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2020 NASCAR Cup Series Team / Driver Chart

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2021 Team / Driver Chart

Previous team charts by season:
2019, 201820172016201520142013201220112010200920082007,200620052004200320022001200019991998


2020 Cup Series Rookie Of The Year Candidates (ROTY)


Drivers who moved to a new team:

  • Chris Buescher (moved from #37 JTG Daugherty Racing to #17 Roush Fenway Racing)
  • Matt DiBenedetto (moved from #95 Leavine Family Racing to #21 Wood Brothers Racing)
  • Joey Gase (moved  from Motorsports Business Management to Rick Ware Racing)
  • Daniel Hemric (released by Richard Childress Racing, running a partial XFINITY schedule with JR Motorsports)
  • Daniel Suarez (released from #41 Stewart-Haas, moved to #96 Gaunt Brothers Racing)
  • Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (moved from #17 Roush Fenway Racing to #47 JTG Daugherty Racing)

2019 full-time drivers that will not race full-time in 2020:


CHART KEYS
? unknown or a rumor for that section
(i) = not running for Cup Series points
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.


2020 FULL-TIME TEAMS


No. 00 StarCom Racing Chevy

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Quin Houff Jacob Companies George Church
ECR Engines
  Victory Weekend  
  Permatex  
  Mount-N-Lock / Ashurst Honey  
  UNITS Moving and Portable Storage  
  Good Greek Moving and Storage  
  Mane ‘n Tail  
  Creek Enterprise Inc  
  Eagle Rock Wealth Management
 
  Boss Hoss Cycles
 
  Sim Seats
 

Sim Seats was the sponsor at Charlotte (Oct).
Boss Hoss Cycles was the sponsor at Bristol (Sep).
Eagle Rock Wealth Management will be the sponsor for both Dover races.(8-18-2020)
Creek Enterprise was the sponsor at Kentucky, Kansas (Jul), Daytona road course, Kansas (Oct).
Mane ‘n Tail will be the sponsor at Bristol in May.(5-29-2020) They were also the sponsor at both Pocono races.
Good Greek Moving and Storage was the sponsor at Darlington (May 20), Charlotte (May 24), Charlotte (May 27).
UNITS Moving and Portable Storage will be the sponsor at Atlanta.(3-10-2020) And was on 6-7.
Permatex will be the primary sponsor in four races.(3-2-2020)
Victory weekend will be the sponsor at Las Vegas (Feb) and Auto Club.(2-21-2020) and Las Vegas (Sep).
Houff will drive the #00 in 2020 and 2021.  The team says it will honor its commitment to Cassill, but did not explain what that was.(11-27-2019)
Cassill says he “plan[s] to be a part of the team”.(11-9-2019)


No. 1 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevy

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Kurt Busch Monster Energy Matt McCall Hendrick Motorsports
(2021) GEARWRENCH (4 races)
(2004 Champion) Global Poker?

GEARWRENCH will be the sponsor for four races.(1-29-2020)
Busch has signed a multi-year extension (believed to be through 2021) to remain with the team. Monster Energy will also continue as a sponsor.(11-2-2019)
Kurt Busch signed a one year deal with Ganassi for 2019.  He has not made a decision on 2020, but sounds like he is interested in returning.


No. 2 Team Penske Ford

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Brad Keselowski Miller Lite (1 race) Jeremy Bullins Roush-Yates
(2020) AutoTrader
(2012 Champ) Discount Tire/America’s Tire (2021+) (15 races)
Dent Wizard
Western Star / Alliance Truck Parts
Wabash National
MoneyLion
PPG
Pirtek
Snap-On
Wurth

Wurth was the sponsor at Texas (Jul), both Dover.
MoneyLion was the sponsor at Homestead.
PPG will be the sponsor at Martinsville (May) and Michigan (Jun).(2-12-2020)
Money Lion will be the sponsor at the Clash.
Miller Lite will be the sponsor at Charlotte (May).(1-28-2020)
Team Penske will make crew and crew chief changes to all three teams in 2020.(1-6-2020)
Discount Tire has expanded their sponsorship in a multi-year agreement.  They will be primary sponsor for 15 races in 2020.
No changes are expected. Keselowski and Wolfe signed multi-year renewals in 2018. Miller Lite signed a renewal for 2018 “and beyond” that scaled their sponsorship back to 11 races in 2018. Discount Tire also signed a multi-year agreement beginning in 2018.


No. 3 Richard Childress Racing Chevy

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Austin Dillon DOW Justin Alexander ECR Engines
Kaz Grala Bass Pro Shops (11 races)
Symbicort
RigUp
Coca-Cola
RigUp
American Ethanol
Freightliner

Grala drove at the Daytona road course after Dillon testing positive for COVID-19.
Coca-Cola was the sponsor at Charlotte (May 24).
RigUp will be co-primary for the Clash, and primary at “select races during the 2020 season“.(2-8-2020)
No changes are currently expected.  There had been some questions about the status of Dow’s sponsorship, but the they are signed through 2020.


No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Kevin Harvick Busch/Busch Light Rodney Childers Roush-Yates
(2023) Jimmy Johns
(2014 Champ) Mobil 1
Hunt Brothers Pizza

No big changes in 2020. Busch Light will continue to be the largest sponsor.


No. 6 Roush Fenway Racing Ford

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Ryan Newman (2021?) Wyndham Rewards (2021?) Scott Graves Roush-Yates
Ross Chastain Oscar Mayer (2021)
Castrol
Koch Industries
Roman
Progressive Insurance
Roush Performance
Acronis
Guaranteed Rate
Coca-Cola
HyVee

HyVee was the sponsor at Kansas (Oct).
Guaranteed Rate will be the sponsor at New Hampshire.(7-23-2020) and also at the Daytona road course.(8-12-2020) and both Dover, Bristol (Sep).
Progressive will be the sponsor at Atlanta.(6-3-2020) and Pocono 1.
Roman will be the sponsor in the Coca-Cola 600.(5-20-2020)
Ryan Newman has been cleared to return to racing at Darlington on May 17.(4-28-2020)
Chastain will substitute for Newman until he is cleared to return to racing.(2-19-2020)
Koch Industries will sponsor Newman in the Clash and Daytona 500.(1-29-2020)
Castrol will be the sponsor in an unknown number of races.(1-22-2020)
Wyndham Rewards has signed a multi-year sponsorship extension.(1-8-2020)
Oscar Mayer has renewed their sponsorship through 2021 for “multiple “races.(10-30-2020)
Newman’s contract length was not announced but was believed to be for three years starting in 2019, but 2021 may be an option year.

No. 8 Richard Childress Racing Chevy

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Tyler Reddick  Caterpillar Randall Burdett ECR Engines
(2021?) Okuma
TAME the Beast
I Am Second
Alsco
Roland
Chevy Cares
Realtree
Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen
Food City
KCMG
Feeding America
Chevy Accessories
Childress Vineyards
Cheddars

Cheddars was the sponsor at Charlotte (Oct).
Childress Vineyards was on the car at Bristol (Sep).
Feeding America was the sponsor at New Hampshire.
KCMG will be the sponsor for one race.(7-31-2020) – Daytona (Aug).
Food City was the sponsor for the NASCAR Open.
Chevy Cares was the sponsor at Homestead.
Okuma was the sponsor at Charlotte (May 27).
Alsco was the sponsor at Charlotte (May 24), Bristol (May).
Randall Burdett will serve as Reddick’s crew chief.(11-5-2019)
Reddick will drive the No. 8 in 2020.(10-2-2019)
RCR has announced that Hemric will be released at the end of 2019. Reddick is now expected to take over in 2020.
Hemric’s contract runs through 2020.  However, with Childress expressing an interest in moving Reddick to Cup full-time, Hemric could be moved out if sponsorship isn’t found for Reddick and a third team. Hemric says 2020 plans are “iffy”.


No. 9 Hendrick Motorsports Chevy

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Chase Elliott NAPA Auto Parts (26 races) Alan Gustafson Hendrick Motorsports
(2022) Mountain Dew
Kelley Blue Book
Hooters (3 races)
UniFirst (2 races + All-Star)

NAPA Auto Parts has extended its sponsorship through 2022.  They will sponsor 26 races each year.(2-11-2020)
UniFirst has moved it’s sponsorship from William Byron to Chase Elliott.  UniFirst will be the sponsor at Phoenix (Mar), the All-Star Race, and Las Vegas (Sept).(1-27-2020)
Elliott is signed through 2022. Hooters will sponsor 3 races each year through 2021. NAPA Auto Parts, Kelley Blue Book, and Mtn Dew are signed as sponsors through 2020.


No. 10 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Aric Almirola Smithfield (25-30 races) Mike Bugarewicz Roush-Yates
(2020?) Go Bowling
HighPoint.com

HighPoint.com was the sponsor at Las Vegas (Sep).
Go Bowling was the sponsor at Daytona road course, Darlington (Aug).
Almirola and Bowyer will swap crew chiefs for 2020.(12-4-2019)
Smithfield will return in 2020. (10-10-2019)
Almirola’s contact run through 2020 and he says he will return.


No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Denny Hamlin FedEx (2020?) Chris Gabehart Toyota Racing Development
(2021?) National Civil Rights Museum

The National Civil Rights Museum was featured on the #11 at Talladega in June.(6-21-2020)
Hamlin and FedEx are signed through at least 2020 and no changes are expected.


No. 12 Team Penske Ford

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Ryan Blaney Advance Auto Parts Todd Gordon Roush-Yates
(2022+?) BodyArmour
Menards
DEX Imaging

DEX Imaging was the sponsor at Charlotte (May 24), Kansas (Jul).
Blaney has signed a multi-year extension to remain at Team Penske.(3-6-2020)
Team Penske will make crew and crew chief changes to all three teams in 2020.(1-6-2020)
Advance Auto Parts will be the sponsor at Atlanta, Richmond (Apr), Watkins Glen, Bristol (Sep).(11-21-2019) Was also the sponsor at Kentucky, both Dover, Bristol (Sep).
Blaney signed a multi-year deal before the 2018 season.


No. 13 Germain Racing Chevy

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Ty Dillon GEICO (2020)(32 races) Matt Borland ECR Engines

Dillon has denied retirement rumors and says he will return in 2020 with GEICO.
Ty Dillon and GEICO signed a “multi-year” renewal with Germain Racing in 2017.
Matt Borland also signed a multi-year deal prior to the 2018 season.


No. 14 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Clint Bowyer Rush Truck Centers John Klausmeier Roush-Yates
(2020) PEAK / BlueDEF
Mobil 1
Haas Automation
Built Ford Proud
One Cure
Busch Light for the Farmers
Barstool Sports America
DEKALB
Ford Performance Racing School

Bowyer wants to return to SHR in 2021.(7-20-2020)
One Cure was the sponsor at Kentucky, Kansas (Jul), Las Vegas (Sep).
Barstool was on the car at Talladega in June.
Almirola and Bowyer will swap crew chiefs for 2020.(12-4-2019)
SHR announced Bowyer’s 2020 return.(10-18-19)
Bowyer says he’s done a Mobil 1 shoot for next year, which would led to the belief that he will remain with SHR.(9-20-2019)
Bowyer’s contract is up in 2019.  There has been speculation that Bowyer’s contract may not be renewed if SHR wants to move Cole Custer to Cup and does not want to send him to another Ford team. However, the latest rumors have Bowyer returning.


No. 15 Premium Motorsports Chevy

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Brennan Poole Spartan Mosquito Pat Tryson ECR Engines
J.J. Yeley Goettl
  CHOC Children’s Hospital
  Remember Everyone Deployed
  Thriv5

Thriv5 sponsored Poole at Kansas (Oct).
Yeley drove with Thriv5 sponsorship at Bristol (Sep).
Remember Everyone Deployed was on the car for the NASCAR Open, both Dover.
Goettl will be the sponsor at both Las Vegas races and Phoenix (Nov).(2-21-2020) They were also the sponsor at Phoenix in March.
Spartan Mosquito will be the sponsor in 17 races (15 points races).(1-30-2020)
Poole will drive the full season.(12-11-2019)
Unknown plans. Drivers and sponsors are often race to race. Chastain could return if he doesn’t find a Cup ride elsewhere.


No. 17 Roush Fenway Racing Ford

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Chris Buescher Fastenal Luke Lambert Roush-Yates
(2021?) Fifth Third Bank
SunnyD
Roush Performance Stage 3

Luke Lambert will serve as Buescher’s crew chief.(11-5-2019)
Team confirms Brian Pattie leaves as crew chief following 2019 season. Buescher ‘s crew chief is TBA. (10-18-19)
Chris Buescher will replace Stenhouse, as Stenhouse will be released at the end of the season.(9-25-2019)
Stenhouse says his contract is through 2021.


No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Kyle Busch M&Ms/Skittles/Snickers/Pedigree Adam Stevens Toyota Racing Development
(2020+) Interstate Batteries
(2015, 2019 Champion) Sport Clips

Sport Clips will sponsor Busch at Phoenix (Mar).(2-6-2020)
Interstate Batteries renewed a multi-year agreement in 2019.
Mars is signed through at least 2019.
Busch’s contract is believed to run through at least 2022.


No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops (24 races) James Small
Toyota Racing Development
(2021) Auto-Owners Insurance (8 races) (2021)  
(2017 Champion) SiriusXM
Sport Clips

Sport Clips will sponsor Truex at Dover (May).(2-6-2020)
SiriusXM will be the sponsor for 5 races.(2-3-2020)
James Small will serve as Truex, Jr’s crew chief.(12-19-2019)
Cole Pearn has left Joe Gibbs Racing to pursue opportunities outside of NASCAR.(12-9-2019)
Truex, Jr. joined Joe Gibbs Racing in 2019 in a “multi-year” deal.


No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Erik Jones DeWalt Chris Gayle Toyota Racing Development
(2020) Sport Clips (5 races)
Craftsman
Reser’s
Stanley Black and Decker / Irwin
Interstate Batteries
Toyota
Auto-Owners Insurance

Auto-Owners Insurance was the sponsor at Daytona (Aug), Bristol (Sep).
Toyota was the sponsor at Martinsville (Jun), Homestead, Kentucky, Las Vegas (Sep).
Sport Clips will be the sponsor in 5 races.(2-6-2020)
Erik Jones has signed a contract extension to return in 2020.(9-6-2019)
Jones says he is close to a contract extension for 2020 and indications are that he is likely to return.


No. 21 Wood Brothers Racing Ford

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Matt DiBenedetto Menards Greg Erwin Roush-Yates
(2020) Motorcraft/Quick Lane
Reese / Draw-Tite
RED KAP
#FordStrong Technicians

Reese / Draw-Tite was the sponsor at Bristol (May).
DiBenedetto says Greg Irwin will remain the team’s crew chief.(9-11-2019)
Menard will retire from full-time racing and DiBenedetto will drive the #21 full-time in 2020. DeBendetto’s contract is for one year.  Menards and its associated companies will return to sponsor about the same number of races.


No. 22 Team Penske Ford

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Joey Logano Shell-Pennzoil Paul Wolfe Roush-Yates
(2023) AAA Southern California
(2018 Champion) Autotrader
MoneyLion
AAA Insurance
PPG

MoneyLion was the sponsor at Talladega in June.
Autotrader was the sponsor at Bristol (May).
Team Penske will make crew and crew chief changes to all three teams in 2020.(1-6-2020)
No changes likely.  Logano is signed through 2023 as is primary sponsor Shell-Pennzoil.


No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports Chevy

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
William Byron Axalta (22 races) (14 races each year 2021-2027) Chad Knaus Hendrick Motorsports
(2021?) Liberty University (12 races in 2020 & 2021)
Hertz (4 races in 2020 & 2021)

HendrickCars.com was the sponsor at Talladega (Oct), Charlotte (Oct) and Kansas (Oct).
Hertz filed for bankruptcy in mid-2020 and terminated their sponsorship agreement. They were primary for two races.
Axalta will sponsor 14 races each year from 2021-2027.(2-10-2020)
Axalta will be the sponsor of the #24 for 22 races in 2020.(1-17-2020)
In 2020, Hertz will be the primary sponsor at Auto Club Speedway and ISM Raceway in March along with the October playoff races at Talladega Superspeedway and Kansas Speedway.(10-23-2019)
Liberty University has extended its sponsorship through 2021.  It will be the sponsor for 12 races each year.
Axalta’s sponsorship runs through 2022.
Unifirst sponsorship runs through 2023.


No. 27 Premium Motorsports Chevy / Ford
Team started out part-time.  Rick Ware Racing has bought Premium Motorsports and changed the #52 to #27.

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Reed Sorenson Jacob Companies Mike Hillman, Sr. ECR Engines
J.J. Yeley GREENLIGHT  
Gray Gaulding Panini  
Josh Bilicki Insurance King  
Cody Ware Red Rock Secured  
  Thriv5 (2022)
 

United Breast Cancer Foundation was on the car at Kansas (Oct).
Ware drove at Talladega (Oct) with Thriv5 sponsorship.
Thriv5 ha been announced as a multi-year, multi-race deal for Rick Ware Racing, but there was no announcement of the team being sponsored or for how many races.(8-18-2020) Thriv5 was the sponsor at both Dover races, Richmond (Sep).
GREENLIGHT was the sponsor at Indianapolis, Kentucky, NASCAR Open.
Bilicki will drive at Atlanta with Insurance King sponsorship. (6-3-2020)
Gaulding also drove at Bristol (May), Texas (Jul), Bristol (Sep), Las Vegas (Sep), Charlotte (Oct).
Yeley drove at Darlington (May 17), Homestead, both Pocono, Indianapolis, Kentucky, NASCAR Open, Kansas (Jul), New Hampshire, Michigan 1, Michigan 2, Darlington (Aug), Richmond (Sep), Kansas (Oct).
Gaulding will drive at Darlington (May 20) and the Coke 600 (May 27) with Panini sponsorship.(5-13-2020)


No. 32 Go Fas Racing Ford

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Corey LaJoie Schluter Systems (6 races) Ryan Sparks
Roush Yates Engines
(2020) Keen Parts/Corvetteparts.net (8 races)
Drydene Performance Products
Pala Casino (2 races)
RagingBull.com
MotorTrend
Plan B Sales
Enlisted Nine / JDog Brands
Built Bar
Storm Tight Windows
WallStBookie.com
Drydene
Ark.io
Superior Logistics
Patriots of America PAC / Trump 2020
OneNation Coffee

OneNation Coffee will be the sponsor at Charlotte in October.(9-23-2020)
Patriots of America PAC will be on the car for 9 races, beginning at Indianapolis in July.(7-1-2020)
WallStBookie.com will be the sponsor at Talladega in June.(6-16-2020)
Storm Tight Windows was the sponsor at Homestead.
Built Bar will be the sponsor at Atlanta and one additional race.(6-3-2020) They were the sponsor at both Poconos as well.
Superior Logistics will be the sponsor at Charlotte on May 27.(5-25-2020)
Ark.io will be the sponsor for the Coke 600 at Charlotte.(5-21-2020)
Drydene will be the sponsor at Darlington on May 17.(5-13-2020) They were the sponsor for both Dover races.
Plan B Sales will be the sponsor at Kansas in October.(4-24-2020)
MotorTrend was the sponsor at Phoenix (May).(3-4-2020)
RagingBull.com will be the sponsor at Daytona (Feb).(1-30-2020)
Pala Casino will be the sponsor at Auto Club and Phoenix (Nov).(1-12-2020)
Ryan Sparks will serve as crew chief.(1-7-2020)
Lajoie will return in 2020. He will have a new crew chief.(12-3-2019)
There is some speculation that Suarez could move to Go Fas, keeping him affiliated with Stewart-Haas.  He also has sponsorship money affiliated with him that could help the team.(11-17-2019).
LaJoie says he’s working on returning to the team but doesn’t have anything signed.(10-19-2019)
There are rumblings that Go Fas could work more closely with Stewart-Haas in 2019 and that could include bringing on Custer. Team owner Archie St. Hilaire says he is talking to LaJoie about returning.
LaJoie’s contact is believed to only be for 2019.


No. 34 Front Row Motorsports Ford

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Michael McDowell Love’s Travel Stops Drew Blickensderfer Roush-Yates
(2020?) CarParts.com
FR8 Auctions
The Pete Store
Dockside Logistics
Digital Ally
Chicago Pneumatic Compressors
Martin Transportation Systems

Martin Transportation Systems was the sponsor at both Michigan races.
CarParts.com will also be the sponsor at Daytona and Martinsville.(8-5-2020)
Chicago Pneumatic Compressors will be the sponsor at New Hampshire and Daytona (road course).(7-28-2020).
Digital Ally will be the sponsor at both Dover races.(7-22-2020)
The Pete Store was the sponsor at Martinsville (Jun).
Fr8Auctions will be the sponsor at Atlanta.(6-3-2020)
CarParts.com was announced to sponsor both summer Charlotte races.(5-20-2020) Love’s was the sponsor at Charlotte (May 24).
CarParts.com will be the sponsor at Darlington on May 17.(5-13-2020) CarParts.com also was the sponsor at Indianapolis.
Loves will return for “multiple” races.(2-5-2020)
Front Row will cut down to two teams.  McDowell will drive the #34, John Hunter Nemechek the #38.(12-12-2019)
Rumor after the season ended center on Front Row reducing to two teams next year and McDowell possibly being out of  a ride.
At Homestead, McDowell said he expected to return in 2020.(11-15-2019)


No. 37 JTG Daugherty Racing Chevy

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Ryan Preece Kroger Trent Owens Hendrick Motorsports
Cottonelle
Velveeta
Bush’s Beans (2020+?)
Natural Light Seltzer
Tide Power Pods
Purina
Slim Jim
Proctor & Gamble
Kleenex
Kingsford
Energizer
Glad
Louisiana Hot Sauce
Honey Nut Cheerios
Slim Jim
Maxwell House

JTG says Stenhouse will drive the #47 with Brian Pattie as crew chief.  Preece will move to the #37 with Trent Owens as crew chief.(12-2-2019)
Stenhouse announced as new driver at JTG, with car # and sponsors TBA. The deal is for 2 years.(10-16-2019)
Buescher will move to the #17 of Roush Fenway in 2020.(9-25-2019)
Buescher is still expected to return in 2020.(9-20-2019)
Buescher signed a “multi-year” deal in 2017.  He says contract negotiations for 2020 are “in progress”.
Kroger is expected to return in 2020.
Bush’s Beans has signed a multi-year extension in 2019.


No. 38 Front Row Motorsports Ford

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
John Hunter Nemechek Speedy Cash Seth Barbour Roush-Yates
(2020?) MDS Trucking
CITGARD (5 races)
Fire Alarm Services
Berry’s Bullets
YANMAR
Scag Power Equipment
Death Wish Coffee
Digital Ally
Mystik Lubricants
ACME

Safeway was the sponsor at Richmond (Sep).
ACME will be the sponsor for both Dover races.(8-20-2020)
Mystik Lubricants will be the sponsor at Michigan (Aug 9) and Bristol (Sept).(8-3-2020)
Digital Ally will be the sponsor at Kansas in July.(7-22-2020)
Death Wish Coffee will be the sponsor for 7 races including Homestead, Talladega, Pocono, Watkins Glen, Michigan, Martinsville.
Scag Power Equipment will also be the sponsor at Charlotte (May) and Bristol (May).(5-25-2020)
YANMAR will be the sponsor in the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte.(5-21-2020)
Scag Power Equipment will be the sponsor for both Darlington races in May.(5-12-2020)
YANMAR will be the sponsor at Atlanta.(3-10-2020)
Fire Alarm Services will be the sponsor in 4 races.(2-3-2020)
GITGARD will be the sponsor for five races.(1-28-2020)
Speedy Cash will be the sponsor for “multiple races“.(1-24-2020)
Front Row will cut down to two teams.  McDowell will drive the #34, John Hunter Nemechek the #38.(12-12-2019)
There have been rumors that Front Row will reduce to two teams in 2020, but nothing has been announced.
FRM general manager Jerry Freeze says DiBenedetto and LaJoie are a couple of the drivers under consideration for 2020. DiBenedetto moving to the #21 takes him out of consideration.
Some rumors have Chastain under consideration for this ride.
David Ragan’s contact is up at the end of 2019 and he has decided not to continue racing full time in 2020.


No. 41 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Cole Custer Haas Automation Mike Shiplett Roush-Yates
Production Alliance Group
Jacob Companies
AutoDesk

HaasTooling.com will be the sponsor for the May 17 race at Darlington.(5-12-2020) and Darlington (May 20), Charlotte (May 24)
Mike Shiplett will move from XFINITY to crew chief Custer.(12-4-2019)
Daniel Suarez has been released by Stewart Haas and will be replaced by Cole Custer.  Suarez could move to Richard Childress Racing to run XFINITY and a partial Cup schedule.(11-15-2019)
The consensus  seems to be that Suarez will return, but nothing is signed yet.  If Suarez were to leave, Cole Custer would likely be favored to take the ride.
Suarez moved to Stewart-Haas in 2019 in a “multi-year” deal, but the deal has an option at the end of 2019 for either side to get out of it.


No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevy

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Matt Kenseth Credit One Bank Phil Surgen Hendrick Motorsports
Kyle Larson AdventHealth
McDonald’s
Clover

Phil Surgen took over as crew chief before Michigan.(8-4-2020)
Clover was the sponsor at Kentucky.
McDelivery was the sponsor at Charlotte (May 24), Darlington (Aug).
Kenseth will drive the remainder of the season.(4-27-2020)
Larson was released from the team on April 14.
Credit One, McDonald’s, and Clover announced on April 13 that they would no longer sponsor Larson.
Larson was indefinitely suspended by NASCAR on April 13.
AdventHealth will sponsor Larson in the Clash and at Kansas (Oct).(1-9-2020)
There had been speculation that Larson could look for another ride, but he says he has a contract with Ganassi for 2020 and will stay.


No. 43 Richard Petty Motorsports Chevy

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Bubba Wallace US Air Force Jerry Baxter ECR Engines
(2020) World Wide Technology
Transportation Impact (4? races)
Coke Energy
Victory Junction
McDonalds
Cash App (5 races)
Columbia Sportswear
DoorDash

DoorDash will be sponsor for 7 races; Daytona road course, Dover (Saturday), Richmond, Las Vegas, Texas, Martinsville, and Phoenix.(8-14-2020)
Columbia Sportswear will be the primary sponsor for an unknown number of races.  The only announced one so far is the Dover Sunday race.(8-12-2020)
Cash App has signed a multi-year sponsorship agreement.  They will be primary sponsor for 5 races in 2020 – Texas (Jul), New Hampshire, Darlington, Bristol (Sep), and Kansas (Oct).(7-14-2020)
The team ran a special #BlackLivesMatter scheme at Martinsville (Jun).
Bubba Wallace is expected to return to RPM in 2021.(6-9-2020)
McDonald’s was the sponsor at Atlanta.
U.S. Air Force was the sponsor at Charlotte (May 24).
Jerry Baxter has been named the new crew chief.(1-6-2020)
Wallace has a contract through 2020, but the team needs solid sponsorship and that always throws a wrench in any plans.


No. 47 JTG Daugherty Racing Chevy

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Kroger Brian Pattie Hendrick Motorsports
(2021)
NOS Energy Drink  
Hungry Jack
 

Hungry Jack was the sponsor at Talladega (Oct).
NOS was the sponsor at Atlanta, Talladega (Jun), Kansas (Oct).
JTG says Stenhouse will drive the #47 with Brian Pattie as crew chief.  Preece will move to the #37 with Trent Owens as crew chief.(12-2-2019)
Preece is still expected to return in 2020.(9-20-2019)
Kroger is expected to return in 2020, as well as Preece.


No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevy

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Jimmie Johnson (2020) Ally Financial (2023) Cliff Daniels Hendrick Motorsports
(2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2013, 2016 Champ)
Justin Allgaier

Johnson tested positive for COVID-19 prior to the Indianapolis race.(7-3-2020) Allgaier substituted at Indy.
Johnson has announced that 2020 will be his final season.(11-20-2019)
Johnson and Ally will return for 2020.
Ally has extended its sponsorship with Hendrick through 2023, but there is no word on Johnson’s future beyond his 2020 contract.(10-4-2019)


No. 51 Rick Ware Racing Chevy/Ford

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Joey Gase ASC Agri Supply Jason Houghtaling Roush Yates Engines?
Garrett Smithley Page Construction Pro-Motor Engineering?
James Davison Victory Lane Quick Oil Change
Josh Bilicki Trophy Tractor
Jacob Companies
GunBroker.com
Carolina SIM Works
The Gifted Life Podcast
Adkins Automotive
Red Rock Secured
Donate Life Center
Signing Day Sports
Bare Arms
Rich Mar Florist

Davison drove at both Michigan races, Daytona road course, Daytona (Aug).
Gase drove at Daytona (Feb), Darlington (May 17), Darlington (May 20), Charlotte (May 24), Charlotte (May 27), Bristol (May), Atlanta, Martinsville (Jun), Homestead, Talladega (Jun), both Pocono, Indianapolis, Kentucky, NASCAR Open, Texas (Jul), Kansas (Jul), New Hampshire, Dover 1, Dover 2, Darlington (Aug), Richmond (Sep), Bristol (Sep), Las Vegas (Sep), Talladega (Oct), Kansas (Oct).
GunBroker.com will sponsor Smithley at Indianapolis (team TBA).(4-3-2020)
AgriSupply will sponsor Gase at Darlington.(4-1-2020)
Smithley drove at Las Vegas (Feb), Auto Club, Phoenix (Mar).
Smithley will run at least a partial schedule for Rick Ware Racing.(2-18-2020)
Joey Gase will drive one of the RWR cars full-time.(12-19-2019)
Rick Ware Racing will field 3 full-time cars in 2020.  J.J. Yeley will be the driver of one.  Full details on driver lineup and car numbers has not been released.(11-14-2019)
Garrett Smithley has been mentioned as a full-time driver for 2020.


No. 53/36 Rick Ware Racing Chevy/Ford

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
David Ragan Select Blinds Lee Leslie Roush Yates Engines
Joey Gase Nevada Donor Network
Garrett Smithley One Legacy
Bayley Currey Trophy Tractor
David Starr Victory Lane Oil Change
Josh Bilicki DreamGiveaway.com
J.J. Yeley Helluva Ranch
James Davison Sun King Fireworks
Rich Mar Florist
Axele
Signing Day Sports
Insurance King
Sparks
Cruz Associates
Dollar Loan Center
Play Seat

Davison drove at New Hampshire, Darlington (Aug) with Signing Day Sports as the sponsor, Richmond (Sep) with Cruz Associates, Bristol (Sep), Talladega (Oct), Charlotte (Oct), Kansas (Oct).
Axele TMS will be the sponsor at Indianapolis.(7-2-2020)
Yeley drove at Talladega (Jun).
Bilicki drove at Homestead with Sun King Fireworks sponsorship & Texas (Jul), Kansas (Jul), Dover 1, Dover 2, Las Vegas (Sep).
Starr drove at Martinsville (Jun).
Currey drove at Bristol (May).
Smithley drove at Darlington (May 17) [Trophy Tractor],  Darlington (May 20) [Trophy Tractor], Charlotte (May 24) [Victory Lane Oil Change], Charlotte (May 27) [DreamGiveaway.com], Atlanta [Hero Box], both Pocono [Rich Mar Florist], Indianapolis [Axele], Kentucky [Victory Lane Oil Change], Michigan 1 [Victory Lane Oil Change], Michigan 2 [Victory Lane Oil Change], Daytona road course.
Gase drove at Las Vegas (Feb), Auto Club, Phoenix (Mar), Daytona (Aug).
David Ragan will run the #36 for Rick Ware Racing in the Daytona 500.(1-10-2020)
The team will run full time the rest of the year as the #53.


No. 66 MBM Motorsports Toyota

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Timmy Hill RoofClaim.com Steven Idol MBM Motorsports
MANSCAPED / LasVegas.net  
Pit Boss Grills  
CrashClaimsR.us  
SBC Contractors, Inc.
 
Patriots PAC / Trump 2020
 

Patriots PAC / Trump 2020 was the sponsor at Talladega (Oct).
The team did not attempt the NASCAR Open.
Pit Boss Grills was the sponsor at Phoenix (Mar), Bristol (May).
Manscaped was the sponsor at Las Vegas (Feb), Auto Club, Dover 1, Dover 2.
RoofClaim.com will be the sponsor for “multiple” races.(1-31-2020)
Team plans to run the full season.(12-14-2019)


No. 77 Spire Motorsports Chevy

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Ross Chastain AdventHealth Tommy Baldwin (Daytona 500) Hendrick Motorsports
Reed Sorenson Greenville Swamp Rabbits  Peter Sospenzo
J.J. Yeley Aquesta Bank  
Garrett Smithley Formula One Imports  
B.J. McLeod OilFire Rye Whiskey  
James Davison Austin Hatcher Foundation
 
Josh Bilicki Fraternal Order of Eagles
 
Justin Haley Moose Fraternity
 
Stanton Barrett Dirty Mo Media
 
BetterForYourHealth.com
 
Parts Plus
 
Marwin Sports
 

Marwin Sports was the sponsor at Kansas (Oct).
BetterForYourHealth.com was the sponsor at Richmond (Sep).
Barrett drove at Daytona road course.
The team ran as #74 at both Michigan races.
Yeley drove at Texas (Jul), Charlotte (Oct).
Haley drove in the All-Star Race with FOE sponsorship and Talladega (Oct) with Parts Plus sponsorship.
Bilicki drove at Kentucky.
Davison will drive at Talladega (Jun) with OilFire Rye Whiskey sponsorship.(6-16-2020) UPDATE: He was not approved by NASCAR and drove both Pocono races instead.
McLeod drove at Homestead, Talladega (Jun).
Smithley drove at Bristol (May), Martinsville (Jun), Kansas (Jul), New Hampshire.
The Greenville Swamp Rabbits  will be the sponsor at both May Darlington races.(5-8-2020)
Sorenson drove at Las Vegas (Feb), Auto Club, Phoenix (Mar), Darlington (May 17), Michigan 1, Michigan 2, Dover 1, Dover 2, Richmond (Sep), Bristol (Sep), Las Vegas (Sep), Kansas (Oct).
Team will continue their alliance with Premium Motorsports in 2020 and will use a variety of drivers.
Chastain will drive in the Daytona 500 and Charlotte 600 with sponsorship from AdventHealth.  The deal is in partnership with Chip Ganassi Racing.(1-9-2020) Chastain also drove at Indianapolis and Daytona (Aug), Darlington (Aug) (without Ganassi support).
Quinn Houff will move to StarCom in 2020.(11-27-2019)
Team is run in partnership with Premium Motorsports.


No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevy

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Alex Bowman Axalta (2022) (3 races) Greg Ives Hendrick Motorsports
(2021) Valvoline (2022) (4 races)
Cincinnati, Inc (2 races)
Llumar (3 races)
Chevrolet Accessories (Adam’s Polishes, NOCO and Truck Hero) (26 races)
Acronis (3 races)

Acronis will be the sponsor for both Dover races and Texas (Oct).(8-12-2020)
Bowman has extended his contract with Hendrick through 2021.(5-16-2020)
Chevrolet Accessories partners will sponsor Bowman in 26 races.(1-29-2020)
Axalta will be the sponsor in three races.(1-17-2020)
Bowman is signed through 2020 and will return.  Axalta and Valvoline are signed through 2020.
Nationwide was signed through 2020 but will not return, so the team will need sponsorship to fill a majority of the season.


No. 95 Leavine Family Racing Toyota

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Christopher Bell  Procore Jason Ratcliff TRD
(2021) Rheem
JBL
Toyota
Germania Insurance

Toyota was the sponsor at Martinsville (Jun).
Bell’s deal is believed to be three years: two years with Leavine and then one year with Gibbs.
Bob Levine has stated on several occasions that LFR will remain a one car team.
Christopher Bell joins Leavine for 2020.  Jason Ratcliff will serve as crew chief. Mike Wheeler will serve as the team’s competition director. Rheem will move up from XFINITY to sponsor an unknown number of races.(9-24-2019)
Matt DiBenedetto has announced he will not return.
Christopher Bell is the expected replacement. Ratcliff will likely move up from XFINITY to continue to serve as crew chief.
Team owner Bob Leavine has not shown much interest in expanding to two cars next season.


No. 96 Gaunt Brothers Racing Toyota

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Daniel Suarez Coca-Cola Dave Winston Triad/Toyota Racing Development
CommScope
Toyota
GF Machining Solutions

Suarez joins Gaunt Brothers for the full season.(1-28-2020)
All indications are that Suarez will join the team for a full season effort.  Parker Kligerman has confirmed that he will not return.(1-17-2020)
2020 plans are unknown. There has been speculation that Suarez could end up here. Toyota is interested in him, the team could run the full season, and his sponsorship could seal the deal.


2020 Part-time teams

No. 7 Tommy Baldwin Racing Chevy

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Josh Bilicki Gravely Mowers Tommy Baldwin ECR Engines?
J.J. Yeley Insurance King Peter Sospenzo  
Reed Sorenson Wicsonsin Lighting Lab
   
Joey Gase Ariens    
Garrett Smithley
     

Smithley drove at Dover 1, Dover 2.
Gase drove at Michigan1.
Sorenson drove at Atlanta, Martinsville (Jun), Texas (Jul), Kansas (Jul).
Yeley drove at Charlotte (May 24), Bristol (May).
Bilicki drove at Darlington (May 17), Charlotte (May 27), both Pocono, Indianapolis, Michigan 2, Daytona (Aug), Darlington (Aug), Bristol (Sep), Kansas (Oct).
Baldwin expects to run 5-7 races this season.(5-13-2020)
The team will run the May 17 Darlington Race.(5-11-2020)


No. 16 Kaulig Racing Chevy

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Justin Haley Fraternal Order of Eagles Billy Scott ?

Team will run the Daytona 500 and could run additional races.


No. 49 MBM Motorsports Toyota

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Chad Finchum Garrison Homes Doug Richert Race Engines Plus
LasVegas.net
 

Team also ran at Las Vegas (Sep), Kansas (Oct).
Chad Finchum will drive in the Daytona 500.  The team is expected to run a handful of races the rest of the season.


No. 52 Rick Ware Racing Chevy/Ford

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
B.J. McLeod Jacob Companies Roush Yates Engines?
J.J. Yeley Pro-Motor Engineering?

Team will switch to running the #27 at Darlington on May 17.
Yeley drove at Las Vegas (Feb), Auto Club, Phoenix (Mar).
McLeod drove at Daytona (Feb).
Joey Gase will drive one of the RWR cars full-time.(12-19-2019)
Rick Ware Racing will field 3 full-time cars in 2020.  J.J. Yeley will be the driver of one.  Full details on driver lineup and car numbers has not been released.(11-14-2019)


No. 54 Rick Ware Racing Chevy/Ford

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
J.J. Yeley ? Michael Hillman Roush Yates Engines?
Pro-Motor Engineering?

Joey Gase will drive one of the RWR cars full-time.(12-19-2019)
Rick Ware Racing will field 3 full-time cars in 2020.  J.J. Yeley will be the driver of one.  Full details on driver lineup and car numbers has not been released.(11-14-2019)


No. 62 Beard Oil Racing Chevy

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Brendan Gaughan Beard Oil Darren Shaw ECR Engines
South Point Resort & Casino

Team also competed at the Daytona road course.
The team has confirmed they will run the superspeedway races.(1-27-2020)
Gaughan says he will run the supserspeedway races for Beard in 2020.(12-20-2019)


No. 78 B.J. McLeod Motorsports Chevy

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
BJ McLeod Christensen Arms Todd Parrot Pro-Motor Engineering?
Garrett Smithley Circle Track Warehouse    
  Baker Camp Arnold Capital Management
   
  Koolbox
   
  Alexe
   
  Royal Teak Collection
   

Royal Teak Collection was the sponsor at both Dover races.
Smithley drove at Talladega (Jun), Bristol (Sep).
Team ran at Darlington (May 17), Darlington (May 20), Charlotte (May 24), Charlotte (May 27), Bristol (May), Atlanta, Talladega (Jun), Indianapolis. Texas (Jul), Kansas (Jul), Dover 1, Dover 2.
Team plans to run at least 15 races starting at Darlington on May 17.(5-13-2020)


Teams that will not compete in 2020:


No. 31 Richard Childress Racing Chevy

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
? ? Justin Alexander ECR Engines

Team will not run in 2020. Any 3rd car efforts for RCR will be in partnership with Kaulig Racing.
With Hemric’s release, Reddick is expected to be in the No. 8.  In that case, this team isn’t likely to continue.
Childress says Reddick will be in Cup, even if not with RCR, but they are working on finding sponsorship for him.


No. 36 Front Row Motorsports Ford

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Seth Barbour Roush-Yates

Front Row will cut down to two teams.  McDowell will drive the #34, John Hunter Nemechek the #38.(12-12-2019)
Front Row and Matt Tifft have parted ways so that Tifft can focus on his health.  John Hunter Nemechek is believed to be the favorite to take over the ride.


No. 71 Tommy Baldwin Racing

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Ryan Truex? Tommy Baldwin ?

Truex ran only the 2019 Daytona 500 in 2019 after announcing a partial schedule for the season.  Tommy Baldwin now works with Premium Motorsports. This team will not continue.


No. 81 XCI Racing Toyota

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
? Xtreme Concepts? Dave Rogers Toyota Racing Development

Unknown plans.