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2023 Cup Team Chart

NOTE: This is an unofficial page compiled by Jayski.com from many different sources. We try to make it as complete as possible and update it as often as needed.

Previous team charts by season: 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007,2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998


Free agents / possible driver changes in 2023

  • #2-Austin Cindric (expected to return)
  • #7-Corey LaJoie (expected to return)
  • #17-Chris Buescher (expected to return)
  • #18-Kyle Busch (still more likely than not that he returns to JGR)
  • Rick Ware Racing #15 (team will likely piece together drivers based on sponsorship)
  • Kaulig Racing #16 (team could switch to a single driver for the season)
  • #21-Harrison Burton (expected to return)
  • #34-Michael McDowell (Front Row typically announces plans just before the start of the season)
  • #38-Todd Gilliland (Front Row typically announces plans just before the start of the season)
  • #51-Cody Ware (probably will return if he wants)
  • #77-Spire Motorsports (team will likely piece together drivers based on sponsorship)
  • #99-Daniel Suarez (expected to return)

Confirmed driver changes in 2023


New teams in 2023

  • None announced

Teams not competing in 2023

  • None announced

CHART KEYS
? unknown or a rumor for that section
Red = new driver, sponsor, car#, owner, crew chief…etc
Beneath each driver’s name is the year their contract is up (or is believed to be), if known.


FULL-TIME TEAMS IN 2021 OR EXPECTED TO BE IN 2022

Below the driver’s name is the year their contract ends, if known.


No. 1 Trackhouse Racing Chevy

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Ross Chastain AdventHealth (6 races in 2022)? Phil Surgen ECR Engines
(?) Moose Fraternity (4 races in 2022)?
Worldwide Express (17 races in 2023)

Worldwide Express will be the sponsor in 17 races over 2022 and 2023.(4-24-2022)

 


No. 2 Team Penske Ford

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Austin Cindric Menards? Jeremy Bullins Roush-Yates
(2022?) Discount Tire/America’s Tire (13 races in 2022)?
Keystone Light?

Cindric’s contract is believed to end at 2022, but there have been no indications he would be replaced.


No. 3 Richard Childress Racing Chevy

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Austin Dillon Bass Pro Shops? Justin Alexander ECR Engines
(2022) DOW?
BioEthanol?

Dillon probably has the ride as long as he wants it.


No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Kevin Harvick Busch/Busch Light? Rodney Childers Roush-Yates
(2023) Subway?
(2014 Champion) Mobil 1?
Hunt Brothers Pizza?
GearWrench?
Rheem?

Harvick is signed with Stewart-Haas through 2023.(2-8-2020)


No. 5 Hendrick Motorsports Chevy (was #88)

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Kyle Larson HendrickCars.com (33 races+Clash & All-Star in 2022) Cliff Daniels Hendrick Motorsports
(2023) Valvoline (3 races each year through 2027)
2021 Champion) Freightliner?
Cincinnati?

Valvoline has extended its sponsorship through 2027 and will sponsor Larson in three races each year.(6-21-2022)
Larson has signed a contract extension through 2023 with HMS.(7-14-2021)


No. 6 Roush Fenway Keselowski Racing Ford

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Brad Keselowski Kohler Generators (14 races in 2022)? Matt McCall Roush-Yates
(2012 Champion) Castrol?
Violet Defense (2023) (6 races)
Fastenal?
Wyndham Rewards?
Solomon Plumbing?
Socios.com?
Kings Hawaiian?

He’s now the (part) owner. He’s not going anywhere.


No. 7 Spire Motorsports Chevy

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Corey LaJoie? Built Bar? Ryan Sparks Hendrick Motorsports
(2022?) Schluter Systems?
NationsGuard?

 


No. 8 Richard Childress Racing Chevy

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Tyler Reddick 3CHI? Randall Burdett ECR Engines
(2023) Cheddars?
Guaranteed Rate?
Lenovo?
BetMGM?

Reddick will drive for RCR in 2023, but has signed a multi-year deal with 23XI for 2024.(7-12-2022)
Childress has exercised the option on Reddick and he will return in 2023.(7-2-2023)


No. 9 Hendrick Motorsports Chevy

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Chase Elliott NAPA Auto Parts (24 races + Clash & All-Star in 2022) Alan Gustafson Hendrick Motorsports
(2027) Hooters (3 races) (2024)
(2020 Champion) Llumar (2 races) (2023)
Unifirst (3 races) (2028)
Kelley Blue Book?

NAPA has signed a multi-year extension to sponsor 26 races per year.(7-20-2022)
Elliott has signed a contract extension through 2027.(2-20-2022)
UniFirst sponsorship runs through 2028 and includes 3 races in 2022 and 2023, then five races each year after.(2-9-2022)
Hooters has signed a 3 year extension. They will sponsor 3 races in 2022: Gateway, Bristol (Sept), and Las Vegas (Oct).(12-2-2021)
Llumar will sponsor two races for each of the next three seasons.(12-16-2020)
NAPA Auto Parts is signed through 2022.


No. 10 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
TBA Smithfield? Drew Blickensderfer Roush-Yates
Rush Truck Centers?
Mobil 1?

Ryan Preece was hired by Stewart Haas Racing prior to the 2022 season as a fill-in driver if needed. He’s considered a top contender for the this ride.
Almirola will retire at the conclusion of the season.(1-10-2022)


No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Denny Hamlin FedEx Chris Gabehart Toyota Racing Development
(2023+) Sport Clips?

Hamlin and FedEx agreed to a “multi-year” renewal with Joe Gibbs Racing in 2021.(2-1-2021)


No. 12 Team Penske Ford

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Ryan Blaney Menards? Jonathan Hassler Roush-Yates
(2022+?) Advance Auto Parts (4 races in 2022)?
BodyArmor?
Wurth (3 races in 2022)?

Blaney signed a multi-year extension with Team Penske in 2020.(3-6-2020)


No. 14 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Chase Briscoe Mahindra Ag North America? John Klausmeier Roush-Yates
(?) HighPoint?
Rush Truck Centers?

Briscoe’s contract status is unknown.


No. 15 Rick Ware Racing Ford

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
David Ragan? ? Jason Houghtaling Roush-Yates
Garrett Smithley?
Ryan Preece?
J.J. Yeley?

This team is not likely to make any announcements until 2023.


No. 16 Kaulig Racing Chevy

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
AJ Allmendinger? SciPlay? Matt Swiderski ECR Engines
Daniel Hemric? Chevy?
Noah Gragson?

Matt Kaulig says he has not decided if he will continue to split the ride in 2023 or have one driver compete for the driver championship.
If the team moves to one driver, Gragson is considered the likely choice.


No. 17 Roush Fenway Keselowski Racing Ford

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Chris Buescher Fastenal (17 races + Clash & All-Star in 2022) (2024) Scott Graves Roush-Yates
(2022) Fifth Third Bank (5 races in 2022)
Castrol?
Violet Defense (2023)
Wyndham Rewards?
ITsaavy (2 races in 2022)?
Socios.com?
Acronis?

Buescher is expected to return.
Violet Defense signed a multi-year contract to sponsor Roush Fenway Racing through 2023.(9-21-2021)
Fifth Third Bank has signed a “multi-year” sponsorship renewal.(8-28-2021)
Fastenal is signed through 2024.


No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Kyle Busch? Interstate Batteries (6 races in 2022) Ben Beshore Toyota Racing Development
(2022?) DeWalt?
(2015, 2019 Champion) Sport Clips?

M&Ms / Mars is ending their sponsorship at the end of 2022 and Gibbs is looking for a primary sponsor to replace them.
Kyle Busch’s contract runs out at the end of 2022. Gibbs and Toyota are working on sponsorship and trying to re-sign him. Unless something unexpected happens, he’s likely to return.


No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops (at least 25 races in 2022)? James Small
Toyota Racing Development
(2023?) Auto-Owners Insurance (8 races in 2022)
(2017 Champion) Reser’s Fine Foods (3 races in 2022)?

Auto-Owners Insurance will return to sponsor Truex in 2023.(8-4-2022)
Truex will return in 2023.(6-24-2022)


No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Christopher Bell Stanley/DeWalt/Irwin/Craftsman? Adam Stevens Toyota Racing Development
(2022) Rheem?
Sirius XM (5 races in 2022)?
Yahoo!?

Bell is expected to return.


No. 21 Wood Brothers Racing Ford

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Harrison Burton? Menards? Brian Wilson Roush-Yates
(2022) Motorcraft/Quick Lane
DEX Imaging?

Burton’s deal is believed to be year-to-year, but there’s been no indication he will not return.


No. 22 Team Penske Ford

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Joey Logano Shell Pennzoil Paul Wolfe Roush-Yates
(2023) AAA / AAA Southern California?
(2018 Champion) Autotrader?
Verizon 5G?

Shell Pennzoil has extended their sponsorship, reportedly through 2027.(5-26-2022)
Logano is signed through 2023, as is primary sponsor Shell-Pennzoil.


No. 23 23XI Racing Toyota

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Bubba Wallace McDonalds? Bootie Barker Toyota Racing Development
(2023?) Wheaties?
Leidos?
MoneyLion ?
DoorDash?
Dr Pepper?
Root Insurance?
Embrace Home Loans?
Columbia Sportswear?

Sponsorship seems solid and no changes are expected.


No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports Chevy

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
William Byron Axalta (15 races in 2022)? Rudy Fugle
Hendrick Motorsports
(2025) Liberty University (was 12 races in 2022) (2026)
Valvoline (2 races – through 2027)

Valvoline has extended its sponsorship through 2027 and will sponsor Byron in two races each year.(6-21-2022)
Bryon has signed a contract extension through 2025.(5-5-2022)
Liberty University will be the sponsor for 12 races each year through 2026.(10-15-2021)


No. 31 Kaulig Racing Chevy

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Justin Haley LeafFilter Gutter Protection Trent Owens ECR Engines
(?)

Haley is expected to return.


No. 34 Front Row Motorsports Ford

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Michael McDowell? Love’s Travel Stops? Blake Harris Roush-Yates
(2022) Horizon Hobby?
FR8 Auctions?

Front Row typically does year-to-year contracts and doesn’t announced plans early.


No. 38 Front Row Motorsports Ford

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Todd Gilliland? First Phase? Seth Barbour Roush-Yates
(2022) Black’s Tire & Auto (2 racesin 2022)
Ruedebusch Development and Construction (3 races in 2022)
Georgia Peanut Commission?
Boot Barn?
The Pete Store?
Chicago Pneumatic?

Front Row typically does year-to-year contracts and doesn’t announced plans early.


No. 41 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Cole Custer? Haas Automation / HaasTooling.com? Mike Shiplett Roush-Yates
(?) Production Alliance Group?
Dixie Vodka?
One Cure?
Feeding America / Wow Wow?
Autodesk?

Custer’s contract status is unknown. He’s likely to stay.


No. 42 Petty GMS Motorsports Chevy

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Noah Gragson? Black Rifle Coffee Company? Jerame Donley ECR Engines
(?) Allegiant Airlines?

Dillon’s will not return in 2023.(7-15-2022)


No. 43 Petty GMS Motorsports Chevy

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Erik Jones FOCUSfactor (26 races in 2022)? Dave Elenz ECR Engines
(2024?) Air Force (3 races in 202)?

Jones has signed a multi-year contract extension.(7-30-2022)
Jones is expected to return.


No. 45 23XI Racing

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Kurt Busch Monster Energy Billy Scott Toyota Racing Development
(2023?) McDonald’s?
(2004 Champion) SiriusXM (2 races in 2022)?
MoneyLion?

Busch has hinted that he could retire after 2023.  That would open the seat up for Tyler Reddick.(7-21-2022)
Busch said his deal was “multi-year” when he signed prior to the 2022 season.


No. 47 JTG Daugherty Racing Chevy

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Kroger Brian Pattie Hendrick Motorsports
(2024+) SunnyD (3 races in 2022)?
Bimbo Bakeries (3 races)
NOS Energy Drink?

Stenhouse, Jr has signed a multi-year extension that begins in 2023.(6-24-2022)
Kroger is expecte to return


No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevy

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Alex Bowman Ally Financial (all races) (2023) Greg Ives Hendrick Motorsports
(2023)

Bowman has signed a two year contract extension to stay with the team through 2023. Ally’s sponsorship runs through the same period.(6-18-2021)


No. 51 Rick Ware Racing Chevy

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Cody Ware Nurtec ODT Billy Plourde Roush-Yates
(?)

Unknown plans.


No. 77 Spire Motorsports Chevy

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Josh Bilicki? Zeigler Automotive Group? Kevin Bellicourt Hendrick Motorsports
Landon Cassill?

Unknown plans.


No. 78 Live Fast Motorsports Ford

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
BJ McLeod Pala Casino? Lee Leslie Roush-Yates
(team owner) Motorsports Games / NASCAR Ignition?
FilterTime?
Surface Sunscreen?
Circle B Diecast?

Team has operated in 2021 with McLeod as the primary driver (and co-owner). They will likely continue to use additional drivers when sponsorship can be obtained.


No. 99 Trackhouse Chevy

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Daniel Suarez CommScope (11 races in 2022)? Travis Mack ECR Engines
(2022) Freeway Insurance?
Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge?
Worldwide Express?
Coca-Cola?

Suarez is expected to return.


Possible 2023 Part-time teams (do not have a charter)


No. 27 Team Hezeberg Ford

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Loris Hezemans Hezeberg Engineering Systems ? ?
Jacques Villeneuve Woodie’s Wash Shack

Team competed at the Daytona 500 at COTA in 2022.


No. 44 NY Racing

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Greg Biffle? ? Jay Guy ECR Engines

Team ran several races early in the 2022 season.


No. 50 The Money Team Racing Chevy

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Kaz Grala? ? Tony Eury Jr. ECR Engines

Team ran at Daytona (Feb), COTA, and Charlotte (May) in 2022


No. 55 MBM Motorsports Ford

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
J.J. Yeley? ?
MBM Motorsports

Unknown plans.


No. 62 Beard Oil Racing Chevy

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Noah Gragson? Beard Oil Darren Shaw ECR Engines

Team typically runs the superspeedway events.


No. 66 MBM Motorsports Ford

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Timmy Hill ? Clinton Cram MBM Motorsports

Unknown plans


No. 79 Team Stange Racing Ford

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Tsaro Marques? ? ? Roush Yates

Unknown plans


No.91 Trackhouse Racing Chevy

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Kimi Raikkonen? PROJECT91 Darian Grubb ECR Engines

Trackhouse will enter the No. 91 at least once in 2022 with plans for further expansion. Team plans to reach international drivers with the entry.(5-24-2022)