2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Team / Driver Chart

NOTE: This is a totally unofficial page compiled by Jayski from many different sources.
I try to make it as complete as possible and update it as often possible, sometimes each day.
It's a guide to what I hear is happening and what has been announced.

Updated 10-25-2013

2013 NASCAR Nationwide Series Team/Driver Chart
2013 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Team/Driver Chart

2013 Rookie of the Year Candidates (ROTY)

#32-Timmy Hill (plans to run 18-20 races)
#10-Danica Patrick
#17-Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
current rules:

seven is the most Sprint Cup races a driver can run in a season and still run for ROTY
BUT that rules is waved if not running for Sprint Cup Series points, no more real info on those rules.
rules and info about the Rookie of the Year program can be found on:
Jayski's Rookie of the Year Page

NOTE on YELLOW STRIPES:
sometimes a driver not up for the ROTY award may run the yellow stripes on the
back bumper of the car if running on a race track the driver has never competed on before

  • Unofficial full-time rides by Manufacturer and Car# Assignments
    39 Full Time Teams
    Chevy: 17 Teams 1,5,7,10,14,24,27,29,31,33,36,39,42,48,51,78,88
    Ford: 12 Teams - 2,9,13,16,17,22,32,34,35,38,43,99
    Toyota: 10 Teams - 11,15,18,20,30,47,55,56,83,87,93

  • Some Part-Time Teams by car # that may / will attempt a race or races in 2013:
    Chevy: 40
    Ford: 12,21,44,79,95,98
    Toyota: 19,52,81

  • Unassigned Numbers for 2012
    00,01,02,03,04,05,06,07,08,09,
    0,3,4,6,8,23,26,25,28,37,41,45,46,49,50,
    53,54,57,58,59,60,61,62,63,64,65,
    66,67,68,69,70,71,72,73,74,75,76,77,
    80,82,84,85,86,89,90,91,92,94,96,97
    Numbers are owned and assigned by NASCAR, teams can request a number and hold the license

CHART KEYS
* part time team
? unknown or a rumor for that section
ROTY = Rookie of the Year Candidate
(i) = not running for Sprint Cup Series points
Red Font = new driver, sponsor, car#, owner, crew chief..etc
A team in all red = new full time or part time team for this season

Teams Scheduled to run Full Time
CAR#
(click # for news)
DRIVER
(contract end year..if known)
MANUFACTURER PRIMARY SPONSORS
(number of races...if known)
LISTED OWNERS / TEAM CREW CHIEF ENGINE BUILDER / SUPPLIER
NOTES.................
1 Jamie McMurray 2013 Chevy McDonald's (15 races)
Cessna / Textron / EZGO / Bad Boy Buggies (10 races)
LiftMaster (Dover-Sept)
Bass Pro Shops (2 races)
Banana Boat (1 race)
Earnhardt Ganassi Racing
Teresa Earnhardt
Chip Ganassi
Felix Sabates
Kevin Manion Hendrick Motorsports
McMurray says he and the sponsors will return in 2014 (8-24-2013). Cessna comes aboard to sponsor the #1 for 10 races in 2013 (8-23-2013). McDonald's will sponsor the #1 for more races in 2013. Bass Pro Shops. who leave for the #14 SHR team, will be the primary sponsor for two races in 2013 (12-27-2012). Hendrick Motorsports takes over from Earnhardt-Childress Racing as engine supplier in 2013 (11-2-2012). Supposedly Bass Pro Shops will still sponsor the #1 for a few races in 2013, McDonald's will return and LiftMaster will sponsor the car for one race, Dover in Sept 2013 (10-27-2012). Bass Pro Shops will sponsor #14-Stewart for 18 races and may still sponsor McMurray for some races in 2013 (10-6-2012). McMurray re-signed at least thru 2013, no word how long he is signed for (8-12-2012). No word which of the sponsors return in 2013; Belkin sponsored one race, Banana Boat a race; LiftMaster a race and McDonald's and Bass Pro Shops were the primary sponsors, each about 15 races or so
2 Brad Keselowski 2015
2012 Champion
Ford 2017 Miller Lite 2015 Penske Racing
Roger Penske
Paul Wolfe 2015 Roush-Yates
Penske Racing switches to Ford in 2013 thru 2017 (3-1-2012). Miller Lite, Keselowski (2015 is an option year) and Wolfe extended to 2015 (1-26-2012)
5 Kasey Kahne 2015 Chevy Farmers Insurance (22 races)(2014)
Quaker State Oil (4 races)(2013)
Hendrickcars.com
Time Warner Cable (6 races)(2015)
Great Clips (3 races)(2013)
Rick Hendrick Kenny Francis Hendrick Motorsports
Time Warner adds two races as sponsor for a total of six in 2013 and five races in both 2014 and 2015 (9-4-2013). Kahne signed thru 2015, Farmers Insurance is signed thru 2014 for 22 races, Quaker State signed for four races thru 2013. Trina Solar, a Chinese solar panel manufacturer, was rumored to become a new sponsor for 9 races but haven't heard much about that in 6 months
7 [was 10] Dave Blaney 2013
Justin Marks (Sonoma)
Chevy SANY America (14 races)
Florida Lottery (3 races)
GoPro
Tommy Baldwin Racing
Tommy Baldwin Jr.
Tommy Baldwin Jr. Earnhardt-Childress Racing Engines / Pro Motor Engines
Justin Marks will run the car at Sonoma with GoPro as the sponsor (5-28-2013). TBR added Charlie Langenstein as the Competition Director and Joe Lax as Crew Chief for JJ Yeley's #36 (2-11-2013). Florida Lottery will sponsor the #7 at the three Florida races, Daytona & Homestead (2-2-2013). SANY will sponsor the car for 14 races, starting at Phoenix in March (1-31-2013). TBR switched from #36 to the #7 for their main team, a tribute to team owner Tommy Baldwin,Jr.'s late father, Tom Baldwin, Sr., who was a beloved NASCAR Modified driver, and sported the number 7NY throughout his career. The team will use points from the #10 team, which was a TBR team in 2012 (1-17-2013). TBR plans to field a two car team the #7 and a yet un-numbered team (maybe their old #36 from 2012). No word on sponsors or drivers. Ryan Blaney will not return to drive TBR's NNS car. The team plans to use ECR and Pro Motor engines in 2013 (12-31-2012). No word if Dave Blaney returns. Crew chief, Ryan Pemberton left midseason and headed to JR Motorsports. Looks like it will not be associated with Stewart Haas Racing in 2013 as Danica Patrick will run full time for SHR in the #10 Chevy
9 Marcos Ambrose 2013 Ford 2013 Stanley Black & Decker 2013
DeWalt
Stanley
Richard Petty Motorsports
Richard Petty
Andy Murstein
Doug Bergeron
Drew Blickensderfer Yates/Roush
Almirola and Ambrose re-signed to stay with RPM thru 2013 (11-16-2012). Drew Blickensderfer moves over from Richard Childress Racing's #31 team after Martinsville in October. Former crew chief Mike Ford may head to BK Racing [#83 & #93](10-29-2012).Ford and RPM announced they will partner up for 2013, Stanley /DeWalt to return as sponsor, Ambrose supposedly close to re-signing (10-19-2012). Ambrose & RPM are closing to re-upping for at least another year in 2013 (10-1-2012). After Richmond in September the #9 and #43 swapped crew chiefs and crews with Todd Parrott heading to the #43 and Mike Ford to the #9 (9-11-2012). Some rumors had RPM switching to Dodge in 2013 but Dodge decided to leave the sport at the end of the 2012 season (8-7-2012).
10 [was 49] Danica Patrick Chevy GoDaddy.com 2014 Stewart Haas Racing
Tony Stewart
Joe Custer
Gene Haas
Tony Gibson Hendrick Motorsports
GoDaddy.com is signed thru 2014 (7-31-2013). Has owners points from the now closed #49 team for the first three races (1-15-2013). Tony Gibson and crew move over from the #39 team starting at Martinsville in 2012 (10-19-2012). Patrick scheduled to run full 2013 season after running ten races in 2012. Greg Zipadelli named Competition Director for Stewart-Haas Racing before 2012 season and acted as Patrick's crew chief in 2012
11 Denny Hamlin 2013+(injured)
Mark Martin (1 race)
Brian Vickers (4 races)
Toyota FedEx Express
FedEx Freight
FedEx Ground
FedEx Office
Sport Clips (2 races)
Joe Gibbs Racing Darian Grubb Toyota Racing Development (TRD)
Hamlin came back a race early and started at Talladega, ran 25 laps and Brian Vickers took over to finish the race. Hamlin ran the full race at Darlington (5-12-2013). Hamlin injured in Auto Club 400 last lap accident and will miss five races: Martinsville, Texas, Kansas, Richmond and Talladega. Mark Martin will run the car at Martinsville and Vickers the other four races (3-29-2013). Hamlin signed a contract to stay at least thru 2013, probably a 3-year deal. FedEx returns as the sponsor with Sports Clips on for two races.
13 Casey Mears 2014 Ford GEICO
2014
Valvoline NextGen
Germain Racing Bootie Barker Yates/Roush
GEICO is signed thru 2014, Mears supposedly re-signed thru 2014. No word on any changes. Germain would like to expand to two cars but no word if that will happen in 2013
14 Tony Stewart
(2002, 2005, 2011 Champion)>
Max Papis (Watkins Glen)
Austin Dillon(i)(2 races)
Mark Martin (12 races)
Chevy Bass Pro Shops (18 races)
Mobil 1 (11 races)
Rush Truck Centers (3 races)
Stewart Haas Racing
Tony Stewart
Joe Custer
Gene Haas
Steve Addington Hendrick Motorsports
Martin took over at Bristol and will run 12 of the final 13 races with Dillon running at Talladega in Oct (8-22-2013). Stewart broke his leg in a sprint car wreck before the Watkins Glen race and Max Papis drove the #14 there. Austin Dillon will drive at Michigan in August (8-12-2013). Bass Pro Shops will be the co-sponsor for Stewart for 18 races in 2013 with Mobil 1 staying aboard and doing 11 races. 9 races are still unsponsored (10-4-2012). Office Depot will leave the sport and the #14 team after the 2012 season, Mobil 1 will return (9-2-2012). SHR expands to three full time teams with Danica Patrick running the full season in 2013. SHR needs sponsorship for the #39 car for Ryan Newman (7-17-2012)
15 Clint Bowyer 2014 Toyota 2013+ Five Hour Energy Drink 2014 (? races)
Peak(4 races)
RK Motors (1 race)
NAPA Filters (1 race)
Gander Mountain (Texas - Apr)
Toyota Cares
KFC Ate the Bones
Michael Waltrip Racing
Michael Waltrip
Robert Kauffman
Johnny Harris
Brian Pattie Toyota Racing Development (TRD)
Gander Mountain will be the sponsor at Texas in April (4-4-2013). RK Motors and NAPA Filters have both sponsored the car one race so far in 2013 (4-4-2013). Peak Motor Oil to be the primary sponsor at three races. Bowyer signed thru 2014, no word on any changes and Five Hour Energy Drink is expected to return in 2013 after being the sponsor for 35 races in 2012. Toyota and MWR are signed thru at least 2013
16 Greg Biffle 2014 Ford 3M (~29 races) 2014
American Red Cross (2 races)
Meguiars
Roush Fenway Racing
Jack Roush
Matt Puccia Yates/Roush
Biffle and sponsor 3M signed thru 2014, the Red Cross will be the sponsor for two races and Meguiars for at least one
17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (ROTY) Ford Best Buy (12 races)
Zest (6 races)
Fifth Third Bank (4 races)
Valvoline NextGen (1 race)
Ford Ecoboost (1 race)
Roush Fenway Racing
Jack Roush
John Henry
Scott Graves Yates/Roush
Ford Ecoboost to be the sponsor at Sonoma (6-18-2013). Scott Graves, who was Stenhouse Jr.'s crew chief when he drove the #6 Ford in a few 2012 races and was the #99 Engineer, will move over to the #17 as the crew chief in 2013 (11-14-2012). Best Buy, Fifth Third Bank and Zest will return in 2012, with each increasing their commitment in 2013. With their involvement, the majority of Stenhouse's races for 2013 are fully sponsored (9-14-2012). Matt Kenseth leaves after the 2012 season with Stenhouse taking the this ride. Kenseth heads to Joe Gibbs Racing to run the #20 Toyota. All indications are that Fennig will stay as the crew chief in 2013. No word on any plans for the team to switch from #17 to the #6,
18 Kyle Busch 2016+ Toyota M&M's 2013
Snickers Bites
DoubleMint
Interstate Batteries (6 races)
Joe Gibbs Racing Dave Rogers Toyota Racing Development (TRD)
Busch and JGR extended Busch's contract, supposedly thru the 2016 season.
20 Matt Kenseth 2013+
(2003 Champion)
Toyota Home Depot (21 races)
Dollar General (17 races)
Joe Gibbs Racing Jason Ratcliff Toyota Racing Development (TRD)
Dollar General ups their races as primary sponsor to 17, with Home Depot dropping back to 21 or so (11-6-2012). Kenseth will drive the car with sponsorship from Home Depot and Dollar General. Looks like the team will keep and run the #20, Ratcliff will remain as the crew chief (9-4-2012). All indications are that and been told that Kenseth, who announced he was leaving Roush Fenway Racing at the end of the 2012 season on June 26th, will move to the #20 ride at Joe Gibbs Racing with Home Depot and Dollar General staying as sponsors. Joey Logano will leave JGR and head to the #22 ride at Penske Racing Jason Ratcliff stays as the crew chief for Kenseth
22 Joey Logano Ford 2017 Shell-Pennzoil 2018
AAA / Southern California Auto Club
Penske Racing
Roger Penske
Todd Gordon 2013 Roush-Yates
Pennzoil and Penske extended their contract, saying it was a multi-year deal, thru at least 2015, others reports have it thru 2018 (1-24-2013). Todd Gordon will return as crew chief in 2013 for Joey Lagaono (10-31-2012). Joey Loganao will drive the #22 in 2013 (9-4-2012). Penske Racing August 1st that AJ Allmendinger has been released as driver of the #22 Dodge Charger in the NASCAR Cup Series. Allmendinger was suspended indefinitely by NASCAR last week for a positive drug test. "Penske Racing fully supports NASCAR's substance abuse policy and we are disappointed with AJ's positive drug test results," said Roger Penske. Sam Hornish Jr., will drive the #22 Dodge at Pocono and for the foreseeable future. Penske Racing will evaluate its options for a driver of the #22 car for the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup season (8-1-2012). Joey Logano or Trevor Bayne could take over if Allmendinger's suspension holds up or Sam Hornish Jr. could return to the series full time unless Penske starts a third full-time team in 2013 for Horish Jr.(7-8-2012). Penske Racing switches to Ford in 2013 thru 2017 (3-1-2012). Shell-Pennzoil moved over to Penske Racing in 2011 for a long term deal, supposedly thru at least 2014, but almost left after Kurt Busch's run-in with ESPN's Dr Jerry Punch at Homestead in 2011.
24 Jeff Gordon 2013/lifetime
(1995,1997,1998,2001
Champion)
Chevy Drive to End Hunger (22 races) 2014
Pepsi (2 races)
Axalta Coating Systems (14 races) 2013
Rick Hendrick
Jeff Gordon
Alan Gustafson
2014
Hendrick Motorsports
The Carlyle Group acquired DuPont's paint business, which sponsors the #24, has been rebranded as Axalta Coating Systems. The Axalta Coating Systems name will begin appearing on the #24 team in 2nd Qtr of 2013. Standox, Spies Hecker, Imron and CromaxPro will appear on the car until then (2-4-2013). Drive to End Hunger extends thru 2014, DuPont is signed thru 2013 (10-4-2012). DuPont recently sold off their paint division, no word how it will affect sponsorship or pain scheme in 2013 (9-1-2012). No word on any changes for this team. Drive to End Hunger will be the majority sponsor on the #24 team each season thru 2013, with primary paint schemes in 22 Sprint Cup races annually. No word of DuPont and Pepsi return in 2013 as DuPont has lessened it's involvement. Gordon is signed to a long term 'lifetime' deal with Hendrick, and Gordon says he plans to drive at least thru 2013.
27 Paul Menard 2016 Chevy 2013 Menard's 2016 Richard Childress Racing
Richard Childress
Slugger Labbe 2016 Earnhardt Childress Racing Engines
Sponsor Menards and driver Menard re-signed in May, supposedly for three years. crew chief Labbe had re-signed for three years a bit earlier in the month (5-24-2013).
29 Kevin Harvick 2013 Chevy 2013 Budweiser - 2013 (20 + 2 races)
Jimmy Johns(8 races)
Rheem(6 races)
Richard Childress
Richard Childress Racing
Gil Martin Earnhardt-Childress Racing Engines
Harvick will leave RCR after the 2013 season and move to a 4th Stewart Haas Racing Chevy in 2014. Sponsors Budweiser, Jimmy John's and Rheem sponsorships could go with him (11-9-2012). Crew chief Shane Wilson was released before Bristol in August 2012. Gil Martin took over as crew chief as interim but looks like he will stay the crew chief in 2013 (11-1-2012). Kurt Busch was rumored to a 4th RCR team, but it seems unlikely.(7-16-2012)
30 Cole Whitt
Kevin Swindell
Parker Kligerman
Michael Waltrip (Daytona 500)
Toyota Swan Energy
Lean1 / Nutrition53 (10 races)
Widow Wax (? races)
Genny Light (2 races)
Sandy Hook School Support Fund (Daytona 500)
Brandon Davis
Swan Racing
Steven Lane Triad Racing Technologies
Parker Kligerman to run the #30 at Texas (10-16-2013). Cole Whitt. Kevin Swindell and a driver TBA took over as the driver after Richmond. No word on former driver David Streme's plans (9-6-2013). Genny Light will be the sponsor at Watkins Glen and New Hampshire in Sept (8-9-2013). Widow Wax will be the sponsor at Martinsville. Steven Lane replaces Tony Eury Jr. as the crew chief starting at Martinsville. Eury Jr. moves to the job of director of competition, replacing Steve Hmiel, who left the team (4-5-2013). Ran the #26 in the Daytona 500 with Michael Waltrip driving, showing special tribute to raise awareness and contributions for the Sandy Hook School Support Fund. Former NFL Player Bill Romanowski bought a minority stake in the team and his health supplement company, Nutrition53, will be the primary in 10 events, first Texas in April (1-31-2013). Swan Energy will be the primary sponsor for a majority of the races in 2013 (1-12-2013). Michael Waltrip will run the car in the Daytona 500 (1-10-2013). Tony Eury Jr. announced as the new crew chief (12-10-2012). Brandon Davis, CEO of independent oil and gas company Swan Energy, announced he acquired Inception Racing in late August 2012. His first race as owner was at Richmond in Sept. Davis has tapped Steve Hmiel to be Swan Racing's director of competition. Swan Racing is located in Mooresville, N.C., and will get its horsepower from Triad Racing Technologies. Swan Energy will be the primary sponsor, discussions with additional sponsors are underway and further sponsor announcements are expected early in 2013 (12-5-2012)
31 Jeff Burton 2014 Chevy 2013 Caterpillar (~22 races)
Cheerios (6 races)
Kwikset (1 race)
Innovation Sleep (1 race)
Richard Childress
Richard Childress Racing
Luke Lambert Earnhardt-Childress Racing Engines
Kwikset will be the sponsor at Daytona in July (3-5-2013). Caterpillar Hybrid Excavator will be the sponsor at Texas in April (12-20-2012). Cheerios takes over as the sponsor for six races after running Wheaties colors in 2012 (10-30-2012). Rumors had Kurt Busch moving to this car but RCR squashed them and Burton is supposedly signed thru at least 2013. Indications are that CAT will return as the main sponsor. No word on BB&T sponsorship
32 Ken Schrader (10 races)
Terry Labonte (6 races)
1984,1996 Champ
Timmy Hill ROTY (18-20 races)
Boris Said (road races)
Ford Federated Auto Parts (8 races)
Safe Skies Locks (1 race)
C&J Energy (4 races)
OxyWater (24 races)
U.S. Chrome
Hendrickcars.com
Frank Stoddard
Heidi Stoddard
FAS Lane Racing
Frank Stoddard Jr Yates/Roush
OxyWater signed on to sponsor the car for 24 races in 2013, and full season in 2014 & 2015. Terry Labonte ran the car at Bristol in March (3-15-2013). Schrader had Safe Skies Locks as the sponsor at Phoenix in March (2-25-2013). Labonte also ran the Sprint Unlimited at Daytona in February (2-21-2013). Hill is scheduled to run for Rookie of the Year in about 18-20 races (1-30-2013). Labonte scheduled to run the four restrictor plate races (Daytona & Talladega) with C&J Energy as the sponsor. The team plans to field one car for the Sprint Limited and may field two, for both Schrader and Labonte. Timmy Hill could run some races for the team (1-20-2013). Schrader will return to run 9-10 races in 2013 with Federated Parts as the sponsor for 8 of those races (12-10-2012).
33 Landon Cassill
Tony Raines(i)
Austin Dillon(i)
Ron Fellows (road races)
Brian Scott(i)
Chevy Justin Workboots
Moon Shine Wildfire Camo
Littlejoe's Autos
Honey Nut Cheerios
American Ethanol
Mycogen Seeds
AdvoCare
Canadian Tire
Shore Lodge
Joe Falk John Rahlf
Scott Niset (Dillon)
Earnhardt-Childress Racing Engines
Brian Scott will make his Cup debut at Charlotte in Oct (9-24-2013). Cassill moves over to a 2nd team car, the #40 and Raines runs the #33 (8-26-2013). Austin Dillon scheduled to run at Daytona in Feb, and Indy in July (with Mycogen Seeds as sponsor), Atlanta with AdvoCare (8-26-2013). John Rahlf listed as the crew chief most of the time (4-15-2013). Cassill named the full-time driver of the car. Dillon ran the Daytona 500 and will run a few other races with RCR running the team in those races. Mike Hillman, Sr. will be the crew chief when Cassill is the driver (3-1-2013). Honey Nut Cheerios was the sponsor for the Daytona 500. RCR and Circle Sport share the #33 owners points (12-30-2012). Stephen Leicht ran the majority of the races starting at Richmond in May and won Rookie of the year in 2012. Falk took over ownership after seven races from Richard Childress Racing. No word on 2013 plans or if Leicht returns to drive.
34 David Ragan 2013 Ford Taco Bell
Detail Doctor (Daytona 500)
Peanut Patch (5 races)
CSX Transportation (3 races)
Farm Rich (2 races)
Love's Travel Stop (1 race)
Dockside Logistics (1 race)
Front Row Motorsports
Bob Jenkins
Jay Guy 2013 Yates/Roush
Detail Doctor to be the sponsor for the Daytona 500 (2-14-2013). Love's Travel Stops to sponsor the #34 (Texas) & #38 (Daytona 500) for one race each and either car for one more unannounced race (2-8-2013). Ragan re-signed with FRM thru 2013, crew chief Jay Guy will return as the crew chief. Margaret Holmes Peanut Patch will be the sponsor at four races: Darlington in May, Bristol (one race), Charlotte (one race) and Atlanta in Sept.(12-18-2012)
35 [was 26] Josh Wise(i)
">Michael McDowell (1 race)
Ford MDS Transport
Carson & Newman University (BMS-Aug)
The Pete Store (RIR-Sept)
Blockbuster (Daytona 500)
Front Row Motorsports
Bob Jenkins
Todd Anderson Yates/Roush
The Pete Store.com will be the sponsor at Richmond in Sept (9-4-2013). McDowell drove the car at Watkins Glen (8-11-2013). Todd Anderson comes over from BK Racing as the crew chief starting at Michigan. Finley back to his regular job (6-12-2013). Competition director Derrick Finley is acting crew chief after Crew chief Frankie Kerr moved from this team to the #38 FRM team and driver David Gilliland (4-5-2013). The team switches from #26 to #35 for the 2013 season (2-5-2013). Frankie Kerr named the 2013 crew chief (1-17-2013). From a FRM PR, Wise will return to this team in 2013 with MDS as the sponsor and run the full season (12-18-2012). Ran for Rookie of the Year in 2012 and is attempting all the races in 2012. No word if Front Row Motorsports keeps the third team running and if Wise will return in 2013. 1-800LoanMart was the sponsor for five races. MDS was another multi-race sponsor. Wise is listed as not running for Sprint Cup Series Points (i)
36 J.J. Yeley
Victor Gonzalez Jr.
(road courses)
Chevy Golden Corral (4 restrictor plate races)
Accell Construction (6 races)
United Mining Equipment (6 races)
Tommy Baldwin Racing
Tommy Baldwin Jr.
Joe Lax Earnhardt-Childress Racing Engines / Pro Motor Engines
TBR added Charlie Langenstein as the Competition Director and Joe Lax as Crew Chief for JJ Yeley's #36 (2-11-2013). Accell Construction will be the sponsor for 6 races (both races at Phoenix, Texas & Kansas)(1-30-2013). United Mining Equipment will be the primary sponsor for 3 races (1-29-2013). Golden Corral will sponsor the #36 in the four restrictor plate races, Daytona and Talladega with J.J. Yeley driving (1-28-2013). TBR switched from #36 to the #7 for their main team, a tribute to team owner Tommy Baldwin,Jr.'s late father, Tom Baldwin, Sr.. The #36 is the 2nd team and could run a full season if sponsorship is found. No word on a driver. The #7 team will use points from the #10 team, which was a TBR team in 2012. The team plans to use ECR and Pro Motor engines in 2013 (12-31-2012).
38 David Gilliland 2013 Ford Long John Silver's
Love's Travel Stop (1 race)
Dockside Logistics (1 race)
Frankie Kerr Steven Lane Yates/Roush
Kerr moves over from the #35 FRM team as the crew chief. Former crew chief Steven Lane leaves and heads back to the #30 Swan Racing team (4-5-2013). Steven Lane named the crew chief for Gilliland. Former crew chief Derrick Finley returns to his competition director role with the team (1-17-2013). Gilliland returns in 2013 (12-18-2012)
39 Ryan Newman 2013 Chevy Quicken Loans (18 races)
WIX Filters (3 races)
Outback Steakhouse (3 races)
Aspen Dental (2 races)
Code 3 Associates (2 races)
Haas Automation (? races)
Stewart Haas Racing
Tony Stewart
Joe Custer
Gene Haas
Matt Borland Hendrick Motorsports
Newman will not return to SHR in 2014, Kevin Harvick will run this team, using the #4 and Kurt Busch will be in a 4th team car (8-27-2013). Matt Borland returns to be the crew chief for Newman starting at Martinsville in Oct 2012 and for the 2013 season, Tony Gibson moves to Danica Patrick's #10 team (10-19-2012). Quicken Loans doubles their sponsorship in 2013, up from 9 races to 18 races (10-2-2012). Newman signed a one-year deal to return to SHR (9-15-2012). Newman's contract runs out at the end of 2012. All indications are that Stewart-Haas want to keep Newman and he wants to stay there. U.S. Army will leave at the end of the season and not sponsor a car in 2013. SHR is talking to their other sponsors to take over the #39 car and keep Newman.
42 Juan Pablo Montoya 2013 Chevy Target Earnhardt Ganassi Racing
Teresa Earnhardt
Chip Ganassi
Felix Sabates
Chris Heroy Hendrick Motorsports
Hendrick Motorsports takes over from Earnhardt-Childress Racing as engine supplier in 2013 (11-2-2012). Montoya signed a contract extension in 2011 which has him sighed thru 2013. Ganassi said Target is good as the sponsor for 2013
43 Aric Almirola 2013 Ford 2013 Smithfield Foods 2013 (25 races)
STP (1 race)
U.S. Air Force (2 races)
Mediallion Financial
Richard Petty Motorsports
Richard Petty
Andy Murstein
Doug Bergeron
Greg Ebert Yates/Roush
Parrott released by the team and Greg Ebert named interim crew chief for rest of 2013. No word on 2014 plans(10-22-2013). Crew chief Todd Parrott suspended just before Talladega in October for violation of the NASCAR Substance Abuse Policy, Sammy Johns was the crew chief at Talladega (10-17-2013). Air Force to be the sponsor at Charlotte in May and Daytona in July (2-4-2013). Smithfield Foods will be the sponsor for 25 races using different brands such as Eckrich, Farmland, Gwaltney and Smithfield (1-24-2013). Almirola and Ambrose re-signed to stay with RPM thru 2013 (11-16-2012). Ford and RPM announced they will partner up for 2013, Smithfield Foods and its brands to return as sponsors in 2013(10-19-2012). After Richmond in September the #9 and #43 swapped crew chiefs and crews with Todd Parrott heading to the #43 and Mike Ford to the #9 (9-11-2012). Some rumors had RPM switching to Dodge in 2013 but Dodge decided to leave the sport at the end of the 2012 season, supposedly RPM will stay with Ford (8-7-2012). Almirola signed for one season after Allmendinger left in Dec 2011 and indications are that RPM will try to re-sign Almirola and continue on adding sponsorship. Crew Chief Mike Ford joined in May 2012 (7-15-2012)
47 Bobby Labonte 2013
2000 Champ
A.J. Allmendinger 2016(6 races)
Toyota 2013 Bush's Baked Beans
Clorox
Kingsford Charcoal
Kimberly-Clark
Lance Snacks
BUBBA Burger
Herr's
House-Autry Mills (2 races)
JTG Daugherty Racing
Tad Geschickter
Brad Daugherty
Brian Burns Triad Racing Technologies
Labonte broke three ribs in a bicycle accident just before Atlanta in Sept. unknown if he will be in the car at Richmond in Sept (9-1-2013). Allmendinger will take over this ride full time in 2014 (8-29-2013). Allmendinger will run at Michigan & Kentucky in June, Watkins Glen in August, Atlanta in Sept. Kansas in Oct and Homestead in Nov (6-8-2013). Brian Burns stays aboard as the crew chief after finishing the 2012 season as the interim (12-30-2012). Team was hoping to start a 2nd team sometime in 2013, but that seems unlikely as the season progresses (8-15-2013). Labonte and JTG will work together again in 2013 (11-13-2012). David Hyder was named interim crew chief after Todd Berrier left after Indy in 2012 to go to the #78 team. No word who the full time crew chief will be. Bobby Hutchens was named the new General Manager of the team (7-24-2012). David Hyder was named interim crew chief after Todd Berrier left after Indy in 2012 to go to the #78 team. No word who the full time crew chief will be. Bobby Hutchens was named the new General Manager of the team (7-24-2012)
48 Jimmie Johnson 2015
(2006, 2007, 2008
2009,2010 Champ)
Chevy Lowe's Home Improvement
Kobalt Tools
2015
Rick Hendrick
Jeff Gordon
Chad Knaus
2014
Hendrick Motorsports
Lowe's re-signed with the team to be the full primary thru 2015, the same length as Johnson's contract (2-27-2013).
51 Regan Smith(i)(Daytona 500)
A.J. Allmendinger
Austin Dillon(i)(Las Vegas)
Bobby Labonte
2000 Champ
Jacques Villeneuve (Sonoma)
Owen Kelly (Watkins Glen)
Ryan Truex (3 races)
Michael McDowell (NHMS)
Kyle Larson (2 races)
Justin Allgaier (4 races)
Chevy Guy Roofing (Daytona 500)
Hendrickcars.com
TAG Heuer (Las Vegas & Sonoma)
Target (2 races)
Brandt (4 races)
James Finch
Phoenix Racing
Harry Scott
Jimmy Elledge Hendrick Motorsports
Earnhardt Ganassi Engines
Jimmy Elledge takes over as interim crew chief after Nick Harrison left to take a NNS crew chief job with Richard Childress Racing (10-8-2013). Larson will make his Sprint Cup Series debut at Charlotte in Oct and also run at Phoenix in Nov.(10-5-2013). Allgaier will not run at Charlotte, but adds Kansas and Martinsville (10-4-2013). Michael McDowell will run the car at New Hampshire (9-19-2013). Truex to run the car at Bristol in Aug; Richmond and Dover in Sept (9-18-2013). Look for Larson to run a couple races in this car to prepare for the 2014 season in the #42(8-30-2013). Harry Scott, Jr. takes over ownership of the team as of Sept 10th. Justin Allgaier will drive the 1st race at Chicago and will run at Charlotte and Talladega. Brandt will be the primary sponsor for the three races Allgaier will run. Scott has committed to keeping the Phoenix Racing team intact for the remainder of the 2013 season. Allgaier's crew chief will be Nick Harrison. GM Steve Barkdoll, will continue in his role after Scott takes over. The team will continue its relationships and alliances with Chevrolet, Hendrick Motorsports and Earnhardt Ganassi Racing (8-28-2013). Team has been sold to an unannounced owner [probably Harry Scott] with a new driver and sponsor, likely Justin Allgaier and Brandt, starting at Chicago. Allmendinger will likely drive most of the remaining races thru Richmond with Owen Kelly in the car at Watkins Glen (7-20-2013). Owner James Finch plans to sell the team or close it down at the end of July 2013. Supposedly there are a couple of suitors: Harry Scott, who is co-owner of Turner Scott Motorsports in the NNS series and 21984 & 1996 Cup Champ Terry Labonte is also looking into buying the team. If no deal is in place by mid-July, Finch says he will close it down. Supposedly if sold to Scott, Justin Allgaier could make his Cup debut at Chicago in the #51 (7-9-2013). Jacques Villeneuve will run the car at Sonoma (6-17-2013). Allmendinger is scheduled to run four races early in the season: Phoenix, Bristol, Auto Club and Martinsville, then the team will evaluate from there (1-19-2013). Austin Dillon will run the car at Las Vegas with TAG Heuer as the sponsor and could run a few more races in 2013 (1-16-2013). Guy Roofing will be the primary sponsor for the Daytona 500 (1-9-2012). Regan Smith will run the Daytona 500 while A.J. Allmendinger will run the 2nd race at Phoenix with Smith and Allmendinger to share the ride most of the season. Team will continue to use Hendrick engines. Some rumors have Austin Dillon in the car for a few races, but nothing announced (1-8-2013). Busch left after Talladega in Oct 2012 to take the #78 ride for the rest of 2012 and 2013 season (9-28-2012).
55 Mark Martin 2013 (15 + 2 races)
Michael Waltrip (3 races)
Brian Vickers(i)(14 races) 2015
Elliott Sadler (4 races as sub)
Toyota
2014
Aaron's Dream Machine (? races)
RK Motors (Bristol)
Jet Edge (Martinsville)
Michael Waltrip Racing
Michael Waltrip
Robert Kauffman
Johnny Harris
Scott Miller 2014 Toyota Racing Development (TRD)
Elliott Sadler named to run the final four races in the #55 as a sub for Brian Vickers, out with blood clot issues (10-17-2013). Vickers will miss the last five races of the 2013 season due to blood clots and being on blood thinning meds. Waltrip will run at Talladega in Oct. No driver named for the final four races of the season (10-14-2013). Martin took over the #14 ride starting at Bristol in August, subbing for injured Tony Stewart. Vickers will run the 12 of the final 13 races with Waltrip in at Talladega in Oct (8-22-2013). Martin will at Martinsville in the #11 Toyota for injured Denny Hamlin (Martin wasn't scheduled to drive the #55 there) and Vickers will drive the #11 at Texas, Kansas, Richmond & Talladega (3-29-2013). Martin to run 24 races in 2013 plus Shootout and All-Star races, Waltrip to run at Daytona in July and both Talladega races, Vickers to run 9 races: Bristol(2), Martinsville(2), Sonoma(2), Kentucky, New Hampshire(2) and Watkins Glen in 2013 and run ay JGR for the NNS Championship, so won't get Sprint Cup Series drivers points (10-26-2012). Martin is signed thru 2013, with Waltrip and another driver running the rest. Brian Vickers ran 8 races in the car and is a candidate for any open full-time job or MWR could start a 4th team for Vickers if sponsorship can be found. Expect Waltrip to run around five races again in 2013. MWR is signed with Toyota thru at least 2014.(7-18-2012).
56 Martin Truex Jr. 2015 Toyota
2014
NAPA Auto Parts, Filters, Brakes
2013 & leaves
Michael Waltrip Racing
Michael Waltrip
Robert Kauffman
Johnny Harris
Chad Johnston Toyota Racing Development (TRD)
Truex Jr. will go to the #78 ride in 2014 (10-17-2013). MWR will shut down this team and run it as an R&D team in 2014. Johnston already announced he would leave at the end of the 2013 season. Truex Jr. is free to look for other rides and supposedly is being considered for the #78 ride in 2014 (10-14-2013). After being booted out of the 2013 Chase when the other two MWR teams were found guilty of manipulating the outcome of the Richmond race by pitting to lose spots and spinning out to cause a caution, NAPA decided to rescind its sponsorship at the end of the 2013 season (9-9-2013). NAPA and Truex Jr. re-sign thru 2015 (8-31-2012) MWR signed with Toyota thru at least 2014
78 Kurt Busch (2004 Champ) 2013 Chevy 2013 Furniture Row
Sealy
Serta
Simmons BeautyRest
Furniture Row Racing
Barney Visser
Todd Berrier Earnhardt-Childress Racing Engines
Mark McArdle was announced as moving back to NC and working full time with RCR in August, will still help out FRR (Sealy, Serta and Simmons Beautyrest join the team as associate sponsors and will be featured in 20 races (2-5-2013). Former #78 crew chief, Pete Rondeau named competition director and will report to Mark McArdle, FRR's executive director of competition (1-30-2013). Kurt Busch signed to drive the car in 2013 and left the #51 team after Talladega in Oct 2012 to get an early start in the #78 ride (9-28-2012). No word on Regan Smith's plans for 2013 (9-24-2012). Smith said on Sept 22nd that he was told he will not return to the #78 in 2013 and is looking (9-22-2012). Dodge will leave NASCAR after 2012, so FRR will not switch to Dodge and likely stay with Chevy. Could expand to a second team with Kurt Busch (8-7-2012). Berrier became the crew chief just before Indy in 2012 (7-24-2012). Smith is signed thru 2012 and is looking to extend or other opportunities. The team would like to expand to a two car operation and has talked to Kurt Busch about that possibility. Some rumors have the team possibly switching to Dodge in 2013 (7-19-2012).
83 David Reutimann 2013 Toyota Burger King
Dr. Pepper
BK Racing
Ron Devine
Wayne Press
Thomas Ueberall
Doug Richert Race Engines Plus
Crew chief Pat Tryson has parted ways with BK Racing after New Hampshire and was replaced by Doug Richert (7-14-2013). David Reutimann named to drive the #83 full-time in 2013. Crew chief Doug Richert promoted to oversee both teams. Pat Tryson is the new crew chief. Tryson acted as a consultant towards the end of the 2012 season (1-22-2013). Landon Cassil and Devine couldn't agree on a 2013 contract, so Cassil will not return to the #83. Look for David Reutimann to take over this ride in 2013. Supposedly either the #83 or #93 could switch to #23 (1-16-2013). Been told that Cassil will return to BK Racing in 2013 and stay in the #83 car (1-7-2013). Mike Ford named director of competition and racing operations (12-5-2012). Supposedly will switch from #93 or #83 to #23 in 2012, Reutimann could end up in one foe BK Racing rides (11-9-2012). Allmendinger is rumored to be going to one of the BK Racing cars in 2013 (11-2-2012). Mike Ford is rumored to being offered a crew chief job at BK Racing for 2013. Pat Tryson supposedly is already working with BK Racing, but unknown in what capacity (10-30-2012). No word on any changed for this team, that bought the assets of Red Bull Racing and ran it's first year in 2012. The team ran two cars full time with Travis Kvapil in the #93 and a third car, #73, with David Reutimann in selected races. Doug Richert is the crew chief, no word of any changes.
87 Joe Nemechek(i)
Tomy Drissi (road races)
Toyota Maddie's Place Rocks.com (2 races)
The Wolverine Movie - Corn
Joe Nemechek
Jay Robinson
NEMCO-JRR
Scott Eggleston Race Engines Plus
Drissi to run at Sonoma with The Wolverine Movie - Corn as the sponsor (6-18-2013). Maddie's Place Rocks.com was the sponsor at Daytona 500 and Phoenix (3-3-2013). Is listed as not running for Sprint Cup Series drivers points (2-21-2013), Maddie's Place Rocks.com will be the sponsor for the Daytona 500 (2-19-2013). NEMCO and Jay Robinson Racing combine efforts to field the #87 Sprint Cup Series Toyota. The new NEMCO - JRR team will use engines provided by Race Engines Plus (2-5-2013). Attempted the full 2012 season, mainly as a start-and-park team, the team is expected to return could still run a 2nd car, #97 in the restrictor plate races at Daytona and Talladega (7-15-2012)
88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. 2017 Chevy Army National Guard (20 races)
Diet Mountain Dew / AMP Energy (5 races)
Time Warner Cable (5 races)
Rick Hendrick Steve Letarte
2013
Hendrick Motorsports
Time Warner Cable will be the primary sponsor for five races in 2013: Sept. 7 at Richmond, Sept. 15 at Chicago, Sept. 22 at New Hampshire, Oct. 6 at Kansas, and Oct. 12 at Charlotte. No word if this is the 'new' sponsor expected to run some 2013 races and 2014 (9-4-2013). Team supposedly has a new sponsor that will debut later in the season, but no word who it will be or when it will be announced (7-28-2013). National Guard returns as primary sponsor for 18 races (1-15-2013). Diet Mountain Dew/AMP will scale back the number of races it will sponsor in 2013 (9-15-2012). Earnhardt Jr. is signed thru 2017. Expect Diet Mountain Dew / AMP Energy back in 2013. National Guard sponsorship was threatened by a bill to cut recruiting money going for sponsorship of cars but it was shot down....for now. Indications are that National Guard will return in 2013. Letarte is signed thru at least 2013 with HMS (7-19-2012).
93 Travis Kvapil 2013 Toyota Burger King
Dr. Pepper
BK Racing
Ron Devine
Wayne Press
Thomas Ueberall
Dale Ferguson Race Engines Plus
Dale Ferguson takes over as the crew chief at Daytona in July, Mike Ford goes back to his regular job, director of competition and racing operations (7-2-2013). Mike Ford takes over as interim crew chief after Charlotte, former crew chief Todd Anderson is no longer with BK Racing (5-28-2013). Travis Kvapil will return to run the car, no word on a car number change (#23 for Dr. Pepper, 23 flavors), Anderson returns as the crew chief (1-22-2013). Mike Ford named director of competition and racing operations (12-5-2012). Supposedly will switch from #93 or #83 to #23 in 2012, Reutimann could end up in one foe BK Racing rides (11-9-2012). Allmendinger is rumored to be going to one of the BK Racing cars in 2013 (11-2-2012). Mike Ford is rumored to being offered a crew chief job at BK Racing for 2013. Pat Tryson supposedly is already working with BK Racing, but unknown in what capacity (10-30-2012). No word on any changed for this team, that bought the assets of Red Bull Racing and ran it's first year in 2012. The team ran two cars full time with Landon Cassill in the #83 and a third car, #73, with David Reutimann in selected races. No word of any crew chief changes.
99 Carl Edwards 2014+ Ford Fastenal (18 races)
Best Buy/Geek Squad (4 Races)
Subway (5 races)
Aflac (5 races)
Kellogg's/ Cheez-It (4 races)
UPS (1 race)
Roush Fenway Racing
Jack Roush
John Henry
Jimmy Fennig Yates/Roush
Jimmy Fennig will move over from the #17 to be Edwards crew chief in 2013. Former crew chief Chad Norris will go back the RFR's NNS #60 team and oversee it (11-14-2012). Norris replaced Bob Osbourne as crew chief on July 17, 2012. Osbourne cited health and family reasons but could come back in 2013 either to the #99 or another RFR team (7-17-2012). No word yet which sponsors will return in 2013. Edwards re-signed a multi-year contract starting in 2012 to stay at Roush Racing. RFR tends to do 3-4 year deals (8-2-2011).

Teams Scheduled to run Part-time in 2013
CAR#
(click # for news)
DRIVER
(contract end year..if known)
MANUFACTURER PRIMARY SPONSORS
(number of races...if known)
LISTED OWNERS / TEAM CREW CHIEF ENGINE BUILDER / SUPPLIER
NOTES.................
12* Sam Hornish Jr.(i) Ford SKF Penske Racing
Roger Penske
Greg Erwin Roush-Yates
Will run at Kansas in April and other possible races (4-15-2013). Hornish Jr. returns to Penske to run the full Nationwide season in 2013 and will supposedly run a limited Cup schedule in 2013, depending on sponsorship (12-2-2012). Hornish Jr. has not yet signed a deal with Penske for 2013 so he could look around (9-29-2012). Penske Racing could start a third full-time team with Hornish Jr. moving back to the Sprint Cup Series, if a sponsor is found. Joey Logano was signed to run the #22 Ford in 2013. So Hornish will either run full time in NNS or/and full/part time in Sprint Cup in a third Penske team if a sponsor is found (9-4-2012). Penske Racing switches to Ford in 2013 (3-1-2012).
19* Mike Bliss (i)
Jason Leffler (Pocono/June)
Alex Kennedy
Toyota G-Oil / Plinker Tactical / Value Place Humphrey Smith Racing
Randy Humphrey
Mike Smith
Peter Sospenzo ?Pro Engineering
Has not been entered in the last few races (10-7-2013). Alex Kennedy has run the car in a few races including the road courses and Pocono in August (8-11-2013). Leffler ran at Pocono when Bliss was running the NNS race in Iowa (6-9-2013). Skipped Talladega in May (5-1-2013). On the entry list for Phoenix, looks like the team will start off attempting all the races (2-25-2013). Attempted to make the Daytona 500 but failed to make the race (2-21-2013). Peter Sospenzo is now listed as the crew chief of the car (2-14-2013)
21* Trevor Bayne(i) Ford Motorcraft / Quick Lane Wood Brothers Racing
Glen Wood
Eddie Wood
Donnie Wingo Yates/Roush
Bayne had been rumored to a few rides, but will run a full Nationwide program with Roush Fenway Racing and a part-time [12-16 races] schedule with the Wood Brothers again in 2013 (10-15-2012). including staying with Roush Fenway Racing and running in the Nationwide Series full-time and also if A.J. Allmendinger doesn't come back to the #22 Penske Racing ride, rumors have Bayne as a possible driver of that car, which will be a Ford in 2013. Bayne could run the Roush NNS car and come back to run for the Wood Brothers in the #21 Ford of 12-18 races. The team would expand to a full-time schedule if they could find sponsorship (7-18-2012). Good Sam / Camping World came aboard for four races in 2012 and Motorcraft/Quick Lane was the sponsor for 12 races. Bayne won the 2011 Daytona 500 with the team (6-20-2011)
37 J.J. Yeley Chevy ? Larry Gunselman
Max Q Motorsports
James Parrott ?EGR
Yeley drove the car at Sonoma Raceway in June. Looks like a one race deal. James Parrott is listed as the crew chief (6-17-2013). Yeley will drive the #36 TBR Chevy in 2013, no word on this team (1-28-2013). No word on 2013 plans, have not heard from the team (1-20-2013). In July 2012 Max Q Motorsports (MQM) Owner Larry Gunselman announced that MQM and Tommy Baldwin Racing formed a technical alliance. J.J. Yeley is the driver, assuming he will return in 2013 and the alliance will stay in place (7-20-2012).
40* Landon Cassill(i)
Tony Raines(i)
Chevy Interstate Moving Services (3 races)
CRC Brakken (1 race)
Moon Shine Wildfire Camo (2 races)
Joe Falk
Mike Hillman, Sr.
Mike Arber Earnhardt-Childress Racing Engines
Moon Shine Wildfire Camo will run a pink scheme at Kansas with Raines and at Charlotte with Cassill (10-2-2013). Cassill and Raines, switch from this team and the #33. Team seems to be entering most races since Indy with Cassill driving and Raines or another driver in the #33. This is a 2nd team car to the #33 (9-4-2013) Interstate Moving Services will be the sponsor at Indy, Pocono and Watkins Glen. The team plans to run in a few more race this season (7-23-2013). Cassill will run this car at Indy in July as a joint effort with team owners Joe Falk and Mike Hillman. Austin Dillon will run the #33 at Indy (7-11-2013).
44* Scott Riggs(i) Ford No Label Watches Johnathan Cohen
Xxxtreme Motorsports
Walter Giles Yates/Roush
Walter Giles takes over as crew chief starting at Charlotte in May (5-13-2013). Former crew chief, Tony Furr left the team in April (4-29-2013). The team plans to attempt to make the Phoenix race in March with Scott Riggs as the driver, Tony Furr as the crew chief and No Label as the sponsor (2-19-2013. Crew chief Frankie Kerr left in January to take the crew chief job at the #26 FRM team (1-17-2013). Made the race at Phoenix in November with David Reutimann as the driver. Supposedly plans to run full time in 2013 with a possible 2nd team (11-5-2012)
52* Brian Keselowski
Paulie Harraka(i)
Morgan Shepherd(i)
Toyota Wreaths Across America
TruckerFan.com
HASA Pool Products
Bob Keselowski
Jimmy Means
Dell Hamilton
Arash Khorsandi
Kelly Owen
GoGreen Racing
Brian Keselowski Motorsports
Ben Leslie Race Engines Plus/Arrington
Morgan Shepherd to run the #52 Toyota at New Hampshire in July, will become oldest driver to ever start a race (7-9-2013). Looks like a collaboration between HMR / GoGreen Racing / Brian Keselowski Motorsports. Paulie Harraka will run the car at Sonoma (6-12-2013). Will run the Sprint Showdown at CMS (5-13-2013). Wreaths Across America and TruckerFan.com will be the sponsor in the Daytona 500 (2-6-2013). Brian Keselowski will attempt to make the Daytona 500 with a sponsor that will be named at a later date. Highland Wealth Advisors will be an associated sponsor. No word on a crew chief (1-29-2013). Thru July 2012, the team made a a few attempts and starts. No word on 2013 plans and if Skinner will return in 2013 or the team will return (7-16-2012). Mike Skinner named the driver for the 2012 races the team will attempt. Skinner made the race at Darlington in May and attempted but missed Kentucky (6-30-2012). Scott Speed attempted Martinsville in March but failed to make the race in its Sprint Cup debut (3-31-2012). Crusader Staffing, owned by team owner Dell Hamilton will be the sponsor (3-30-2012).
81* Elliott Sadler Toyota Alert Energy Gum Joe Gibbs Racing Chris Gayle Toyota Racing Development (TRD)
Wrigley pulled caffeinated Alert Energy gum amid FDA concerns in May, have not heard much about it since. Looks like no planned races in 2013 (5-31-2013). Sadler scheduled to run at Kansas in April and Talladega in May (3-26-2013)
92* x Toyota ? Brian Keselowski
Brian Keselowski Motorsports
Bob Keselowski Joey Arrington
Brian Keselowski will attempt to make the Daytona 500, teaming up with Hamilton Means Racing to run the #52 Toyota (1-29-2013). Has moved to a shop in Huntersville, NC and plans to attempt the Daytona 500, possibly some other races and the ARCA Series (1-2-2013)
95* Reed Sorenson (Richmond)
Scott Riggs (NHMS)
Scott Speed
Michael McDowell (Sprint Showdown)
Ford WRL, TWD Drywall, Cannon Steel, B&D Electrical Contractors, Jordan Truck Sales Leavine Family Racing
Bob Leavine
Wally Rogers Roush-Yates
Riggs to run the car at New Hampshire (9-16-2013). Speed was re-signed thru 2013, supposedly to run 20 races in 2013 but Speed and the team parted ways before Richmond. Reed Sorenson ran the race at Richmond (9-5-2013)
98* Michael McDowell
Johnny Sauter
Ford K-Love (Daytona 500) Phil Parsons Racing
Phil Parsons
Dusty Whitney
Mike Curb
Gene Nead Roush / Yates
Sauter to make his 2nd start for the team at NHMS, probably as a start-and-park (9-16-2013). The team skipped the road courses. After finishing 9th in the Daytona 500, the team skipped Phoenix as the team was behind in building the new Gen-6 cars (2-27-2013). McDowell and Nead return for the 2013 season. K-Love will be the sponsor for the 2013 Daytona 500. Plans to run the full season (1-15-2013). The team start-and-parked for most of the season after merging with Whitney Motorsports and forming Phil Parsons Racing and changing to Ford. Was the old HP Racing LLC #66 team in 2011

Teams with unknown 2013 plans
CAR#
(click # for news)
DRIVER
(contract end year..if known)
MANUFACTURER PRIMARY SPONSORS
(number of races...if known)
LISTED OWNERS / TEAM CREW CHIEF ENGINE BUILDER / SUPPLIER
NOTES.................
?* ?Robby Gordon ? ?Speed Energy Drink
MAPEI
?Robby Gordon
Robby Gordon Motorsports
?Shane Bourgeois ?
TBR takes over the use of the #7 in 2013, no word what car number Gordon will use if he runs any Cup races in 2013 (1-17-2013). Spokesperson Alison McCabe said she doesn't think Gordon will participate in NASCAR due to his involvement in his new racing project, Robby Gordon's Stadium Super Trucks series (12-19-2012). After running Sonoma in June 2012, Gordon said it could be his last 2012 start and hopes to at least run the Daytona 500 in 2013. If no sponsorship comes aboard, Gordon many not run in 2013 or just pick and choose a few races like Daytona, Sonoma and/or Watkins Glen (7-19-2012)
?23* CLOSED Toyota (Restrictor Plate races)
Chevy
North Texas Pipe R3 Motorsports
Robert Richardson Sr.
Greg Conner Pro Motors
Been told the team will not run in the Sprint Cup Series in 2013 and only run a limited scheduled in the Nationwide Series (1-8-2012). Thru October in 2012, attempted most of the races in 2013. Richardson Jr. ran at Daytona and Talladega and Riggs ran all the other races. No word on 2013 plans (7-18-2012). The team purchased Chevy's from Earnhardt Ganassi Racing before the 2012 season (1-3-2012)
?73* ? ?Toyota ? ?BK Racing
Ron Devine
Wayne Press
Thomas Ueberall
? ?
Was a third team car from BK Racing in 2012 for Reutimann and Kvapil, no word if the team will continue to run a third car or expand to a three-car full-time team in 2013 (7-16-2012). Kvapil ran it at Darlington in May as David Reutimann was in the #93 car. Reutimann attempted to make the Coca Cola 600 in the #73 car but failed to make the race but will run the #73 in the seven races he is not in the #10 car when Danica Patrick is in the #10 Chevy the rest of the season (5-22-2012).
74* ?Cole Whitt
?Stacy Compton
?Reed Sorenson
Chevy ? Turn One Racing
Stacy Compton
Vickie Compton
? EGR
No word on 2013 plans. Stacy Compton's team formed early in the 2012 season and attempted to make 11 races and made seven races with three drivers, himself (1), Cole Whitt (3) and Reed Sorenson (3). The last race ran was Pocono in June and the last race attempt was Michigan in June (1-12-2013).
79* ? Ford ? Go Green Racing
Archie St. Hilaire
Steve Meehan
? ?Roush/Yates
Cope will not run with the team, no word on plans for the 2013 Cup season (2-8-2013). Supposedly Cope will bring a sponsor to the team and run 8-10 races for the team, no word if the team plans to run all the races in 2013 (12-10-2012). The team attempted a few races and ran with Speed and Bires. Andrews was named to drive in 12 races, but has so far attempted only one. Andrews father was only the crew chief when his son, Tim, was the driver (7-19-2012). Go Green Racing planned to make its first start at Bristol in March and run 10-12 races in 2012. Tim Andrews was slated as the driver with his father, Paul Andrews, serving as the crew chief. Go Green Racing has purchased their NSCS cars from Roush Fenway Racing and will run the Roush/Yates FR9 motor at all 2012 Cup races.(1-20-2012)
? ? ? ? ?Michael Andretti
Andretti Autosport
? ?Dodge Motorsports
If this team were to happen, it won't be in a Dodge, who leaves NASCAR after the 2012 season (8-7-2012). However, it is now "highly unlikely" that Andretti Autosport will expand to NASCAR and field a Sprint Cup team in 2013, Michael Andretti, the owner of the IndyCar Series team, told the Indianapolis Star (7-22-2012). Michael Andretti, owner of Andretti Autosport currently in IndyCar, could start a two car team in 2013 running Dodge. Drivers rumored include Kurt Busch [with the past champions provisional] and Ryan Newman. But Newman is more likely to remain with Stewart Haas Racing in the #39 Chevy. Dodge is also rumored to be buying Penske Racing's Dodge engine program (7-7-2012)
? ? ? ? ?Michael Andretti
Andretti Autosport
? ?Dodge Motorsports
If this team were to happen, it won't be in a Dodge, who leaves NASCAR after the 2012 season (8-7-2012). However, it is now "highly unlikely" that Andretti Autosport will expand to NASCAR and field a Sprint Cup team in 2013, Michael Andretti, the owner of the IndyCar Series team, told the Indianapolis Star (7-22-2012). Michael Andretti, owner of Andretti Autosport currently in IndyCar, could start a two car team in 2013 running Dodge. Drivers rumored include Kurt Busch [with the past champions provisional] and Ryan Newman. But Newman is more likely to remain with Stewart Haas Racing in the #39 Chevy. Dodge is also rumored to be buying Penske Racing's Dodge engine program (7-7-2012)

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