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NASCAR Charter System

From NASCAR.com: How the NASCAR Charter system works


2021 Charters

As of November 30:

  • Hendrick Motorsports will change the #88 team to #5. The charter will simply be renumbered.
  • Go Fas will scale back to part-time in 2021. The charter Go Fas currently uses is owned by Archie St. Hilare and Joe Falk. St. Hilare’s portion has been sold to B.J. McLeod and Matt Tifft. St. Hilaire will continue to partner with Wood Brothers on the second charter he has ownership in.
  • Leavine Family Racing’s charter has been sold to Spire Motorsports. Spire will run the #7 & #77 full-time.
  • Trackhouse Racing announced it will have the Spire Motorsports #77 charter. Spire says it has obtained a third charter and will lease the #77 to Trackhouse.
  • Germain Racing’s charter has been sold to 23XI Racing.

Current Charters

There are 36 charters. The first year for charters was 2016. Charters were given to teams that had run full-time in 2013, 2014, and 2015. For more details, see older information on the links below.

Abbreviations:
L=leased
P=partnership
R=renumbered
S=sold

2015 –> 2016 –> 2017 –> 2018 –> 2019 –> 2020
#1 – Ganassi #1 – Ganassi #1 – Ganassi #1 – Ganassi #1 – Ganassi #1 – Ganassi
#2 – Penske #2 – Penske #2 – Penske #2 – Penske #2 – Penske #2 – Penske
#3 – Childress #3 – Childress #3 – Childress #3 – Childress #3 – Childress #3 – Childress
#4 – Stewart-Haas #4 – Stewart-Haas #4 – Stewart-Haas #4 – Stewart-Haas #4 – Stewart-Haas #4 – Stewart-Haas
#5 – Hendrick #5 – Hendrick #5 – Hendrick R #24 – Hendrick #24 – Hendrick #24 – Hendrick
#6 – Roush #6 – Roush L #37 – JTG S #12 – Penske #12 – Penske #12 – Penske
#7 – Baldwin #7 – Baldwin S #95 – Leavine #95 – Leavine #95 – Leavine #95 – Leavine
#9 – Petty R #44 – Petty L #32 – Go Fas R #43 – Petty P #51 – Rick Ware #51 – Rick Ware
#10 – Stewart-Haas #10 – Stewart-Haas #10 – Stewart-Haas #10 – Stewart-Haas #10 – Stewart-Haas #10 – Stewart-Haas
#11-Gibbs #11-Gibbs #11-Gibbs #11-Gibbs #11-Gibbs #11-Gibbs
#13 – Germain #13 – Germain #13 – Germain #13 – Germain #13 – Germain #13 – Germain
#14 – Stewart-Haas #14 – Stewart-Haas #14 – Stewart-Haas #14 – Stewart-Haas #14 – Stewart-Haas #14 – Stewart-Haas
#15 – Waltrip sold #41 – Stewart-Haas #41 – Stewart-Haas #41 – Stewart-Haas #41 – Stewart-Haas #41 – Stewart-Haas
#16 – Roush #16 – Roush R #6 – Roush #6 – Roush #6 – Roush #6 – Roush
#17 – Roush #17 – Roush #17 – Roush #17 – Roush #17 – Roush #17 – Roush
#18 – Gibbs #18 – Gibbs #18 – Gibbs #18 – Gibbs #18 – Gibbs #18 – Gibbs
#20 – Gibbs #20 – Gibbs #20 – Gibbs #20 – Gibbs #20 – Gibbs #20 – Gibbs
#22 – Penske #22 – Penske #22 – Penske #22 – Penske #22 – Penske #22 – Penske
#23 – BK Racing #23 – BK Racing #23 – BK Racing #23 – BK Racing #38 – Front Row L #53 – Rick Ware
#24 – Hendrick #24 – Hendrick #24 – Hendrick R #9 – Hendrick #9 – Hendrick #9 – Hendrick
#27 – Childress #27 – Childress #27 – Childress L #00 – StarCom S #00 – StarCom #00 – StarCom
#31 – Childress #31 – Childress #31 – Childress #31 – Childress R #8 – Childress #8 – Childress
#32 – Go Fas #32 – Go Fas L #21 – Wood Brothers P #21 – Wood Brothers #21 – Wood Brothers #21 – Wood Brothers
#33 – Circle Sport P #95 – Leavine P #33 – Circle Sport / TMG P #32 – Go Fas #32 – Go Fas #32 – Go Fas
#35 – Front Row R #34 – Front Row #34 – Front Row #34 – Front Row #34 – Front Row #34 – Front Row
#38 – Front Row #38 – Front Row #38 – Front Row L #72 – TriStar S #52 – Rick Ware #52 – Rick Ware (#27)
#42 – Ganassi #42 – Ganassi #42 – Ganassi #42 – Ganassi #42 – Ganassi #42 – Ganassi
#43 – Petty #43 – Petty #43 – Petty L #51 – Rick Ware #43 – Petty #43 – Petty
#47 – JTG #47 – JTG #47 – JTG #47 – JTG #47 – JTG #47 – JTG
#48 – Hendrick #48 – Hendrick #48 – Hendrick #48 – Hendrick #48 – Hendrick #48 – Hendrick
#51 – HScott R #15 – HScott S #15 – Premium #15 – Premium #15 – Premium #15 – Premium (RWR)
#55 – Waltrip S #19 – Gibbs #19 – Gibbs #19 – Gibbs #19 – Gibbs #19 – Gibbs
#62 – Premium L #46 – HScott S #77 – Furniture Row S #37 – JTG #37 – JTG #37 – JTG
#78 – Furniture Row #78 – Furniture Row #78 – Furniture Row #78 – Furniture Row S #77 – Spire #77 – Spire
#83 – BK Racing #83 – BK Racing S, L #72 – TriStar #38 – Front Row R #36- Front Row R #38 – Front Row
#88 – Hendrick #88 – Hendrick #88 – Hendrick #88 – Hendrick #88 – Hendrick #88 – Hendrick

2020 Charter Information

2019 Charter Information

2018 Charter Information

2017 Charter Information

2016 Charter Information

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