(the silly season chart)

Last Update 10-28-2000

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TEAM PAGES: I have a link to past news for each ACTIVE team in Cup. Go to the chart below and click on the # (number) of the car, which is a link now. The news is from Nov 1998 to present but plan on slowly going through my archives and adding the info. Also on the drivers looking/new teams rumors, I have added a page for them, just click on their name. Links to the Teams, Drivers and Sponsors are also on the TEAM PAGES

Check out the 2000 Winston Cup Team Addresses page

NOTE: This is a totally unofficial page compiled by Jayski from many different sources. I try to make it as complete as possible and update it as often possible. It’s a guide to what I hear is happening

NEW! Sponsor, Team and Driver Links can be found on the TEAM PAGE for each team, click on the Tean NUMBER to go there

2000 Rookie of the Year Candidates

Ed Berrier, ??
Dave Blaney, #93
Mike Bliss, #27
Stacy Compton, #9
Dale Earnhardt, Jr, #8
Matt Kenseth, #17
Scott Pruett, #32

Cup Drivers without a full time ride/looking in 2000

Loy Allen, Jr
Ed Berrier
Geoffrey Bodine
Rich Bickle
Ken Bouchard
Derrike Cope
Andy Hillenburg
Ted Musgrave, #01 for now
Greg Sacks
Morgan Shepherd
Dick Trickle, fulltime BGN


Unassigned Numbers for 2000

Numbers are owned and assigned by NASCAR, team can request a number



* after the # means the team is part time
? after a subject means rumor/unknown
? by itself means unknown
Red Type means new for the 2000 season(first full season)
A team in all red means it is a new team for 2000

Car# Driver Manu Sponsor Listed Owner Crew Chief Engine
? ?Jay Sauter ?Chevy ? ?Mike Curb
Cary Agajanian
Don Dtegall
?Gene Nead ?
New team to start ARCA, maybe some Cup, will do full time BGN in 2000
? Mike Wallace Ford ? Jim Smith ? ?
Truck team is supposed to run some Cup races, in the last part of the season
01 Ted Musgrave Chevy BellSouth Felix Sabates Tony Glover SABCO
Musgave will finsih out the year in the car and has a good shot to run it in 2001. Switched to the #01 from #42 after Irwin’s death at NHIS. Not sure what will happen after Kenny Irwin, Jr’s death. Team being sold to Chip Ganassi. Switch to Dodge in 2001? Irwin to drive the car, new paint scheme. Nemechek leaves. BellSouth just signed on thru 2002. Glover will stay at crew chief
02 Ryan Newman Ford ALLTEL Roger Penske Matt Borland Penske
will be a third Penske team in 2001, and run in BGN, ARCA and up to seven Cup evetns, with plans to go full time Cup in 2002. Will also run the 2000 Phoenix event
1 Steve Park Chevy Pennzoil
Snap On
Dale Earnhardt Inc Paul Andrews DEI
Pennzoil and Park are signed thru 2002
2 Rusty Wallace Ford Miller Lite
Mobil 1
Mead, PPG
Snap On
Bosch, Hugo Boss
Roger Penske Robin Pemberton Penske
Has a slightly different paint scheme in 2000 with a few special schemes
3 Dale Earnhardt Chevy GM Goodwrench
Burger King
AC Delco
Bass Pro Shops
Tracker Boats
Richard Childress Kevin Hamlin Childress
Ran a Peter Max scheme at the Winston and a Red Taz paint scheme in the Daytona 500
4 Bobby Hamilton Chevy Kodak Max
Forward Air
Morgan-McClure ? Rutt Pitman
Danny Gill came over from Hamilton’s CTS team to be the crew chief in July, left in Oct after the Rock. Robert Larkins back to shop foreman and jackman. Ran a Navy Scheme at the Coca-Cola 600. Larkins returns to crew chief duties. Hamilton reups thru 2001. looks like no 2nd team at all
? Loy Allen Chevy ? Morgan-McClure ? Rutt Pitman
Could run at Talladega as a team car to the #4 but seems doubtful
5 Terry Labonte Chevy Kelloggs
Quaker State
Rick Hendrick Gary DeHart Hendrick
DeHart returns to the team. Andy Graves steps down from crew chief to an engineering role. Has a new paint scheme on the car, renewed thru 2002
6 Mark Martin Ford Valvoline
Eagle One
Jack Roush Jimmy Fennig Roush
New scheme for 2000, will run a few paint schemes in 2000. Martin signed with Roush thru 2005
7 Michael Waltrip Chevy Nations Rent
Philips Lighting
Klaussner Furniture
New Holland
Jim Smith Bobby Kennedy SABCO
T&L Motors
Will stay Chevy thru the end of 2000, then switch to Ford. Waltrip goes to DEI in 2001. Team may end running Dodge. Will switch to Fords as of the Talladega race in October. Jim Smith bought into the team mid-May 2000, then in July has bought former owner Jim Mattei out and now owns the team outright. Says he doesn’t plan to start a 2nd team and expects Waltrip and Nations Rent to return in 2001. Nations Rent signs on as the primary sponsor, Philips as a major associate, cool looking car. Waltrip back in 2000
8 Dale Earnhardt, Jr
Chevy Budweiser
Snap On
Dale Earnhardt Inc Tony Eury DEI
Little E goes for ROTY, Remington moved from the #75 as an associate
9 Stacy Compton
Ford Kodiak/Cougar
Duckhead Footwear
S-line products
Mark Melling ?Chad Knaus Ernie Elliott
Cahd Knaus may be the new crew chief. Crew Chief Jerry Pitts, Jr left after Martinsville(Oct). Will give up the #9 to Elliott/Evernham/Dodge in 2001, will car #92 in 2001 and will switch to Dodge in 2001. Pitts signs on a crew chief. Compton signes on to run in 2000 as does Conwood/Kodiak. Switches from Pro Motors to Elliott in 2000. Team has met with Kodiak recently. Cartoon Network left. Jerry Nadeau goes to the #25 team
10 Johnny Benson Pontiac Aarons Rent MB 2 Motorsports
Tim Beverley
James Ince Hendrick
Aarons Rent to finish out the final 15 races of the 2000, Valvoline is supposed to come aboard for the 2001-2002 seasons. MB 2 Motorsports buys the majority of the team from owner Tim Beverley just before the 2nd Pocono race. Lycos no longer the sponsor, never paid. MB2(#36 team) to buy from Beverley? Valvoline for 2001? Lycos.com signs up for the complete 2000 season. Switched to #10. Benson signed a one year deal. Car will carry a different number in 2000 as Adam Petty will use the #45. Scrapped the BGN team. May try a 2nd Cup team in 2001
11 Brett Bodine Ford Ralphs Supermarkets
Coca Cola
Fuji, Scotch
Mission Foods
Brett Bodine Mike Hillman Ernie Elliott
Hillman comes over from the #91. Ralphs signs on for 2001. Team was sold to Butch Gillilands(#38 Cup and Winston West) team owner, Richard Hilton but it fell through, Bodine keeps the sponsor with him and retains ownership. New engine combo with Elliott engines replacing Roush.
12 Jeremy Mayfield Ford Mobil 1
Snap-On, Mazak
Mobil Speedpass
Penske Racing LLC Peter Sospenzo Penske
Kranefuss sells his share to Roger Penske. Mayfield extended thru 2002. Possible slight paint scheme change in 2000. No effect on Mobil sponsorship in 1999 due to Exxon buying Mobil
13 Robby Gordon Ford Menards
Ingersoll Rand
Hot Wheels, Turtle Wax
Robby Gordon
Mike Held
John Menard
Mark Tudor ?Yates
Mark Tudor takes over for Jerry Baxter. Had disagreement with Yates, unsure of future engine supplier. Switches to Yates engines at Talladega for the rest of 2000. Crew Chief Fred Graves left the team to help out the new #62 team. Peter Guild ran Pro Motors. Is leasing the Irvan-Simo team, cars and buildings
14 Rick Mast Pontiac Conseco AJ Foyt Philippe Lopez David Evans
Evans comes over from the #41 to oversee the engines. Philippe Lopez takes over as of April 25th. Terry Whooten let go after Martinville as crew chief. Rick Mast takes over at Texas for the rest of 2000, Dick Trickle ran the #60 at Texas. Mike Bliss has been released. Dick Trickle takes over for Darlington and Bristol while Foyt decides what to do driver-wise, Bliss may return. Mast, Cope and Musgrave are also rumored replacements. Mike Bliss left the #30 team to take the ride. Scott Sharp renewed with his IRL team and Johnny Benson turned it down. Will be a Pontiac, Waddell Wilson is the team manager
15 ? Ford ? Robert Fenley ?Joey Knuckles Ernie Elliott
Team selling shop and moving from SC to NC. Former owners Bud Moore now has no stake in the team. Musgrave left, no idea when next race is planned. Derrike Cope out, Musgrave in at Talladega. Team is now part time as they have no sponsor. Cope signed for the full season, looking for a sponsor
16 Kevin Lepage Ford FamilyClick.com Geoff Smith/
Roush Racing
Pat Tryson Roush
FamilyClick.com comes on as of Las Vegas for a two year deal but the deal will cease at the end of 2000. Northern Light Internet search site was only for Daytona and Rockingham. Team plans to run with or without a sponsor to start the 2000 season. TV Guide will not return in 2000 as the sponsor. Lepage signed thru 2000
17 Matt Kenseth
Ford DeWalt Tools
Mark Martin
Jack Roush
Robby Reiser Roush
New Roush team for 2000, Kenseth moves up from BGN
18 Bobby Labonte Pontiac Interstate Batteries
Food Lion, EasyCare,
Wix, MBNA,
Wards, Coca Cola,
Ditch Witch,
Gumout, Cintas
Circuit City
International Home Foods
Joe Gibbs Jimmy Makar Gibbs Racing
Interstate signed thru 2003, Pontiac thru 2002
19 Casey Atwood Ford ?
Ray Evernham ? Ron Vicarro
Atwood to debut at Richmond in Sept. Atwood is it. May run Atwood in a Ford for a few races late in the 2000 season
20 Tony Stewart Pontiac Home Depot
Ridgid, Husky
MBNA, Gumout
International Home Foods
Joe Gibbs Greg Zipadelli Joe Gibbs Racing
No word on Home Depot’s contract, due up at the end of 2000. Pontiac is signed thru 2002r
21 Elliott Sadler Ford CITGO
Baby Grand
Pepperidge Farms
Wood Brothers ? Roush
Mike Beam left to be the #75 Team Manager. Motorscraft will be the new sponsor in 2001. Pepperidge Farms(Fish Crackers) comes aboard as an assoc
22 Ward Burton Pontiac Caterpillar
Polaris ATV
Honeywell, Amoco
Pro-Cert, Hobas Pipe
Mountain Dew
Bill Davis Tommy Baldwin, Jr Bill Davis Racing
Will switch to Dodge in 2001. Caterpillar, Burton and Baldwin on for three more years
23 Boris Said Chevy Federated Auto Parts Jimmy Spencer Richard Broome Yates
Said will also run at Homestead in November. Said is set for the two Cup road races at Sears Point and Watkins Glen, plus the Busch races at California and Las Vegas and the Truck race at Portland International Raceway
24 Jeff Gordon Chevy DuPont Finishes
Quaker State
Advance Auto Parts
Slick 50
Rick Hendrick
Jeff Gordon
Robbie Loomis Hendrick
Loomis come over from the #43, Brian Whitesell becomes the team manager instead of the crew chief. Five of the Rainbow Warriors(Pit Crew) will move over to the #88 at the end of the season. Gordon signs a ‘lifetime’ agreement with owner Rick Hendrick. Ray Evernham left after Dover(9/29) to head up Dodge’s return to Cup in 2000. DuPont returns
25 Jerry Nadeau Chevy Michael Holigan
Advance Auto Parts
Quaker State
Joseph Hendrick Tony Furr Hendrick
Furr stays as crew chief. Wally Dallenbach leaves as does Bud(to the #8), Jerry Nadeau takes over and a new sponsor as Bud goes to the #8 DEI Chevy
26 Jimmy Spencer Ford Big Kmart Travis Carter Donnie Wingo Yates
Gets Yates power in 2000. Spencer re-upped. Kmart is the sponsor, number change from 23 to 26. Winston leaves as the sponsor
27 Mike Bliss
Pontiac Viagra Eel River Racing
Jack Birmingham
Barry Dodson
Barry Dodson T&L Motors
Looking for a sponsor, loses Viagra to the #6 after the end of 2000. Jeff Fuller released after Texas, Mike Bliss comes back after being released at the #14 car. Jeff Fuller and Viagra are it, announcement made Dec 17th. Mike Bliss signed up for 2000 but left after a few weeks when 2000 sponsorship fell thru, and went to the #14 Foyt team. Bliss parted ways with Roush and the CTS team to get the ride
28 Ricky Rudd Ford Texaco
Raybesto’s, Mac Tools, Autolite, Fleetwood RV, Coca-Cola, UPS
Robert Yates Mike McSwain Robert Yates
UPS signs on as an assoc starting at the Pepsi 400 in Daytona. McSwain came with Rudd to be the crew chief, former crew chief Doug Richert went to the #32. Ricky Rudd will drive the car in 2000. Texaco re-ups thru 2004. Kenny Irwin left at the end of 1999 for the #42 team
31 Mike Skinner Chevy Lowes
Koblat Toola
Owens Corning
Richard Childress Larry McReynolds Childress
Lowes to leave at the end of the 2000 season in a shocking announcement. Larry McReynolds will leave at the end of 2000, so much for the 3 year deal, supposedly he will do TV. McReynolds signed up for three more years, put his own team on hold
32 Scott Pruett
Ford Tide
Cal Wells Scott Houston Yates
Brad Parrott left before Lowes, Scott Houston takes over. Brad Parrott takes over after the Pepsi 400 at Daytona. Doug Richert leaves the crew chief job after California. Doug Richert came over from the #28 as the crew chief. #32 is the car #. Scott Pruett is the driver, comes from CART. Wells signs Tide, will also run a fulltime BGN team with McDonalds as the sponsor
33 Joe Nemechek Chevy Oakwood Homes
Johns Manville
Adams Intl
Andy Petree Danny Gill Petree Racing
Andy Petree goes back to full time owner as Gill comes aboard. Nemechek signs a 2yr deal with an option year, Petree returns to the crew chief job. Ken Schrader went to the #36. Crew chief Sammy Johns also went to the #36. Skoal left after 1999 season, Oakwood Homes comes aboard
34* ? Pontiac ? Joyner-Kersee-Roehrig Motorsports
Jackie Joyner-Kersee
Bob Kersee
Kurt Roehrig
? ?
Looks like the team is concentrating on 2001 and will probably NOT run anymore races in 2000 unless a sponsor is found. The car ran the Shootout and withdrew from the Daytona 500, team plans unsure. #34 is the number, Sunoco and Kendell sign up for Daytona. I hear the team will run #34 in 2000 when it races. Green will run in the Bud Shootout. Team plans to run a limited 2000 schedule if a sponsor is found. Green may drive in those races. Become the Joyner-Kersee team since Roehrig is involved
34* Todd Bodine Chevy I Love New York Cicci-Welliver Racing Donnie Richeson ?Fischer Engineering
Will run at Watkins Glen in a one race deal
36 Kenny Schrader Pontiac M&M’s
Starburst, Valvoline,
Pedigree, Combos
ILD Telecom
Mighty Auto Parts
Nelson Bowers
Read Morton
Tom Beard
Sammy Johns Hendrick
MB 2 buys the #10 team which now team up with the #36. Schrader takes over in 2000 for retired Ernie Irvan, his crew chief from the #33 comes along. Irvan’s retirement opened up this ride
40 Sterling Marlin Chevy Coor’s Light
Prolong, PPG
Matco Tools
Felix Sabates Scott Eggleston SABCO
Team being sold to Chip Ganassi. Switch to Dodge in 2001? Scott Eggleston starts his first full season. Marlin’s contract runs thru 2002
41 ?Gary Bradberry Chevy ?
Manheim Auctions
Larry Hedrick ? ?
Team on hold now, looking for a sponsor. Philippe Lopez leaves to join Mast at the #14. Bradberry takes over as Rick Mast left to go to the #14. Big Daddy’s signed on as the sponsor for 2000. Mast comes over from the #98, Lopez is the new crew chief replacing Donnie Disharoon. Kodiak moves to the #9 Melling Ford
43 John Andretti Pontiac Cheerios/STP
Ferguson, Sprint, OMP, Red Lobster, Southern Pride Trucking, Red Wing Shoes
Petty Enterprises Greg Steadman Rick Mann/PE
Will switch to Dodge in 2001. Greg Steadman takes over as crew chief. Crew Chief Robbie Loomis bolted for the #24 car. Andretti signed up thru 2002, Cheerios come on as primary mid 2000, STP falls to an associate
44 Kyle Petty
Steve Grissom
Pontiac Hot Wheels

Sprint, Coca Cola, Red Lobster, OMP, Red Wing Shoes

Petty Enterprises(PE) committee Rick Mann/PE
Crew Chief Fred Graves left after NHIS in Sept. Grissom takes over from Darlington on for the rest of the season. Petty will run the BGN in the #45 car, then move it to Cup in 2001. Fred Graves takes over as crew chief at NHIS. Bobby Leslie left after Michigan, Hewitt takes over on a race to race basis. Petty sits out the Winston and puts Steve Grissom in the car for the Coke 600 as he grieves for the loss of his son, Adam. Will switch to Dodge in 2001. Greg Steadman was to take over as crew chief, but Loomis left the #43 so Steadman goes there and Leslie takes over for Kyle. Doug Hewitt moves into another position in PE. New paint scheme for 2000(see the Paint Schemes gallery)
?*45 ??? ?Chevy ?Sprint Prepaid Foncards
Red Wing Shoes
?Petty Enterprises ?Chris Hussey ?Rick Mann/PE
With Adam Petty’s died at NHIS in a practice crash, car will not run anymore Cup in 2000, but Kyle Petty will move it up to Cup in 2001 and drive it.
*48 Darrell Lanigan
?Stanton Barrett
Ford Fans Team Tri-Star Motorsports Mark Tudor Mark Smith
Daytona didn’t happen, supposedly will make first attempt at Michigan in August. Looks like Darrell Lanigan will take over the seat when the car runs. Fans Team as the sponsor for a 10 race run starting at the Pepsi 400 in Daytona. Attempted the Daytona 500 and ran in the Bud Shootout Qualifier with Sportcut.com as a one race sponsor
50 Ricky Craven Chevy ?
Midwest Transit Inc
Hal Hicks Greg Connors Hendrick
Supposedly has a sponsor for Indy and three more races, no idea who. Team to skip Texas and return at Martinsville. New crew chief, Greg Connors. crew chief John Monsam left after Daytona. Hayden takes over as an interim crew chief. Craven signed thru 2000
*52 Bill Baird Chevy Dynatek Bill Baird ? ?
Is supposed to attempt the Brickyard 400. Attempted the June Pocono race with Dynatek as the sponsor. 1999 ARCA Champ Bill Baird is running a part time ARCA schedule and plans to attempt four Winston Cup races in 2000. Both Pocono races and the Brickyard 400 are planned
55 Kenny Wallace Chevy Square-D,Cooper Lighting

Carolina Peterbuilt
Andy Petree Jimmy Elledge Petree
Wallace to leave at the end of 2000, Square-D stays. Cooper Lighting is a co-primary associate for 2000. New paint scheme for 2000
60 Joe Bessey Chevy PowerTeam
Joe Bessey Jim Long Hendrick
Geoffrey Bodine released after Richmond in Sept, Bessey tales over driving duties. PowerTeam will leave at the end of 2000, Bodines situation shakey with team. Bodine returned at Richmond and will drive the car for the remainder of 2000. Trickle back in at Talladega. Rich Bickle runs at Martinsville. Dick Trickle ran at Texas. Ted Musgrave to subbed thru Bristol for Bodine while he recovers from his Truck accident
61 Randy Tolsma Chevy eLink Ed Rensi
Team Rensi
Troy Selberg ?
A one race deal for Homestead
61 Rich Bickle Chevy ? Steve Coulter
Xpress Motorsports
? ?Mark Smith
A one race deal for the Brickyard 400
?61* ?Bob Strait ?Ford ?Midway Island ?Mark Thompson ?Donnie Straight
Bob Bissinger
not sure what is up with this team, if anything
62* Brendan Gaughan Chevy NAPA Auto Parts
The Orleans Casino
Bill McAnally Andy Graves ?
No idea for the future plans with this teams. Fred Graves left as crew chief of the #13 to help out this team. Had to cancel out on Vegas, will now attempt California. Was a one race deal with Winston West driver Gaughan and Andy Graves as the crew chief for the Vegas Cup race in March
65 Dan Pardus Chevy ? Jim & Judie Motorsports
Pardus Racing
D&M Motorsports
Carl Gollnast
Dave Leiner
Wagner Motorsports
Attempted the Daytona 500, next up is ??
66 Darrell Waltrip Ford BIG Kmart/Rt 66 Jeans Travis Carter/Carl Haas Larry Carter Yates
Philippe Lopez was the crew chief until late 1999, has since moved to the #41 team, then to the #14. Gets Yates power in 2000. DW to run 2000 as his last and do a retirement tour
71 Dave Marcis
Kerry Earnhardt
Chevy Realtree Helen Marcis Bob Marcis Childress
Perfomance Technology
Earnhardt ran the car at Michigan in August. Marcis will scale back his efforts in 2001 and run a limited scheudule
72 Jim Sauter
Dwayne Leik
Chevy ? Tex Powell
Marcis Racing
? ?
Leik attempted California with no luck. Only made attempt for the Daytona 500 as an extra chance to make the Daytona 500 in 1999, looks like the same in 2000
?74* ?closed ?Chevy ? ?Bill Baumgardner
? ?
Since the BGN team closed shop and Jones moved on to Team Yellow in the BGN, it can be assumed this will not happen. Had planned to run five Cup races in 2000 and move up with Jones full time in 2001 but it all fell apart
75 Wally Dallenbach Ford Cartoon Network/TBS
Red Cell Batteries
Rotozip Tools
LA West
Darwin Oordt
Galaxy Motorsports
Newt Moore Yates
Newt Moore named crew chief after Talladega. Wayne Orme was the crew chief but was re-assigned. No new crew chief yet. Three primary sponsors for different races. Turner Broadcasting/Cartoon Network/WCW, Red Cell Batteries and Rotozip are the three. Wayne Orme takes over as crew chief, was the cc on the #94 for most of the 1999 season. Richard ‘Slugger’ Labbe decided not to take the crew chief job. Dallenbach signs up for three years. Oordt may start a 2nd car for the team. Butch Mock sold team to Darwin Oordt late in 1999. Remington and Polaris leave as sponsor
77 Robert Pressley Ford Jasper Engines
Federal Mogul
Doug Bawel
Mark Wallace
Mark Harrah
Ryan Pemberton Penske Engines
Penske and Jasper engines working together. Pemberton is the new crew chief for 2000. Pressley signs to stay with team thru 2000
79* ? Chevy ? Ted Walters Jr
George Pywowariw
Ted Walters Jr ?
Did not attempt either Pocono or New Hampshire, no idea if they plan to run at all in 2000
80* Morgan Shepherd Ford ? Stan Hoover Stan Hoover ?
planned to run the Brickyard 400, but didn’t do, no idea of any other plans. Shepherd is running part time in the CTS series. Just built a new shop in North Carolina
81* Michael Ritch Ford ? Jerry Davis
Anthony Weight
? ?
Plans to make five Cup starts in 2000. Bought by Davis & Weight Motorsports, Inc. Team sold by Filbert Martocci/Gil Martin.
84* Norm Benning Chevy SoBe Beverages Norm Benning Ace Kolar Leo Jackson
Benning attempted the Daytona 500 and is running a full ARCA season. May run a few more Cup races
85* Carl Long Ford Spirit of Princeville
Mansion Decorating
Thee Dixon
Tinsley Hughes
Keith Montgomery ?
Plans to attempt races at Daytona, Charlotte, Pocono, Dover and a few others
87* Ron Fellows Chevy Bully Hill Vineyards
Nortel Networks
Joe Nemechek Brian Pattie ?Gibbs
Looking to run Fellows at least at Watkins Glen and maybe a few other races, possibly with Gibbs power. Fellows will also run in the BGN and CTS for Nemechek
88 Dale Jarrett Ford Quality Care Service/
Ford Credit,
Robert Yates Todd Parrott Robert Yates
UPS in 2001?? hired five ‘Rainbow Warriors’ to run the pit crew on race day for 2000
89* Bobby Gerhart Chevy Kewadin Casinos/ Greektown Casinos Bobby Gerhart Racing ? ?
ARCA driver attempted to make the Daytona 500 but failed
89* Austin Cameron Chevy ? Terry Cameron ? Maropulus
Winston West driver attempted to make the Vegas Cup race in a Chevy bought from RCR but did not
90 Hut Stricklin Ford Hills Bros
Suburban Lodges
Junie Donlavey Craig Huartson Penske
Craig Huartson takes over as crew chief. Hut Stricklin to run at Indy, Brian Simo at Watkins Glen, after that??? Ed Berrier and cc Johnson released after the 2nd Pocono race. Dean Johnson named crew chief after the California race. Hill Bros signs on for two years. Berrier plans to run the full 2000 season and go after the ROTY award
91 Blaise Alexander Chevy Ericsson Joe Falk/LJ Racing/SABCO Ben Holm SABCO/T&L Motors
Alexander is a one race deal between SABCO and Falk at Talladega, may also try another race. cc Mike Hillman left for the #11 team. Next race is supposed to be Richmond in Sept. Running a limited schedule, looking for a sponsor. KMC signs up for Speedweeks. Team tested well at Daytona and will run at least Daytona and take it from there, still looking for a full time sponsor for the year
93 Dave Blaney
Pontiac Amoco
Mac Tools
Bill Davis Doug Randolph Bill Davis Racing
Gil Martin left the team after the NHIS race, Randolph takes over. Will switch to Dodge in 2001. Moves up to Cup 2000 as Ward Burton’s teammate in the Bill Davis Racing stable
94 Bill Elliott Ford McDonald’s
Reese’s, Super 8
Coca Cola
Reeses, Stihl
Snap On
Bill Elliott committee
Kevin Cram
Mike Ford
Troy Raker
Ernie Elliott
Team will be sold to Ray Evernham in 2000 and run Dodges with Elliott driving. Will change to the #9. The trio of Kevin Cram (performance enhancement director), Mike Ford (car chief), and Troy Raker (engineer) will jointly make decisions regarding the setup, chassis, tuning and overall performance. McDonald’s leaves after the 2000 season and goes to Cal Wells BGN team(who will run McDonald’s in 2000 also)
95* David Keith Ford ? Sadler Bros Billy Poindexter Yates
Attempted the Brickyard 400 but missed, may run a few other events. Plans to run five race in Cup and ten in ARCA in 2000
96* Andy Houston Ford Ronald McDonald House Charities Cal Wells ?Joe Garone Yates
Was a one race deal for Michigan in August but Houston will move up from the CTS and drive this car full time in 2001. Plans are to drive four more races: Lowes, Rockingham, Phoenix and Homestead
96* Greg Sacks
Gus Wasson
Chevy ?Island Oasis Beau Petty
Perry-Huggins Motorsports
John Huffman Sabco
Looks like team is closed up for now. Island Oasis scaled back sponsorship plans and the BGN team is taking time off, so it can be assumed that the Cup program will be sidelined for a while. Sacks attempted the Daytona 500 with a Sabco engine. Will attempt a full BGN season with Gus Wasson and may attempt a few Cup races with Wasson and Sacks. Used #84 in 1999
97 Chad Little
Kurt Busch
Ford John Deere
Georgetta Roush
Roush Racing
Jeff Hammond Roush
Little will leave after New Hampshire, and run at Talladega for the team and is then out of the car, with Busch taking over. John Deere will leave at seasons end. Hammond will leave for TV at Fox
98 ?Jeff Fuller
?Geoffrey Bodine
Ford ? MacPherson Motorsports Vic Kangas ?
Hearing Bodine am get the seat now?? Ran at Lowes with Fuller. Cale Yarbouogh sold the team to Chip MacPherson
99 Jeff Burton Ford CITGO
Exide Batteries, SKF, Hardee’s
True Value
Parts Plus
Nanticoke Homes
Borg Warner
Robert Corn/
Roush Racing
Frank Stoddard Roush
CITGO comes aboard starting at Charlottes fall race. Burton signed thru 2005, Exide was good thru 2001 but now will leave at the end of 2000 with CITGO supposedly coming aboard, new paint scheme in 2000


Born on Date: July 16, 1999