2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Team / Driver Chart

NOTE: This is an 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/reported.

Updated 11-20-2014

an unofficial team chart, trying to compile news, announcements and rumors about what teams will look like for the 2014 season

see the 2015 Driver / Team Silly Season Chart

2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series Team/Driver Chart
2014 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Team/Driver Chart

2014 Rookie of the Year Candidates (ROTY)

#51-Justin Allgaier
#7-Michael Annett
#23-Alex Bowman
#3-Austin Dillon
?#30-Parker Kligerman (team sold and suspended operations, no ride)
#42-Kyle Larson
Ryan Truex (no longer in the #83 ride)
#26-Cole Whitt

rules were that the most Sprint Cup races a driver could run in a season and still run for ROTY were seven
BUT looks like that rule is waved if not running for Sprint Cup Series points, no more real info on those rules.
unofficial 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


  • Free-Agent Sprint Cup Series Regulars after 2013 season
    Timmy Hill, ran a few races in #33 & #87
    Sam Hornish Jr, part time NNS with JGR in 2014
    Travis Kvapil, running some races in #32
    Juan Pablo Montoya (Indycars full time, will run 2 Cup races))
    David Reutimann, running some races in #35
    David Stremme, running some races in #33

  • To be Free-Agent Sprint Cup Series Regulars after 2014 season
    Marcos Ambrose, going back to Australia
    Greg Biffle, re-signed with Roush
    Carl Edwards, headed to JGR #19 in 2015


  • Unofficial full-time rides by Manufacturer and Car# Assignments
    41 Full Time Teams
    Chevy: 22 Teams 1,3,4,5,7,10,13,14,24,27,31,33,36,40,41,42,47,48,51,78,88,98*
    Ford: 10 Teams - 2,9,16,17,22,32,34,38,43,98*,99
    Toyota: 9 Teams - 11,15,18,20,23,26,55,66,83
    #98 runs Chevy most of the time, Ford at a couple restrictor plate races

  • Some Part-Time Teams by car # that may / will attempt a race or races in 2014:
    Chevy: 37,44,52,75
    Ford: 12,21,35,77,92,95
    Toyota: 29,30,49,87,93

  • Unassigned Numbers for 2014
    00,01,02,03,04,05,06,07,08,09,
    0,6,8,19,25,28,39,45,46,
    50,53,54,56,57,58,59,60,61,62,63,64,
    65,67,68,69,70,71,72,73,74,76,79
    80,81,82,84,85,86,89,90,91,94,96,97
    Numbers are owned and assigned by NASCAR
    teams can request a number and hold the license
    paying NASCAR to hold a number


CHART KEYS
* part time team, or a team that has skipped at least one race
? 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

FULL TIME TEAMS (all points races attempted)
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 2014 Chevy McDonald's (? races)
Cessna (?10 races)
LiftMaster (1 race)
Bass Pro Shops (All-Star race)
Lexar (1 race)
Belkin (1 race)
Chip Ganassi
Felix Sabates
Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates
Keith Rodden Hendrick Motorsports
Lexar will be the sponsor at Kentucky (6-25-2014). Bass Pro Shops will be the sponsor in the All-Star race (5-15-2014). Switches team name to Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates from Earnhardt Ganassi Racing as Teresa Earnhardt is no longer involved (1-8-2014). Cessna / Textron will return, was the sponsor for 10 races in 2013 (11-20-2013). Keith Rodden named the new crew chief (11-18-2013). Kevin "Bono" Manion, moved to the #7 TBR #7 team for the 2014 season. Supposedly Keith Rodden will move over from the #5 Hendrick Motorsports team and former crew chief, Kevin Manion, may move to another team or stay in another capacity (11-5-2013). Following the announcement of Kyle Larson as the replacement for Juan Pablo Montoya in the organization's #42 car, team co-owner Chip Ganassi confirmed McMurray's contract extension, confirming McMurray's return in 2014(8-31-2013). McMurray said he and most or his sponsors will return in 2014 (8-24-2013). McMurray signed thru 2013, but is expected to return to this ride in 2014(8-13-2013). The team switched to Hendrick Motorsports for engines after 2012 season (7-9-2013)
2 Brad Keselowski 2017
2012 Champion
Ford 2017 Miller Lite
& Redd's Apple Ale 2017 (24 races)
Alliance Truck Parts (8 races)
Wurth (4 races)
Detroit Genuine Parts (2 races)
Team Penske
Roger Penske
Paul Wolfe 2015 Roush-Yates
Detroit Genuine Parts will be the primary sponsor for Richmond in April and Charlotte in October (4-23-2014). Wurth will be the primary sponsor for four races the first one at Auto Club Speedway (1-22-2014). Alliance Truck Parts will be the primary sponsor for 8 races in 2014, first one being at Phoenix in March (1-21-2014). Ryan Blaney will run the third Team Penske Ford, the #12, in two races; at Kansas in May and at Talladega in October (1-10-2014). Keselowski extended his contract to 2017 and sponsor Miller Lite to 2017 also, but will be the sponsor for 24 instead of 36. So the team will look for other sponsors for those 12 races (10-2-2013). Penske said on SiriusXM NASCAR radio that his team will remain a two-car full-time operation in 2014 (8-23-2013). Wolfe is signed thru 2017
3 [was 29] Austin Dillon (ROTY) Chevy 2014 Dow Chemical (16 races)
Cheerios (? races)
Bass Pro Shops (3 races)
American Ethanol (? races)
Realtree / Bad Boy Buggies (1 race)
Richard Childress
Richard Childress Racing
Gil Martin ECR Engines
Bass Pro Shops will be the primary sponsor at Talladega in May and Daytona in July (4-8-2014). Realtree and Bad Boy Buggies will be the sponsor at Bristol (Mar)(3-7-2014). Richard Childress announced that RCR will run the #3 with Austin Dillon driving in 2014. Dillon will run for Rookie of the Year. Sponsors will be Dow Chemical (16 races), Cheerios, Bass Pro Shops and American Ethanol. Gil Martin will remain as the crew chief. The team changes from #29 to #3 (12-11-2013). Jimmy John's left and will go to the #4 Chevy with Harvick (9-24-2013). An image of the #3 Cheerios Chevy came out mid Sept and was flooded all over the internet (9-14-2013). Mark McArdle, who was director of racing operations at Richard Childress Racing as well as competition director at Furniture Row Racing, has moved to RCR full time. He will continue to report to RCR competition director Dr. Eric Warren (8-10-2013). Harvick to leave RCR after the 2013 season and moves to Stewart Haas Racing #4 Chevy in 2014 with sponsors Budweiser and Jimmy John's.
4 [was 39] Kevin Harvick 2016 Chevy Budweiser (22 races)
Jimmy Johns (12 races)
Outback Steakhouse (2 races)
Hunt Brothers Pizza (All-Star)
Mobil1 (Pocono-Aug)
Stewart Haas Racing
Tony Stewart
Joe Custer
Gene Haas
Rodney Childers Hendrick Motorsports
Mobil1 will be the primary sponsor at Pocono in August (7-28-2014). Hunt Brothers Pizza sponsored the #4 at the All-Star race (4-29-2014). Jimmy John's comes aboard to sponsor the car for 12 races, supposedly a three-year deal (9-24-2013). SHR expands to four cars in 2014, with Kurt Busch coming aboard (8-27-2013). It was announced before Bristol in August that Childers will leave the #55 MWR team after the 2013 season and be the crew chief at SHR for Harvick (8-23-2013). Harvick was announced as the driver for SHR on July 12th. and the team will switch from #39 to #4. Budweiser announced as the sponsor for 20 races plus the Sprint Showdown in Feb. Stewart said at New Hampshire that they would not expand to a 4th team and Newman would not return to SHR in 2014. Ryan Newman signed a one-year deal to return to SHR for the 2013 season and is a free-agent for 2014. Supposedly Quicken Loans could move with Newman to his new team in 2014. No word if crew chief Matt Borland will stay with SHR or go with Newman. Rodney Childers from MWR is supposedly a candidate (7-12-2013).
Newman could go to the #78 Furniture Row Racing team if Kurt Busch moves to another ride or if they start a 2nd team, or to RCR to replace Harvick in the #29 or any other open ride such as EGR or Penske Racing or Roush if those teams decide to expand.
5 Kasey Kahne 2015 Chevy Farmers Insurance (20 races)(2014)
Great Clips (10 races)(2014)
Time Warner Cable (5 races)(2015)
PepsiMax (2 races)
Rick Hendrick Kenny Francis 2014 Hendrick Motorsports
Valvoline becomes the oil / lubricant sponsor for Hendrick Motorsports starting in 2014, replacing Quaker State Oil (9-24-2013). 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 19/22 races, Quaker State signed for four races thru 2014 and Great Clips ups its deal to 10 races in 2014, Crew chief Francis is signed thru at least 2014
7 Michael Annett (ROTY) Chevy Pilot Flying J
Accell Construction (6 races)
Cypress HQ
Tommy Baldwin Racing
Tommy Baldwin Jr.
Al Heinke
Kevin "Bono" Manion ECR Engines
Accell Construction will be the primary sponsor in six races (2-7-2014). Kevin "Bono" Manion will be the crew chief for Annett. Manion had been the crew chief for the #1 EGR team for many years. Team owner Tommy Baldwin Jr. had been the crew chief for the team (1-22-2014). Michael Annett announced as the 2014 driver full-time in 2014, running for Rookie of the Year honors and bringing Flying J sponsorship with him. Baldwin will remain as the crew chief (11-15-2013). Some rumors had Burton coming over to one of TBR's Chevy's in 2014, Burton said he has not talked to any team yet (9-5-2013). No word on 2014 plans, if Blaney will return or if sponsors SANY or Florida Lottery return (7-9-2013)
9 Marcos Ambrose 2014 Ford Stanley Tools (2014)
Twisted Tea (2 races)
Richard Petty Motorsports
Richard Petty
Andy Murstein
Doug Bergeron
Drew Blickensderfer Roush-Yates
Ambrose will leave at end of 2014 and head back to Australia, Stanley Tools will leave at end 0d 2014 and head to JGR's #19 and #20 teams (9-17-2014). Twisted Tea signs on as an associate sponsor and will be the primary sponsor at Charlotte in May and Dover in Sept (10-29-2013). 2014 diecast images released have Ambrose back in the #9 with Stanley / DeWalt returning as the sponsor (10-6-2013). Ambrose returns in 2014 (8-31-2013).
10 Danica Patrick Chevy GoDaddy.com 2014?
Aspen Dental (2 races)
Florida Lottery (2 races)
Stewart Haas Racing
Tony Stewart
Joe Custer
Gene Haas
Daniel Knost Hendrick Motorsports
Knost will take over as Patrick's crew chief following Martinsville replacing Tony Gibson who goes to the #41 SHR team. (10-22-2014). Florida Lottery will be featured on the hood at Daytona in July and Homestead in Nov (7-1-2014). Aspen Dental will be the primary sponsor in two races: Las Vegas in March and Kansas in Oct as well as an associate sponsor in the remaining race. GoDaddy.com will be the sponsor in the rest of the 2014 races (10-18-2013). SHR expands to four cars in 2014, with Kurt Busch coming aboard (8-27-2013). Patrick is signed for a couple more years, no idea exactly how long her contract is. GoDaddy.com is signed thru 2014. Some rumors had crew chief Gibson being replaced, but they quieted down (7-9-2013)
11 Denny Hamlin 2015?
Sam Hornish, Jr. (one race-sub)
Toyota FedEx Express
FedEx Freight
FedEx Ground
FedEx Office
One Rate
Sport Clips (2 races)
Joe Gibbs Racing Darian Grubb 2014
Michael Wheeler
Toyota Racing Development (TRD)
Michael Wheeler was the crew chief for 6 races after Grubb was suspended for having block-off plates not sealed off at Indy. Grubb missed Pocono in August thru Richmond, returning at Chicago (9-14-2014). Hamlin developed a sinus infection while in Fontana (Auto Club Speedway) and was advised not to race. Hamlin still practiced and qualified the car, so he is eligible for the Chase. Sam Hornish, Jr. drove the #11 for him at Auto Club Speedway.(3-23-2014) Sports Clips Haircuts returns as the sponsor for two races in 2014, Darlington in April and Atlanta in August (11-18-2013). Hamlin signed a contract in 2012 to stay at least thru 2013, probably a 3-year deal and there have been no indications he is looking or in the rumor mill. All indications are that Grubb returns as the crew chief in 2014, FedEx is expected to return as the primary sponsor and Sports Clips returns for two races (7-9-2013).
13 Casey Mears 2015 Chevy GEICO (33 races)(2015) Germain Racing Bootie Barker Earnhardt Childress Racing
Team switches to Chevy in 2014 after running Ford for two years, will use Earnhardt Childress Racing engines (10-1-2013). Mears and GEICO are signed thru 2014. No word on any crew chief changes as Barker and Mears have worked together for many years (7-9-2013)
14 Tony Stewart
(2002, 2005, 2011 Champion)
Regan Smith (Watkins Glen)
Jeff Burton (2 races)
Chevy Bass Pro Shops (18 races)
Mobil 1 (11 races)
Rush Truck Centers (3 races)
Code 3 Associates (4 races)
Stewart Haas Racing
Tony Stewart
Joe Custer
Gene Haas
Chad Johnston Hendrick Motorsports
Stewart returned to race at Atlanta in August (8-28-2014). Stewart skipped Watkins Glen, Michigan and Bristol after the sprint car accident on August 9th at a small NY track which Stewart hit driver Jeff Ward, who died (8-23-2014). Mobil 1 returns as the primary sponsor for 11 races in 2014 (12-3-2013). Chad Johnston named the crew chief (11-19-2013). Steve Addington leaves as crew chief after the season and headd to the #51 Harry Scott team (11-10-2013). Diecast images released for 2014 schemes show Bass Pro Shops, Mobil1 and Code 3 Associates returning so far in 2014 (10-6-2013). SHR expands to four cars in 2014, with Kurt Busch coming aboard (8-27-2013). Looks like Bass Pro Shops and Mobil1 return as the co-primary of the #14. No word if Rush Truck Stops return in 2014. All indications are that Steve Addington will stay on as Stewart's crew chief. SHR will have Kevin Harvick as a new driver in 2014. The team may replace Ryan Newman with Harvick or start a 4th team if sponsorship is found, but indications are that SHR will remain a three-car team in 2014 (7-9-2013)
15 Clint Bowyer 2017 Toyota Five Hour Energy Drink 2017 (24 races)
Peak (3 races)
R.K Motors
AAA Mid-Atlantic (2 race)
Charter (1 race)
Speed Digital (1 race)
Michael Waltrip Racing
Michael Waltrip
Robert Kauffman
Johnny Harris
Brian Pattie 2017 Toyota Racing Development (TRD)
Speed Digital will be the sponsor at Atlanta (8-25-2014). MWR announced extensions with Bowyer, Pattie and 5-Hour Energy, looks like it will be for three years thru 2017. 5-Hour Energy will be the primary sponsor for 24 races a season (5-5-2014). Peak will be the sponsor in three races, AAA-Mid Atlantic for two races and Charter for at the All-Star race(1-30-2014). Michael Waltrip Racing announced it will downsize to a two-car full-time team in 2014, dropping the #56 which lost NAPA sponsorship after the Richmond scandal (10-14-2013).
16 Greg Biffle 2014 Ford 3M (~29 races) 2014
American Red Cross
MeguiarsScotch
Fastenal (1 race)
Ortho Fire Ant Killer (3 races)
Roush Fenway Racing
Jack Roush
Matt Puccia Roush-Yates
Ortho Fire Ant Killer will sponsor the car for three races in 2014 and about half of the races in 2015 (8-22-2014). 3M will leave after 2014 and sponsor #24-Jeff Gordon in 11 2015 races (8-18-2014). Fastenal will be the one race sponsor at Charlotte in May with #17-Stenhouse Jr. and #99-Edwards (5-21-2014). Biffle said at Darlington he and the team are talking about a new contract and hopes to have it done soon (4-11-2014), Biffle and sponsor 3M signed thru 2014, the Red Cross returns in 2014 for 2-3 races (7-9-2013)
17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Ford Zest (6 races)
Fifth Third Bank (2 races)
Nationwide Insurance (5+2 races)
NOS (1 race)
Fastenal (1 race)
EcoPower (5 races)
Cargill (5 races)
Roush Fenway Racing
Jack Roush
John Henry
Mike Kelley Roush-Yates
Cargill will be a five race sponsor in 2014, first one at Daytona in July (5-22-2014). Fastenal will be the one race sponsor at Charlotte in May with #16-Biffle and #99-Edwards (5-21-2014). EcoPower will sponsor Stenhouse in "multiple" races, the first being Michigan.(3-20-2014) Mike Kelley named the crew chief, former crew chief Scott Graves will be a crew chief on the #60 RFR Nationwide series car (11-19-2013). Supposedly Best Buy will not return to sponsor the #17 or #99 in 2014 (10-29-2013). Nationwide Insurance will return in 2014 as a primary sponsor, no word how many races (10-6-2013). No word how long Stenhouse Jr. is signed for but at least thru 2014. Expect Graves to return as the crew chief. No word if the three main primary sponsors (Best Buy, Fifth Third & Zest) return in 2014
18 Kyle Busch 2017 Toyota M&M's 2017
Skittles (2 races)
Snickers (2 races)
DoubleMint (2 races)
Interstate Batteries (6 races)
Joe Gibbs Racing Dave Rogers Toyota Racing Development (TRD)
BUsch and M&M'sd are signed thru 2017 (8-13-2014). M&M's was rumored to be going to a 4th JGR car with Carl Edwards, but Gibbs denied it and says M&M's will return to the #18 in 2015 (6-20-2014). Skittles will be the sponsor at Phoenix and Bristol in March (1-30-2014). Busch and JGR extended Busch's contract, supposedly thru the 2016 season, so no moves with the driver. No word about crew chief Rogers or how long he is signed (7-9-2013)
20 Matt Kenseth 2016+
(2003 Champion)
Toyota Dollar General (27 races-2016+)
Home Depot-Husky Tools (11 races)
Joe Gibbs Racing Jason Ratcliff Toyota Racing Development (TRD)
Dollar General will be the primary sponsor for 30 races starting in 2015 thru at least 2016. Kenseth extended his contract at least thru 2016. Gibbs said the team has another sponsor lined up for the remainder of the 2015 season but could not announce it at this point. Home Depot will not return in 2014 (6-28-2014). Dollar General re-signs to be the sponsor for 27 races, up from 17, in 2014. Home Depot / Husky Tools return for fewer races (12-2-2013). Kenseth is signed at least thru 2015 and crew chief Jason Ratcliff will return in 2014
22 Joey Logano 2017 Ford 2017 Shell-Pennzoil 2018
AAA / Southern California Auto Club
Hertz
Autotrader.com (1 race)
Team Penske
Roger Penske
Todd Gordon 2013 Roush-Yates
Logano signed an extension with Team Penske, supposedly thru 2017 (9-25-2014). Autotrader.com will be the sponsor at New Hampshire in July (3-3-2014). Ryan Blaney will run the third Team Penske Ford, the #12, in two races; at Kansas in May and at Talladega in October (1-10-2014). Penske said on SiriusXM NASCAR radio that his team will remain a two-car full-time operation in 2014 (8-23-2013). No changes expected with this team for 2014 (7-9-2013). Pennzoil and Penske extended their contract, saying it was a multi-year deal, supposedly thru 2018 (1-24-2013)
23 [was 93] Alex Bowman (ROTY) Toyota Dr. Pepper
Burger King
Dustless Blasting (2 races)
DipYourCar.com (2 races)
Dumb and Dumber To (PIR-Nov)
BK Racing
Ron Devine
Wayne Press
Thomas Ueberall
Patrick Donahue BK Racing
Car chief Patrick Donahue took over as the crew chief at Homestead, no word if former crew chief Dave Winston is still with the team (11-15-2014). The movie Dumb and Dumber To featured on the car at Phoenix in Nov (11-6-2014). DipYourCar.com will be the sponsor at Martinsville in Oct and Homestead in Nov (10-26-2014). Dustless Blasting was the sponsor for two races (10-19-2014). Alex Bowman will drive the car full-time in 2014, running for rookie of the year. The team will change from #93 to #23 and be sponsored by Dr Pepper. Dave Winston will be the crew chief with Dale Ferguson moving to BK Racing #83 for Ryan Truex (1-20-2014). Ryan Treux will test the car at Daytona in Jan 2014. Dale Ferguson will return as the crew chief in 2014 (1-5-2014). Travis Kvapil ran the #83 in 2013 under a one-year deal. No word if he or #83 driver David Reutimann will return in 2014 (7-14-2013). Dale Ferguson took over as the crew chief at Daytona in July 2013. Mike Ford goes back to his regular job, director of competition and racing operations (7-2-2013).
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) 2016
Panasonic (2 races)(2016)
Rick Hendrick
Jeff Gordon
Alan Gustafson
2014
Hendrick Motorsports
Panasonic come aboard as a primary sponsor for two races a year thru 2016 (6-17-2014). Valvoline becomes the oil / lubricant sponsor for Hendrick Motorsports starting in 2014, replacing Quaker State Oil (9-24-2013). Looks like Gordon plans to drive at least 2-3 more years. Axalta Coating Systems re-signed with Hendrick thru 2016 and Drive to End Hunger is signed thru 2014. Crew chief Alan Gustafson is good thru 2014. Gordon is signed to a long term 'lifetime' deal with Hendrick, and Gordon says he plans to drive at least a couple more years (7-9-2013).
26 Cole Whitt (ROTY) Toyota Speed Stick Gear (7 races)
Scorpyd Crossbows (2 races)
Iowa Chop House (Kansas)
Scorpion Window Film (Daytona - July)
TapOut Muscle Recovery (2 races)
Standard Plumbling
Moen
Uponor (2 races)
Anthony Marlowe
BK Racing
Ron Levine

was Swan Racing
Brandon Davis
Randy Cox BK Racing
Axxess Pharma / TapOut Muscle Recovery will be the primary sponsor at New Hampshire in July and Phoenix in November (7-11-2014). Scorpion Window Film was the sponsor at Daytona in July (7-3-2014). Iowa Chop House was the sponsor at Kansas in May (5-10-2014). Speed Stick Gear added more races to its sponsorship, will be the sponsor at Sprint Showdown in Charlotte, Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte, Michigan in June , Indy in August, Bristol in August, Texas and Homestead in November (5-20-2014). Swan Racing announced it has restructured the company by finding solutions for the #26 and #30 teams in an attempt to save the jobs of the crews, the drivers, and to keep those teams competing throughout the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. As a result, Anthony Marlowe has merged his ownership of the #26 team into BK Racing [#23 & #93], effective immediately. Cole Whitt will remain behind the wheel of the #26. The #30 team has been sold to John Cohen of XxxTreme Motorsports [#44 Chevy], which will operate the team going forward and intends to compete with veteran driver J.J. Yeley. Stephen "Bones" Lane will serve as crew chief and be joined by several other former Swan Racing crew members. Driver Parker Kligerman remains under contract with Swan Racing, which will seek to identify options for him to get back on track (4-23-2014). Swan Racing announced that "Swan Racing is in the process of reviewing its current situation and the ability to continue to compete in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. The team has been unable to secure the kind of sponsorship required to effectively operate the team. As a result, the team management is exploring every available option. We hope to be in position to provide a detailed update in the near future (4-17-2014). Swan Racing announced that Whitt will run the #26 and the crew chief will be Randy Cox will be his crew chief. Parker Kligerman will be in the #30 Swan Racing Toyota (1-7-2014). Swan Racing announced it will expand to a multi-car team in 2014 and run Parker Kligerman and Cole Whitt in Toyota Camrys. Both will compete for 2014 Rookie of the Year honors. The team will announce car numbers and crew chiefs at a later date. The team ran #26 in the 2013 Daytona 500 with Michael Waltrip and the #30 the remainder of the season. Swan Racing will move into its new shop in Statesville, NC in the near future (12-3-2013)
27 Paul Menard 2016 Chevy Menard's 2016 Richard Childress Racing
Richard Childress
Justin Alexander Earnhardt Childress Racing
Richard Childress Racing moved crew chief Slugger Labbe to a leading role in their research and development efforts as of Talladega in Oct 2014. Justin Alexander will take the over the crew chief role for the rest of the season starting at Talladega and into 2015 (10-1-2014). Mark McArdle, who was director of racing operations at Richard Childress Racing as well as competition director at Furniture Row Racing, has moved to RCR full time. He will continue to report to RCR competition director Dr. Eric Warren (8-10-2013). Sponsor Menard's and driver Menard re-signed in May, thru 2016. crew chief Labbe had re-signed for three years a bit earlier in the month (5-24-2013).
31 Ryan Newman 2016 Chevy Caterpillar (~20 races)
Kwikset (1 race)Quicken Loans (12 races)
WIX Filters (3 races)
Richard Childress
Richard Childress Racing
Luke Lambert ECR Engines
Kwikset will be the sponsor at Kansas in May(3-18-2013). WIX Filters moves over with Newman, will be the sponsor for three races in 2014 (11-19-2013). Quicken Loans will move with Newman from SHR and be the primary sponsor for 12 races. Supposedly #31 team is sponsored for all but one race in 2014 (9-25-2013). Newman was announced as the driver in Sept. Newman will take over in 2014, supposedly a 3-year deal. Luke Lambert will stay as the crew chief. Caterpillar will return as a primary sponsor in some form. Other sponsors will be announced at a later date (9-9-2013). Burton announced he will not drive the #31 car in 2014 and has no plans yet on what car he will drive, he said he has not talked to any other teams about 2014. Supposedly Ryan Newman will be in the car. Caterpillar will return to sponsor an RCR car, no word how many races, same with Cheerios (9-5-2013). At Atlanta before the race, FoxSports1's Wendy Venturini reported that rumor in the garage has Ryan Newman to RCR's #31 with Jeff Burton moving to a "satellite team" for Childress with the #30 Swan Racing team mentioned as the team for Burton, possibly with Caterpillar sponsorship (9-1-2013). Mark McArdle, who was director of racing operations at Richard Childress Racing as well as competition director at Furniture Row Racing, has moved to RCR full time. He will continue to report to RCR competition director Dr. Eric Warren (8-10-2013). 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.
32 Terry Labonte
1984,1996 Champ
(restrictor plate races)
Boris Said (road courses)
Travis Kvapil
Blake Koch (3 races)
Eddie MacDonald (1 race)
J.J. Yeley
Joey Case (3 races)
Kyle Fowler
Ford C&J Energy (w/Labonte)Seven 11 / AmerGas
SK Hand Tool
Keen Parts / Corvetteparts.net (8 races)
LeafFilter (2 races)
24/7 E-Cigs (TMS - Oct)
Frank Stoddard
Heidi Stoddard
Go FAS Racing
Archie St. Hilaire
Ben Leslie
Clinton Cram
Roush-Yates
Blake Koch will drive at Homestead with LeafFilter as the sponsor (11-11-2014). 24/7 E-Cigs will sponsor Joey Gase at Texas in Nov (10-27-2014). Kyle Fowler made his Sprint Cup Series debut in the car at Martinsville in Oct and finished 28th (10-26-2014). Yeley will run the car at Charlotte in Oct with LeafFilter as the sponsor (10-3-2014). Joey Gase made his debut at Chicago and will run at Kansas in Oct, Clinton Cram supposedly is the crew chief for Gase (10-2-2014). Local New England racing legend Eddie MacDonald from Rowley, Mass. will drive the #32 at NHMS with Blue Vase Marketing as the sponsor in July(6-26-2014). The Coca Cola 600 entry list shows Ben Leslie as the crew chief, no word what happened with Dan Stillman (5-22-2014). Blake Koch will run the Sprint Showdown & Coke 600 at Charlotte and at Dover in June (5-13-2014). Keen Parts will be the sponsor for 8 races (5-1-2014). SK Hand Tool sponsoring the team at Auto Club Speedway.(3-20-2014) Travis Kvapil will run most of the races this season. Boris Said will drive on the road courses and Terry Labonte the restrictor plate track races at Daytona and Talladega (2-21-2014). Reed Sorenson tested the car for the team at Daytona in January, but will be in the #36 Chevy full-time in 2014(2-4-2014). FAS Lane Racing owner, Frank Stoddard, and Go Green Racing owner, Archie St. Hilaire, announced that they have entered into a joint venture for the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season and beyond. The team will be re-named to Go FAS Racing. The team hired veteran crew chief Dan Stillman for 2014. The team will continue to operate out of the FAS Lane Racing shop in Mooresville, NC and continue to field Fords with utilize Roush/Yates engines (12-24-2013). OxyWater signed on to sponsor the car for 24 races in 2013 and full season in 2014 & 2015 but had legal/IRS troubles late in the season and wasn't seen on the car after Indy in July, so no word of plans with OxyWater as their website no longer exists (12-1-2013)
33 Brian Scott(i)
Ty Dillon(i)(RCR)
Timmy Hill
David Stremme
Alex Kennedy (3 races)
Bobby Labonte (2000 Champ)(Daytona-July)
Morgan Shephard (NHMS-July)
Travis Kvapil (1 race)
Chevy Whitetail, Shore Lodge
Charter Communications
Newtown Building Supplies (RIR-both)
Mace Brands
Thunder Coal (3 races)
retroinfinity.com
Richard Childress (RCR)
Joe Falk
Circle Sport
Nick Harrison
Slugger Labbe (RCR)
Mike Hillmann Jr. (CS)
ECR Engines
Pro Motor Engines
Brian Scott will drive at Homestead with Slugger Labbe as the crew chief (11-11-2014). Ty Dillon ran the car at Phoenix with Charter as the sponsor (11-8-2014). 2Kvapil drove the car at Martinsville in Oct (10-26-2014). Timmy Hill ran at Kansas in Oct with retroinfinity.com as the sponsor (10-2-2014). Ty Dillon made his Sprint Cup Series debut at Atlanta in August (8-31-2014). Mogan Shepherd drove at New Hampshire in July, Rick Ren was the crew chief (7-4-2014). Bobby Labonte drove the car at Daytona in July with Thunder Coal as the sponsor and could drive at Indy and Richmond(6-30-2014). Alex Kennedy will run the car at Pocono in June, Sonoma in June and Watkins Glen in August (6-6-2014). Stremme back in the car at Dover in June (5-30-2014). Brian Scott drove at Talladega and sat on the pole (5-3-2014). David Stremme will drive at Martinsville, Texas, Richmond and Darlington(3-25-2013). Hill will drive at Bristol (Mar) and Scott will drive at Auto Club Speedway.(3-5-2014) Timmy Hill will drive the #33 for Circle Sport at Las Vegas.(2-26-2014). Brian Scott will run the #33 Whitetail Chevy in the Daytona 500 and at Phoenix. Richard Childress Racing will field the car with Nick Harrison as the crew chief. Landon Cassill said he would be back with Circle Sport, not sure if in the #33 when RCR doesn't use it or in the #40 Hillman Racing Chevy (1-7-2014). No word on 2013 plans as Landon Cassill ran most of the races in the #33 with RCR running the #33 for Austin Dillon in a few races. Ron Fellows ran the road course races for the #33 in 2013. No word if Circle Sport keeps the #33 and comes back in 2014 or if Richard Childress Racing uses the #33 team as it's 4th team in 2014 for Austin Dillon, Ryan Newman or Kurt Busch (7-9-2013). Falk took over ownership after seven races in 2012 from Richard Childress Racing.
34 David Ragan 2014 Ford Dockside Logistics (7 races)
CSX Transportation (4 races)
Farm Fresh (3 races)
Taco Bell
KFC To Go Cup (1 race)
MDS Transport
Front Row Motorsports
Bob Jenkins
Derrick Finley Roush-Yates
Ragan expects to return to the team in 2015 (10-16-2014). Competition Director Derrick Finley will serve as interim crew chief on the #34 team of David Ragan, and crew chief Jay Guy will move to the #38 team of David Gilliland. Former #38 crew chief Frank Kerr is no longer with the organization. Front Row Motorsports is actively looking for a full-time replacement for a crew chief on the #34 team to allow Finley to return to his role of competition director full-time (10-6-2014). KFC To Go Cup was the sponsor at Talladega in May (5-3-2014). Dockside Logistics will be the sponsor at Bristol in March(3-12-2014). CSX Transportation will be the sponsor at Daytona in Feb, Darlington in April, Michigan in August and Richmond in Sept (1-24-2014). Farm Rich will be the sponsor at Phoenix in March (1-22-2014). Front Row Motorsports didn't test at Daytona in January but tested the #38 at Charlotte in December (1-10-2014). Ragan and teammate David Gilliland signed to run in 2014 (10-16-2013). David Ragan is signed thru 2013. No word if he returns as there will not be a lot of openings for drivers in the 2014 season and indications are that he will return. Front Row Motorsports is slowly getting better every season. No word on sponsorship or if crew chief Jay Guy returns in 2014 (7-9-2013)
36 Reed Sorenson Chevy Golden Corral (4 restrictor plates)
DOHS "Click It or Ticket" campaign (Dover)
Theme Park Connection (4 races)
FLASR (1 race)
Accell Construction (1 race)
Tommy Baldwin Racing
Tommy Baldwin Jr.
Al Heinke
Todd Parrott Pro Motor Engines
FLASR will be the sponsor at Phoenix in November (10-21-2014). Theme Park Connection will be the sponsor at Pocono, Michigan, Sonoma & Kentucky in June (6-5-2014). DOHS "Click It or Ticket" campaign will be the sponsor at Dover in June (5-15-2014). Golden Corral will be the sponsor in the Daytona and Talladega races (2-13-2014). Sorenson will be the driver in 2014 (2-4-2014). Parrott named the crew chief for 2014. Parrott was the crew chief of the #43 Ford until he was suspended for violation of NASCAR's substance abuse policy. Parrott was reinstated in Jan 2014. No word if former crew chief Joe Lax is still with the team (2-3-2014). Yeley tested at Charlotte in December but not Daytona in January. Supposedly TBR will announce its plans for the #36 sometime in late January (1-10-2014). Some rumors had Burton coming over to one of TBR's Chevy's in 2014, but he ended up taking a limited ride with MWR in the #66 Toyota and signed with NBC to be a broadcaster there (1-15-2013). Burton said he has not talked to any team yet (9-5-2013). No word on 2014 plans for the team, Baldwin's 2nd team. Had sponsorship from Golden Corral, Accell Construction, United Mining Equipment for a little over a third of the season and did some start and parking (7-9-2013)
38 David Gilliland 2014 Ford Love's Travel Stops (14 races)
Long John Silver's
A&W All American
The Pete Store
MDS Transport
Jay Guy Roush-Yates
Competition Director Derrick Finley will serve as interim crew chief on the #34 team of David Ragan, and crew chief Jay Guy will move to the #38 team of David Gilliland. Former #38 crew chief Frank Kerr is no longer with the organization. Front Row Motorsports is actively looking for a full-time replacement for a crew chief on the #34 team to allow Finley to return to his role of competition director full-time (10-6-2014). The Pete Store was the sponsor at Dover in June (6-1-2014). Love's Travel Stops will be the primary sponsor in 14 races, starting at the Daytona 500 (1-21-2014). Front Row Motorsports didn't test at Daytona in January but tested the #38 at Charlotte in December (1-10-2014). Gilliland and teammate David Ragan signed to run in 2014 (10-16-2013). David Gilliland is signed thru 2013. No word if he returns as there will not be a lot of openings for drivers in the 2014 season and indications are that he will return. Front Row Motorsports is slowly getting better every season. No word on sponsorship or if crew chief Frank Kerr returns in 2014 (7-9-2013)
40 Landon Cassill(i) Chevy Newtown Building Supplies (8 races)
Carsforsale.com (5 races)
CRC Brakleen /Automotive (4 races)
Atlantic Plumbing and Utilities
Gallery Furniture (Texas)
Snap Fitness (4 races)
Joe Falk
Mike Hillman, Sr.
Mark Hillman ECR Engines
Pro Motor Engineering
Mark Hillman listed as the crew chief starting in mid season, replacing Mike Abner (7-15-2014). Snap Fitness will be the primary sponsor at Kentucky, Chicago and New Hampshire in Sept and Kansas in October (6-21-2014). Newtown Building Supplies signed on for 8 races: Pocono in June, Daytona in July, New Hampshire in July, Watkins Glen in August, Atlanta in August, Richmond in September (along with the #33 Chevy), Dover in September and Martinsville in October (6-6-2014). Atlantic Plumbing and Utilities was the sponsor at Richmond in April (4-24-2014). Gallery Furniture was the sponsor at Texas (4-6-2014). Brakleen was the sponsor at Bristol in March(3-14-2014). Plans to run the whole season with Cassill as the driver (2-14-2014). Cassill will run the car in the Daytona 500, no word on plans after that (2-13-2014). Landon Cassill will test the car at Daytona in January and looks like he will run the car in the Daytona 500 as Brian Scott will be in the #33 at Daytona. No word if the team plans to run full-time in 2014 (1-7-2014). Was a 2nd team to the #33 Circle Sport team with Raines and Cassill running many races towards the end of the 2013 season (10-11-2013).
41 Kurt Busch (2004 Champ) 2015+ Chevy Haas Automation
State Water Heaters (1 race)
Stewart Haas Racing
Tony Stewart
Joe Custer
Gene Haas
Daniel Knost
Tony Gibson
Hendrick Motorsports
Gibson will take over at Busch's crew chief after Martinsville (10-22-2014). Daniel Knost has been promoted from race engineer on the #39 team [now #4 team] to crew chief for the #41 (11-19-2013). Kurt Busch announced as the driver of a 4th SHR Chevy starting in 2014. Supposedly the team is looking to use the #00. The owners points for the #39 will go to the #4 car and Harvick as Busch has a past champions provisional to use in the first three races if 2014. Haas Automation will sponsor Busch for the full season. No word on a crew chief (8-27-2013). News broke after the August race in Michigan that Stewart-Haas Racing had offered Kurt Busch a multi-year contract starting in 2014 to drive a 4th car, supposedly the #39 [could use a different car number](8-19-2013). Harvick was announced as the driver for SHR on July 12th. and the team will switch from #39 to #4. Budweiser announced as the sponsor for 20 races plus the Sprint Showdown in Feb. Stewart said at New Hampshire that they would not expand to a 4th team and Newman would not return to SHR in 2014. Ryan Newman signed a one-year deal to return to SHR for the 2013 season and is a free-agent for 2014. Supposedly Quicken Loans could move with Newman to his new team in 2014. No word if crew chief Matt Borland will stay with SHR or go with Newman. Rodney Childers from MWR is supposedly a candidate (7-12-2013).
Newman could go to the #78 Furniture Row Racing team if Kurt Busch moves to another ride or if they start a 2nd team, or to RCR to replace Harvick in the #29 or any other open ride such as EGR or Penske Racing or Roush if those teams decide to expand.
42 Kyle Larson (ROTY) 2017 Chevy Target 2014
Clorox Wipes (1 race)
AXE Peace (1 race)
Cottonelle (1 race)
Chip Ganassi
Felix Sabates
Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates
Chris Heroy Hendrick Motorsports
Target partner Clorox wipes will be the sponsor at Phoenix (Mar)(2-26-2014) Switches team name to Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates from Earnhardt Ganassi Racing as Teresa Earnhardt is no longer involved (1-8-2014). Larson will run the full 2014 season, running for rookie of the year (ROTY)(8-30-2013). Ganassi will announce the new driver at Atlanta on Friday, Aug. 30th at 2:45pm/et. Indications are that is could be Kyle Larson (8-27-2013). Juan Pablo Montoya will not return to the #42 team in 2014, no word who will drive the #42 or what ride/series Montoya will end up in. Target will return as the primary sponsor in 2014 (8-13-2013). Montoya is signed thru 2013. No word if EGR stays with Hendrick Motorsports or goes back to ECR Engines as the engine supplier after switching to Hendrick in 2012 (7-9-2013)
43 Aric Almirola 2016 Ford Smithfield Foods 2016 (29 races)
STP (1 race)
U.S. Air Force (2 races)
GoBowling.com (1 race)
Nathan Famous
Richard Petty Motorsports
Richard Petty
Andy Murstein
Doug Bergeron
Trent Owens Roush-Yates
Almirola and Smithfield sign three-year extensions thru 2016. Smithfield will be the sponsor for 29 races a year thru 2016 (1-15-2014). Trent Owens named the crew chief. Greg Ebert had been the interim (12-2-2013). Crew chief Todd Parrott was released by the team in October 2013 after being suspended in October for violation of the NASCAR Substance Abuse Policy, Sammy Johns was the crew chief at Talladega. Greg Ebert was the interim crew chief for rest of 2013(10-22-2013). 2014 diecast paint scheme released show Almirola in the #43 in 2014 with Smithfield as the sponsor and the U.S. Air Force returning (10-6-2013). Almirola says he is close to finalizing his deal to stay with the #43 with Parrott returning as crew chief in 2014 (8-31-2013). Almirola signed a 1 year deal for 2013 and could be looking. He could stay in the #43 for RPM or move on, no real rumors out there. Air Force could return since the bill to ban military sponsorships fell thru. No word if Smithfield Foods will return to be the sponsor in 2014 after being the primary and running Petty blue most of the time for 25 races in 2014. No word if Parrott stays of looks elsewhere (7-9-2013)
47 A.J. Allmendinger 2016 Chevy Bush's Baked Beans
Clorox
Kingsford Charcoal
Scott Products
House-Autry Mills
Glad
Hungry Jack (2 races)
JTG Daugherty Racing
Tad Geschickter
Brad Daugherty
Brian Burns ECR Engines
Team switches to Chevy after years of running Toyota. Forms a technical alliance with Richard Childress Racing (11-25-2013). Allmendinger named as the full-time driver of the #47 on Saturday, August 31st. It will be a three-year deal starting in 2014. Looks like more of the sponsors from 2013 will return in 2014. Bobby Labonte has been offered a job to stay with JTG, but no word what that job is or if he will take it (8-29-2013). One rumor had the team switching to Chevy and hiring Ryan Newman as the driver for 2014 (8-27-2013). Team has supposedly talked to Richard Childress Racing and could form an alliance similar to what RCR has with Furniture Row Racing #78 team and could switch to Chevy (8-12-2013). Allmendinger came in mid-season and ran five races for the team in 2013 to help the team evaluate progress. No word if the team will keep Labonte, bring Allmendinger aboard full time or look for another driver as there quite a few free agents out there. No word which sponsors leave and/or return in 2014. The team was hoping to start a 2nd team in 2013, but that seems unlikely in the near future (7-9-2013)
48 Jimmie Johnson 2015
(2006,2007,2008
2009,2010,2013 Champ)
Chevy Lowe's Home Improvement
Kobalt Tools
2013
Rick Hendrick
Jeff Gordon
Chad Knaus
2014
Hendrick Motorsports
Valvoline becomes the oil / lubricant sponsor for Hendrick Motorsports starting in 2014, replacing Quaker State Oil (9-24-2013). Lowe's re-signed with the team to be the full primary thru 2015, the same length as Johnson's contract. Crew chief Chad Knaus is signed thru 2014
51 Justin Allgaier (ROTY) Chevy Brandt (21 races)
AccuDoc Solutions (5 races)
Auto-Owners Insurance (2 races)
Plant B Sales (NHMS - Sept)
Carcoons Storage Solutions (MIS)
SEM Products
Hendrickcars.com
Harry Scott
HScott Motorsports
Steve Addington Hendrick Motorsports
Changed from Phoenix Racing to HScott Motorsports (2-5-2014). Allgaier named the full-time driver and will run for 2014 rookie of the year. Brandt will be the sponsor for 21 races in 2014 (1-21-2014). Allgaier tested at Daytona in January. Bobby Labonte will run a 2nd car part-time, the #52 Chevy (1-8-2014). Steve Addington named the new crew chief, moving over from #14 Stewart Haas Racing. No driver has been named yet, but Addington mentioned Allgaier in his press conference (). Crew chief Nick Harrison left after Kansas in Oct 2013 to go to Richard Childress Racing. Jimmy Elledge took over as the interim crew chief for the rest of the season (10-2-2013). General Manager Steve Barkdoll left the team in Sept (9-18-2013). Harry Scott Jr. took over ownership of the team as of Sept 10, 2013. Justin Allgaier drove in three races and could be the full time driver in 2014 and run for ROTY. Brandt could be the full time sponsor with Allgaier. Supposedly crew chief Nick Harrison and GM Steve Barkdoll, will stay. Supposedly the team will continue its relationships and alliances with Chevrolet, Hendrick Motorsports and Earnhardt Ganassi Racing (8-28-2013). 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 (7-9-2013).
55 [was 56] Brian Vickers 2015 Toyota
2014
Aaron's Dream Machine 2015
TREATMYCLOT.com
Michael Waltrip Racing
Michael Waltrip
Robert Kauffman
Johnny Harris
Billy Scott Toyota Racing Development (TRD)
Florida State University was featured on the car at Daytona in July (7-2-2014). TREATMYCLOT.com was featured on the car at Auto Club Speedway(3-19-2014) .Billy Scott named the full time crew chief. Scott Miller who was the crew chief after Rodney Childers left in August, will resume his job as MWR's Executive Vice President of Competition (12-19-2013). MWR will run Waltrip and Jeff Burton in a few races during the 2014 season running the #66 instead of the #56. Waltrip will run the Daytona 500 and Burton's first race is at Las Vegas. After that nothing announced (12-2-2013). Michael Waltrip Racing announced it will downsize to a two-car full-time team in 2014, dropping the #56 which lost NAPA sponsorship after the Richmond scandal (10-14-2013). Scott Miller will stay as the full-time crew chief (10-14-2013). Vickers was diagnosed with blood clots in his leg again in Oct 2013 and missed the final five races of the season. Vickers, the team and the doctor expect him to return to run the full 2014 season in the #55 car (10-14-2013). Crew chief Rodney Childers was removed as crew chief after Bristol when he announced he would leave MWR at end of 2013 and go to the #4 SHR team (8-23-2013). Vickers named the full time driver for 2014-2015 with Aaron's as the sponsor for two full-seasons. MWR is signed with Toyota thru at least 2014.(7-13-2013).
66 [was 55] Michael Waltrip (Daytona 500)
Jeff Burton (6-8 races)
Brett Moffitt (? races)
Joe Nemechek(i)(27-29 races)
Tomy Drissi (Sonoma)
Mike Wallace (5 races)
Toyota
2014
PEAK BlueDEF
Toyota
LandCastle Title
Farm Bureau
Testoril
Hercules (Sonoma)
Friedman Law Firm (RIR)
Michael Waltrip Racing
Michael Waltrip
Robert Kauffman
Johnny Harris
Jay Robinson
Robinson Racing Team
Chad Walter
Scott Eggleston
Toyota Racing Development (TRD)
Mike Wallace ran the car in four races: NHMS & Dover in Sept; Kansas & Martinsville in Oct (10-26-2014). Nemechek back in the car at Richmond with Friedman Law Firm as the sponsor (9-1-2014). Moffitt drove the car at Bristol and Atlanta in August (8-31-2014). Drissi ran the car at Sonoma with Hercules as the sponsor (6-20-2014). Moffitt made his Sprint Cup Series debut at Dover in June, next race will be Michigan in June (6-6-2014). Burton will run at New Hampshire in July (6-6-2014). Testoril will be the sponsor at Charlotte in May and Kentucky and June with Nemechek (5-22-2014). Waltrip will run restrictor plate races, Nemechek at Phoenix in March and Burton at Las Vegas. Burton will run in 6-8 races. Nemechek in 26-29 and Waltrip could run a few restrictor plate races in addition to the Daytona 500 (2-1-2014). Burton will start his broadcast career in 2014, doing NASCAR reports on NBCSN and then as a full-time analyst on NASCAR races when NBC takes over the Sprint Cup Series broadcasts in the 2nd half of the 2015 season (12-3-2013). MWR changes car number from #56 to #66 and announced that Jeff Burton will drive a part time schedule in 2014, starting at Las Vegas in March. Michael Waltrip will drive the car in the Daytona 500 (12-2-2013). Jeff Burton is rumored to drive this car part time in 2014, no word how many races or a sponsor. MWR could change the car number from #56 (11-1-2013). Michael Waltrip Racing announced it will downsize to a two-car full-time team in 2014, dropping the #56 which lost NAPA sponsorship after the Richmond scandal. Truex Jr. was told he is free to look for another ride for the 2014 season and will move to the #78 Furniture Row Racing ride. Many indications are that NAPA will sit out the 2014 season and re-think it's sponsorship deals. Waltrip is scheduled to run at least one race in the #56 in 2014, at the Daytona 500. The team will now be MWR's R&D team and run a limited schedule (10-14-2013). Crew chief Chad Johnston asked for his release after the 2013 season (10-6-2013). 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. Supposedly the NAPA Sponsorship will go to Stewart-Haas Racing, but no idea which team (9-9-2013). NAPA and Truex Jr. re-signed thru 2015, no word on any changes on the team in 2014. MWR is signed with Toyota thru at least 2014 (7-12-2013)
78 Martin Truex Jr. 2015 Chevy 2014 Furniture Row Furniture Row Racing
Barney Visser
Todd Berrier ECR Engines
Truex Jr. signed a two-year deal and his pit crew from MWR's #56 team will move to the #78 (11-1-2013). Truex Jr. will drive this car in 2014, official announcement has not been held as of Oct. 25th. All indications are that NAPA will not come with Truex Jr. and not likely to be a team sponsor in 2014(10-17-2013). Truex Jr. is rumored to this ride after MWR announced it would not run the #56 team full-time in 2014. Supposedly NAPA would not come along with Truex Jr and may site out a year as a sponsor in NASCAR (10-14-2013). Supposedly the team is turning towards a younger driver and Blaney is at the top of their list, if he can get out of his Penske contract (9-19-2013). Montoya will leave NASCAR for a full time ride in Indycars with Team Penske. No word on other drivers who may get this ride in 2014 (9-16-2013). Will stay aligned with Richard Childress Racing in 2014 (9-14-2013). Montoya visited this team on Sept 4th, no word if he will drive the car or not. Jeff Burton is a free agent but he said he has not talked to any teams yet about a 2014 ride. Ryan Newman was an early rumored driver for this ride after Busch announced he would leave at the end of the season. But all indications are that his deal is done to replace Burton in the #31 Chevy for 2014 (9-5-2013). Kurt Busch will leave after 2013 season and go to a 4th Stewart-Haas Racing Chevy. No word yet who will drive this car in 2014, Newman is the only one in the rumor mill (8-27-2013). RCR is hoping to retain its technical alliance with Furniture Row Racing. Currently FRR is weighing its options with other manufacturers since its contract with Chevy runs out at the end of 2013. Toyota has visited FRR in Denver but nothing has been formalized either way. FRR principals have put their driver selection on hold until after the manufacturer decision has been made. Indications are that Newman will head to RCR in the #29 Chevy (8-12-2013). Mark McArdle, who was director of racing operations at Richard Childress Racing as well as competition director at Furniture Row Racing, has moved to RCR full time. He will continue to report to RCR competition director Dr. Eric Warren (8-10-2013). 2004 Cup Champ Kurt ran the 2013 season for the team and could return in 2014 or Busch could move to a larger multi-car team such as Richard Childress Racing in the #29 or to Michael Waltrip in the #55 car. FRR could also start a 2nd team in 2014, but that seems unlikely (7-14-2013).
83 J.J. Yeley
Travis Kvapil
Ryan Truex (ROTY)
Toyota Burger King
Dr. Pepper
Borla Exhausts (5 races)
DipYourCar.com (2 races)
Zak Products
VooDoo BBQ
Dumb and Dumber To
BK Racing
Ron Devine
Wayne Press
Thomas Ueberall
Joe Williams BK Engines
The movie Dumb and Dumber To featured on the car at Phoenix in Nov (11-6-2014). Zak Products will be the sponsor at Texas in November with Yeley driving (10-30-2014). DipYourCar.com will be the sponsor at Martinsville in Oct and Homestead in Nov (10-26-2014). Yeley ran the car at Kansas in Oct (10-3-2014). Travis Kvapil ran the car at New Hampshire and Dover in September. All reports say Ryan Truex will not return to the ride (9-25-2014). Joe Williams listed as crew chief since Michigan in June, assuming Richert went back to management role at BK Racing. Williams had been the car chief of the #83(6-10-2014). Doug Richert listed as crew chief since Kansas, no word what happened to Dale Ferguson (5-25-2014). VooDoo BBQ was the sponsor at Richmond & Talladega (4-25-2014). Ryan Truex will run the car full time in 2014, running for Rookie of the Year. Dale Ferguson will be the crew chief. Borla Exhausts will be the sponsor for the Daytona 500 and four other races. Alex Bowman will BK Racing's #23, which was the #93 team (1-20-2014). Driver David Reutimann parted ways with the team after the 2013 season. Alex Bowman and Ryan Truex will test the #83 & #93 cars at Daytona in January (1-6-2014). Dave Winston named the crew chief of #23. Former crew chief Doug Richert will remain with BK Racing. Alex Bowman tested the car at Charlotte and is scheduled to at Daytona in Jan (1-5-2014). Richert took over as the crew chief after New Hampshire in July 2013 (7-23-2013). David Reutimann ran the #83 in 2013 under a one-year deal. No word if he or #93 driver Travis Kvapil will return in 2014 (7-14-2013)
88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. 2017 Chevy Army National Guard (20 races) 2014
Diet Mountain Dew / AMP Energy (? races) 2015
Kelley Blue Book (2 races)
Nationwide (RIR)
D.C. Comics/Superman
Rick Hendrick Steve Letarte
2014 & leaves
Hendrick Motorsports
Diet Mountain Dew was the sponsor at NHMS in Sept and Kansas in Oct (10-2-2014). Nationwide was the sponsor at Richmond in Sept (9-4-2014). Superman will be featured on the National Guard scheme at Charlotte in May and Michigan in June (5-21-2014). National Guard NASCAR sponsorship will be examined by Congress and possibly could not return in 2015, but would like to if approved (5-9-2014). Nationwide will be a primary sponsor on the #88 for 12 races starting in 2015 (5-2-2014). Kelley Blue Book will be the primary sponsor for one race, at Sonoma in May (2-14-2014). Crew chief Steve Letarte will leave after the season and work on TV in the NBC booth starting in the 2nd half of the 2015 season (1-10-2014). National Guard signs up for another year, thru 2014 to be the primary sponsor for 20 races with a brand new paint scheme. Pepsi/Mtn Dew/AMP will ne the sponsor for five races and is signed thru 2015 (10-25-2013). Valvoline becomes the oil / lubricant sponsor for Hendrick Motorsports starting in 2014, replacing Quaker State Oil (9-24-2013). Time Warner came aboard to sponsor for five races late in 2013, no word if they will return in 2014. Supposedly a new sponsor will join the team, one that has not been in the sport before, but no word who that will be (9-4-2013). Earnhardt Jr. is signed thru 2017 (7-23-2013).
98 Josh Wise Chevy
Ford
Provident Metals (4 races)
Ambient Edge (Phoenix)
Trench Shoring (Auto Club)
Dogecoin/reddit (Talladega - both)
Vapor Station (Kan-Oct)
Phil Parsons Racing
Phil Parsons
Mike Curb
Gene Nead Pro Motor Engines
Provident Metals will be the sponsor in four races: Bristol in August, Richmond in September, Charlotte in October and Texas in November with different paint schemes (7-10-2014). Dogecoin/reddit will be the sponsor at both Talladega races. Dogecoin/reddit was featured on the car in the Sprint Showdown and the fans voted Wise into the All-Star race as the Sprint Fan Vote winner (5-17-2014). The team ran Ford at the Daytona 500 and Talladega in May (5-4-2014). Josh Wise named the driver for 2014 and the team will switch to Chevy from Ford (12-4-2013). Michael McDowell left to join the #95 Leavine Family Racing team in 2014(10-28-2013). The team ran most of the races in 2013, mostly as a start-and-park team and skipping a few. No word on 2014 plans for the team (7-13-2013)
99 Carl Edwards 2014 Ford Fastenal (18 races)
Subway (6 races)
Aflac (5 races)
Kellogg's/Cheez-It (4 races)
UPS (1 race)
Ford EcoBoost
Roush Fenway Racing
Jack Roush
John Henry
Jimmy Fennig Roush-Yates
Fastenal will move to the #17 and Cheez-It will move to the #16 in 2015 (10-25-2014). Crew chief Jimmy Fennig will retire from crew chiefing after 2014 and work in RFR's shop (9-10-2014). Edwards will leave and head to Joe Gibbs Racing in 2015. Fastenal will move to the #17 and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (9-1-2014). Roush contract says nothing can be announced until September (6-6-2014). Edwards said there is no progress on a contract extension (4-11-2014). Ford EcoBoost was the sponsor at Darlington (4-10-12-2014). UPS will leave the sport after the 2014 season (12-13-2013). Best Buy/Geek Squad will not return to sponsor the #17 or #99 in 2014 (10-29-2013). Diecast images show Fastenal, Aflac, Subway and UPS returning as sponsor (10-6-2013). No word on any changes with this team. Edwards re-signed a multi-year contract starting in 2012 to stay at Roush Racing thru 2014. RFR tends to do 3-4 year deals. Fastenal signed a multiyear agreement to sponsor the #99 starting in 2012, supposedly thru 2014 (7-12-2013).

Teams that run part time or have skipped at least one race in 2014
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.................
6* Trevor Bayne (2017) Ford AdvoCare Roush Fenway Racing
Jack Roush
?Chad Norris
?Jimmy Fennig
Roush-Yates
Roush Fenway Racing announced in May 2014 that it will again field its iconic #6 Sprint Cup entry in the 2015 NASCAR season, with Trevor Bayne driving the car with full multi-year primary partnership from AdvoCare (5-24-2014). No word if Roush will run Bayne in a few 2014 races to build up some team attempts. The #6 sat out the 2013 & 2014 seasons. The #6 last ran during the 2012 season with Ricky Stenhouse Jr. running four races. The team last ran full-time in 2011 with David Ragan.
12* Ryan Blaney(i)(2 races)
Juan Pablo Montoya (2 races)
Ford SKF (3 races)
Penske Truck Rental (Indy)
Team Penske
Roger Penske
Jeremy Bullins
Greg Erwin
Roush-Yates
Looks like Blaney will head to the #21 part-time ride in 2015 (8-1-2014). Montoya will run two races, Michigan in June with SKF as the sponsor and Indianapolis in July with an un-named sponsor. Erwin will be the crew chief for Montoya and Blaney will have his NNS crew chief Jeremy Bullins (4-30-2014). Blaney scheduled to run in two races, making he Sprint Cup Series debut at Kansas in May and then at Talladega in October (1-29-2014). Hornish Jr. was not re-signed for 2014 and is driving part time for Joe Gibbs Racing in the Nationwide Series.
21* Trevor Bayne(i) Ford Motorcraft / Quick Lane Wood Brothers Racing
Glen Wood
Eddie Wood
Donnie Wingo Roush-Yates
Sam Hornish Jr. could be the driver in 2015 (6-8-2014). Bayne will move to the #6 Ford with AdvoCare as the sponsor, a full-time ride in 2015 with Rosuh Fenway Racing (5-24-2014). Will run 12 superspeedway and intermediate race tracks in 2014 with Trevor Bayne returning as the driver. Bayne will run the full season in the Nationwide Series (1-29-2014). The Wood Brother's said expect to run at least the same schedule, maybe adding a few races if more sponsors come along in 2014. They expect Bayne to return as the driver even as he runs the full Nationwide Series schedule for Roush Fenway Racing (10-24-2013). Motorcraft/Quick Lane could be back as the sponsor for 12 races in 2014 (7-12-2013)
29* Joe Nemechek(i)
Matt Crafton(i)
Toyota Toyota Cares RAB Racing
Robby Benton
Chris Rice ?
2013 Truck Series champ, Matt Crafton is entered in the car at Indy in July (7-22-2014). Attempted to make the race at Daytona in July, but failed to qualify for the race (7-4-2014). Toyota Care will be the sponsor per a PR. The team showed up on the entry list for the race at Daytona in July. Benton runs a full-time team in the Nationwide series with James Buescher in the #99 Toyota and Chris Rice as the crew chief and a 2nd car, #29 in a few races. RAB Racing did attempt to make the 2002 Daytona 500 with Kenny Wallace, but failed to qualify for the race. No word on future plans for the team after Daytona in July (6-30-2014)
30* Parker Kligerman (ROTY) ?Toyota ?Swan Energy
?Lean1 / Nutrition53
Swan Racing
Brandon Davis
?Bill Romanowski
TBA ?Triad Racing Technologies
No word when / if this team will make a race attempt (7-24-2014). XXXtreme ran the #30 Chevy, not Toyota, at Richmond, then switched back to the #44 starting at Talladega, using the owners points / race attempts from the old #30 Swan Racing team. Looks like Swan Racing, if the team comes back will retain the use of the #30 but have no owners points (4-23-2014). Swan Racing announced it has restructured the company by finding solutions for the #26 and #30 teams in an attempt to save the jobs of the crews, the drivers, and to keep those teams competing throughout the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. As a result, Anthony Marlowe has merged his ownership of the #26 team into BK Racing [#23 & #93], effective immediately. Cole Whitt will remain behind the wheel of the #26. The #30 team has been sold to John Cohen of XxxTreme Motorsports [was the #44 Chevy], which will operate the team going forward and intends to compete with veteran driver J.J. Yeley. Stephen "Bones" Lane will serve as crew chief and be joined by several other former Swan Racing crew members. Driver Parker Kligerman remains under contract with Swan Racing, which will seek to identify options for him to get back on track (4-23-2014). Swan Racing announced that "Swan Racing is in the process of reviewing its current situation and the ability to continue to compete in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. The team has been unable to secure the kind of sponsorship required to effectively operate the team. As a result, the team management is exploring every available option. We hope to be in position to provide a detailed update in the near future (4-17-2014). Swan Racing was the #26 Toyota with Cole Whitt and #30-Parker Kligerman. The team started in 2012 as Inception Motorsports and David bought into the team co-owned by driver David Stremme in 2012. The team ran a full season with one car in 2013 with Stremme starting as the driver, than being replaced late in the season by a few drivers. The team expanded into a two-car operation with Whitt and Kligerman.
35* Eric McMlure(i)
David Reutimann
Blake Koch
Ford Hefty (Daytona 500)
MDS Transport
Front Row Motorsports
Bob Jenkins
Derrick Finley Roush-Yates
Skipped the race at Kansas in May and the Sprint Showdown (5-13-2014). Derrick Finley is listed as the crew chief as of Richmond in April. Todd Anderson has been the crew chief for 2014 (4-23-2014). David Reutimann drove at Bristol in March(3-10-2014). Blake Koch drove at Phoenix and Las Vegas(3-9-2013). Eric McClure will drive in the Daytona 500 with Hefty as the sponsor, no word on other drivers or if the team will run the full season (1-29-2014). Josh Wise left the team after 2013 and heads to the #98 Phil Parsons Racing team. FRM plans to use a few drivers in the car for the 2014 season (11-26-2013). Wise is signed thru 2013. No word if he returns. Front Row Motorsports is slowly getting better every season. No word on sponsorship or if crew chief Todd Anderson, who came over mid season in 2013, returns as the crew chief (7-9-2013)
37* Mike Bliss
Bobby Labonte
(2000 Champ)
Dave Blaney
Chevy Accell Construction Tommy Baldwin Racing
Tommy Baldwin Jr.
Al Heinke
Zach McGowan ECR Engines
Mike Bliss has run the car in a few races in August and September (9-14-2014). Dave Blaney will run at Pocono in August (7-28-2014). Accell Construction was be the primary sponsor at Indy in what looks like a one-race deal for Bobby Labonte (7-21-2014)
44* [was 30] J.J. Yeley
Timmy Hill
Chevy Phoenix Warehouse
All City Leasing
Johnathan Cohen
Team Xtreme Racing
Peter Sospenzo Power by Ernie Elliott
Team renamed itself Team Xtreme Racing in late October and ran at Martinsville with Timmy Hill (10-23-2014). Team back at Dover in Sept with Timmy Hill driving, Peter Sospenzo is listed as the crew chief (9-25-2014). Team returned to action at New Hampshire in July (7-9-2014). The team withdrew from Kentucky not for Financial issues but some sort of in house politics that needed to be resolved. No word what race they will return, but the team says Yeley is still the driver (6-27-2014). XXXtreme ran the #30 Chevy, not Toyota, at Richmond, then switched back to the #44 starting at Talladega and for the rest of the season, using the owners points / race attempts from the old #30 Swan Racing team. Looks like Swan Racing, if the team comes back will retain the use of the #30 but have no owners points (4-23-2014). Team owner Johnathan Cohen bought the #30 Swan Racing team and driver J.J. Yeley will move to that car. Swan Racing had run Toyota's. No word if Xxxtreme will switch the #30 to Chevy's. No word if the #44 will run anymore as a 2nd team. The #44 has entered four races and attempted to make two, failing to qualify. Joe Lax was the crew chief listed for Darlington but the team withdrew before qualifying (4-23-2014). Phoenix Warehouse joins the team for a multi-race deal throughout the 2014 season, starting at Las Vegas(3-5-2014). J.J. Yeley named the driver. The team will make its 2014 debut at Las Vegas in March and plans to run full races and not be a start and park car (2-13-2014). Won't run at Daytona. First race planned could be at Phoenix or Las Vegas in March (2-11-2014). Been told the team will return in some form in 2014 and switch to Chevy from Ford and have engines supplied by Power by Ernie Elliott (1-28-2014). Made a few attempts on 2013 with Scott Riggs and was mainly a start & park (10-12-2013)
52* Bobby Labonte
2000 Champ
Chevy ? Harry Scott
James Finch
HScott Motorsports
Jimmy Elledge Hendrick Motorsports
This team never made another attempted in 2014 after the Daytona 500 (11-17-2014). Labonte ran the #33 Chevy at Daytona in July (7-6-2014). Labonte was expected to run all the restrictor plate races after running the Daytona 500, but has not been at the track since the Daytona 500 (6-8-2014). Was planning to run the restrictor plate races and at least two additional races to be determined. More races could be added if sponsorship is found (2-26-2014). Changed from Phoenix Racing to HScott Motorsports, Jimmy Elledge will be the crew chief for the #52 (2-5-2014). The team will run the #52 and test at Daytona in January (1-8-2014). James Finch will field a 2nd car with Phoenix Racing, the team he used to own. The team plans to run a limited scheduled with Bobby Labonte as the driver and the Daytona 500 as the first race. Sponsor, crew chief and car number will be announced at later date (12-17-2013).
75* Clay Rogers Chevy Beards Oil/TD> Mark Beard Darren Shaw Beard Motorsports
Beard Motorsports will field the #75 Chevy with Clay Rogers as the driver. The team plans on running an in-house sponsor, Beard Oil, a company team owner Mark Beard owns, and will feature Darren Shaw calling shots as crew chief (9-1-2014). The team entered the July New Hampshire race but withdrew before qualifying (7-11-2014).TD>
77* [was 19] Dave Blaney
Nelson Piquet Jr.
Joe Nemechek(i)
Corey LaJoie(i)
Ford Fochler Veterans Law Randy Humphrey Steven Lane Roush-Yates
Corey LaJoie ran the car at New Hampshire in September and Charlotte in October (11-17-2014). Joe Nemechek ran the car with Fochler Veterans Law as the sponsor at Atlanta in August (8-31-2014). The team ran at Watkins Glen with Nelson Piquet Jr. driving. Steven Lane takes over as crew chief at Watkins Glen, looks like Peter Sospenzo is no longer with the team (8-10-2014). The team made 12 attempts and made 4 starts with Dave Blaney. The skipped all races after Sonoma in June as they are "retooling". Supposedly could return in August at Watkins Glen (7-27-2014). suspended After missing the first four races, the team skipped Auto Club Speedway(3-18-2014). Team owner Randy Humphrey split from Tri-Star Motorsports and Mark Smtih to form own team with Dave Blaney driving full time in 2014. The team will run Fords purchased from the #13 Germain Racing team, which switched to Chevy for 2014. Peter Sospenzo will be the crew chief as he was with the #19. Humphrey-Smith ran the #19 in 2013, assuming the owner points will go to this team in 2014 (1-8-2014.TD>
87/49* Joe Nemechek(i)
Mike Wallace (1 race)
Morgan Shepherd (1 race)
Toyota 300 Rise of an Empire (Daytona 500) Joe Nemechek
Jay Robinson
NEMCO-JRR
Troy Stafford
James Hamilton
John Burns
Identity Ventures Racing
Scott Eggleston Race Engines Plus
Ran at Talladega with Mike Wallace in October, changing to #49 from #87, supposedly the final race of 2014 for this team (10-19-2014). Returned to action at New Hampshire in July with Nemechek driving (7-9-2014). Has skipped a races while Nemechek runs the #66 car / Truck Series (6-27-2014). Morgan Shepherd was in the car at Phoenix (Mar)(2-28-2014). Nemechek will run this car at the Daytona 500 and possibly other races when he is not in the #66. Could also run the car full-time with other drivers (1-31-2014). Nemechek and Robinson teamed up with MWR and Nemechek will run the #66 Toyota in 27-29 races. No word if the #87 will run any races or what the plans are for the #87(1-30-2014). Jay Robinson and Joe Nemechek of NEMCO-JRR have partnered with a group of five business leaders including Atlanta based, Nat Hardwick, managing partner of Morris|Hardwick|Schneider and CEO and Chairman of The Board of LandCastle Title, to form Identity Ventures Racing (1-30-2014)
92* Brian Keselowski Ford ? Brian Keselowski
Bob Keselowski
Brian Keselowski Motorsports
Bob Keselowski ?
No word when or if the team will attempt a race in 2014. Is not entered in the Daytona 500 (2-13-2014). Announced that the team will run the #92 and will switch to Ford, purchaing a Ford from Germain Racing who switched to Chevy after 2013. Was to test at Daytona in January, but didn't (1-10-2014). Team up in 2013 with Hamilton-Means Racing and GoGreen Racing to run a few races, with
93* Morgan Shepherd(i)
Mike Bliss(i)
J.J. Yeley(i)
Johnny Sauter(i)
Clay Rogers
Toyota Support Militry.org
Dr. Pepper
BK Racing
Ron Devine
Wayne Press
Thomas Ueberall
Rick Ren II
Doug Richert
BK Racing
Has run 6 races in 2014, basically four drivers, not finishing a race or running more then 45 laps (10-30-2014). Mike Bliss ran the car at Kentucky as a post entry, no points (6-28-2014). Morgan Shepherd leased the #93 from BK Racing to attempt to make the Daytona 500, but the car/team wasn't supported by BK Racing and Shepherd failed to make the race (2-16-2014). The #93 team could run a part-time schedule in 2014, no driver named (1-20-2014). Alex Bowman will drive the #23 car full-time in 2014, running for rookie of the year. The team will change from #93 to #23 and be sponsored by Dr Pepper. Dave Winston will be the crew chief with Dale Ferguson moving to BK Racing #83 for Ryan Truex (1-20-2014). Ryan Treux will test the car at Daytona in Jan 2014. Dale Ferguson will return as the crew chief in 2014 (1-5-2014). Travis Kvapil ran the #83 in 2013 under a one-year deal. No word if he or #83 driver David Reutimann will return in 2014 (7-14-2013). Dale Ferguson took over as the crew chief at Daytona in July 2013. Mike Ford goes back to his regular job, director of competition and racing operations (7-2-2013).
95* Michael McDowell Ford K-LOVE (3 races)
JPO Absorbents (CMS - May)
Black Dragon Tools (Talladega-May)
Jordan Truck Sales
Leavine Family Racing
Bob Leavine
Wally Rogers Roush-Yates
Announced that Michael McDowell would be the driver in 2014 and the team plans to run at least 20 selected NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races during the 2014 season as some Nationwide races (10-28-2013). Scott Speed left after Bristol and the team is using a few drivers to finish the 2013 season (9-7-2013). The team ran about half the season, no word on 2014 plans for Speed or the team (7-12-2013)

Teams with unknown 2014 plans
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DRIVER
(contract end year..if known)
MANUFACTURER PRIMARY SPONSORS
(number of races...if known)
LISTED OWNERS / TEAM CREW CHIEF ENGINE BUILDER / SUPPLIER
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37* ? Chevy ? Larry Gunselman
Max Q Motorsports
James Parrott ?EGR
the team made one 2013 attempt and race, at Sonoma with J.J. Yeley in June and wasn't heard from after (1-12-2014).
?52* ? Ford ? Hamilton Means Racing ? ?
After making a few races and attempts in 2012, the team worked out a deal with Brain Keselowski (Toyota) and GoGreen Racing (Ford) to run a few races under the #52. Keselowski has his own team for 2014, the #92 Ford and GoGreen Racing merged with the #32 FAS Lane Racing team to become the #32 Go Fas Racing team for 2014. No word what Hamilton-Means Racing plans are, if any (1-10-2014). GoGreen Racing tested a #52 Ford at Charlotte in December with Jeffrey Earnhardt. No word on plans for the team. Looks like Brian Keselowski will switch to a different car number like #92 or #29 and run a limited schedule in a Ford (12-15-2013). Ran a hand full of races in 2013 as some sort of a collaboration between HMR / GoGreen Racing / Brian Keselowski Motorsports. Paulie Harraka ran the car at Sonoma as part of GoGreen Racing. Morgan Shepherd ran the car as part of Brian Keselowski Motorsports (7-12-2013).
79* ? Ford ? Go Green Racing
Archie St. Hilaire
Steve Meehan
? ?Roush/Yates
combines with the #32 FAS Lane Racing team to form Go Fas Racing in December 2013
?81* ?Elliott Sadler Toyota ?Alert Energy Gum Joe Gibbs Racing Chris Gayle Toyota Racing Development (TRD)
Sponsor, Wrigley's Alert Energy Gum was removed from selves in mid 2013 and the team didn't make any other attempts after Talladega. Sadler ran at Kansas in April and attempted Talladega in May but qualifying was rained out and Sadler failed to make the race. No word on any 2014 Cup plans for Sadler or this 4th JGR team (1-12-2014)
?* ?Robby Gordon ? ?Speed Energy Drink
MAPEI
?Robby Gordon
Robby Gordon Motorsports
?Shane Bourgeois ?
Gordon didn't make any 2013 attempts and Gordon ran the Dakar Rally in January 2014, no word on any plans to run NASCAR again as Gordon is concentrating on his Stadium Super Trucks series (2-13-2014).

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