car at Lowes (May). Lepage was in the car at Gateway (DNQ)

87* Joe Nemechek Chevy ? NEMCO Motorsports ? Hendrick
Nemechek wants to get his Nationwide program back to full time but only attempted Daytona in February.

92* Kyle Busch Toyota Zippo Riley-D'Hondt ? TRD
Busch drove for the team at Watkins Glen.

92* Brian Keselowski Dodge ? Dusty Whitney ? ?
Team ran a limited schedule.

95?* Willie Allen Dodge USALABS.com Sadler Hamilton Racing Danny Gill Ernie Elliott
Bobby Hamilton Jr. bought half the team in January. The team will run a limited schedule. Allen will drive at Daytona with sponsorship from USALABS.com. He is also scheduled to drive at Nasvhille, Memphis, Talladega, and Memphis.

98* Johnny Sauter Chevy ? Cary Agajanian ? ?
Team attempted Michigan and Bristol.

98* Alex Garcia Chevy Dixien/Omni-Source Transnet Stan Hover ?
Team ran the road course races and a handful of others.

? Boris Said Ford No Fear Boris Said Frank Stoddard Roush-Yates
Boris plans to run the Nationwide road course races.

? Garrett Liberty Dodge MC2 Energy Drink MC2 Energy Drink Racing ? ?
Team planned to attempt seven races starting and ORP, but never showed up.

? Chris Bristol ? Good Neighbor Pharmacy Diversified Racing Solutions ? ?
Plans announced for a 2008 team with sponsorship from Good Neighbor Pharmacy, but never showed up.

? ? ? ? RCM Racing/Rick Clark ? ?
Team wanted to run a full season, but no details announced and they never showed up at the track.


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