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NASCAR Charter System

From NASCAR.com: How the NASCAR Charter system works
From Autoweek: How NASCAR’s Ownership Charter System Works


2021 Charters

  • Hendrick Motorsports’ charter for the #48 team will move to the #5. The #88 charter will go to the #48.
  • With Go Fas scaling back to part-time, the charter they used in 2020 has been sold to #78 Live Fast Motorsports.
  • Wood Brothers purchased the remaining portion of the charter they were using in partnership with Archie St. Hilaire.
  • Leavine Family Racing’s charter was sold to Spire Motorsports. It will be used by the #77 team.
  • The charter that Spire used for the #77 team last year has been leased to #99 Trackhouse Racing.
  • The #37 JTG Daugherty Racing charter has been obtained by Spire Motorsports and will be used by the #7 team.
  • Germain Racing’s charter has been sold to 23XI Racing.

2021 Nascar Charters


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

2021 INFORMATION IS NOT FINAL.
Teams can make deals for charters prior to the start of the season.  Some back-end teams often move charters around, so there could be changes.

2015 –> 2016 –> 2017 –> 2018 –> 2019 –> 2020
–> 2021
#1 – Ganassi #1 – Ganassi #1 – Ganassi #1 – Ganassi #1 – Ganassi #1 – Ganassi #1 – Ganassi
#2 – Penske #2 – Penske #2 – Penske #2 – Penske #2 – Penske #2 – Penske #2 – Penske
#3 – Childress #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 #4 – Stewart-Haas
#5 – Hendrick #5 – Hendrick #5 – Hendrick R #24 – Hendrick #24 – Hendrick #24 – Hendrick #24 – Hendrick
#6 – Roush #6 – Roush L #37 – JTG S #12 – Penske #12 – Penske #12 – Penske #12 – Penske
#7 – Baldwin #7 – Baldwin S #95 – Leavine #95 – Leavine #95 – Leavine #95 – Leavine S, L #77 – Spire
#9 – Petty R #44 – Petty L #32 – Go Fas R #43 – Petty P #51 – Rick Ware #51 – Rick Ware #51 – Rick Ware
#10 – Stewart-Haas #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 #11- Gibbs
#13 – Germain #13 – Germain #13 – Germain #13 – Germain #13 – Germain #13 – Germain S #23 – 23XI Racing
#14 – Stewart-Haas #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 #41 – Stewart-Haas
#16 – Roush #16 – Roush R #6 – Roush #6 – Roush #6 – Roush #6 – Roush #6 – Roush
#17 – 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 #18 – Gibbs
#20 – 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 #22 – Penske
#23 – BK Racing #23 – BK Racing #23 – BK Racing #23 – BK Racing #38 – Front Row L #53 – Rick Ware S #53 – Rick Ware
#24 – Hendrick #24 – Hendrick #24 – Hendrick R #9 – Hendrick #9 – Hendrick #9 – Hendrick #9 – Hendrick
#27 – Childress #27 – Childress #27 – Childress L #00 – StarCom S #00 – StarCom #00 – StarCom #00 – StarCom
#31 – Childress #31 – Childress #31 – Childress #31 – Childress R #8 – Childress #8 – Childress #8 – Childress
#32 – Go Fas #32 – Go Fas L #21 – Wood Brothers P #21 – Wood Brothers #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 S #78 – Live Fast
#35 – Front Row R #34 – Front Row #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) #52 – Rick Ware
#42 – Ganassi #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 #43 – Petty
#47 – JTG #47 – JTG #47 – JTG #47 – JTG #47 – JTG #47 – JTG #47 – JTG
#48 – Hendrick #48 – Hendrick #48 – Hendrick #48 – Hendrick #48 – Hendrick #48 – Hendrick #5 – Hendrick
#51 – HScott R #15 – HScott S #15 – Premium #15 – Premium #15 – Premium #15 – Premium (RWR) #15-Rick Ware
#55 – Waltrip S #19 – Gibbs #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 #7- Spire
#78 – Furniture Row #78 – Furniture Row #78 – Furniture Row #78 – Furniture Row S #77 – Spire #77 – Spire L #99-Trackhouse
#83 – BK Racing #83 – BK Racing S, L #72 – TriStar #38 – Front Row R #36- Front Row R #38 – Front Row #38 – Front Row
#88 – Hendrick #88 – Hendrick #88 – Hendrick #88 – Hendrick #88 – Hendrick #88 – Hendrick #48 – Hendrick

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