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2021 Cup Series 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: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007,2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998

2021 XFINITY team chart2021 Truck Series team chart


Charters for 2021 are not finalized.  To find out who will (or may) have a charter, see Jayski’s NASCAR Charter System page.


2021 Cup Series Rookie of the Year Candidates


Drivers who are moving to a new team:


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


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.


2021 EXPECTED FULL-TIME TEAMS

No. 00 StarCom Racing Chevy

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Quin Houff? ? George Church ECR Engines

Like most smaller teams, sponsorship will probably dictate what this team looks like in 2021.


No. 1 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevy

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

Busch 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)


No. 2 Team Penske Ford

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Brad Keselowski Discount Tire/America’s Tire (2021+) (15 races) Jeremy Bullins Roush-Yates
(2021) AutoTrader?
(2012 Champ) Miller Lite?
MoneyLion?

Brad Keselowski has extended his contract with Team Penske.  The length of the agreement was not announced, but the Associated Press reports it’s for one year. (8-3-2020)
Keselowski is one of the biggest questions for 2021. He’s been rumored to be under consideration to replace Jimmie Johnson at Hendrick. Team Penske would like to keep him as a driver, but like most teams, are looking to restructure driver contracts to save money.
Should Keselowski leave, this would be a high profile opportunity for another driver.  Austin Cindric could be the favorite due to his connection with the team and support from Ford, but sponsors could want a more established driver and Ryan Blaney could shift to this car or someone like Matt DiBenedetto could move here.
Discount Tire is set to sponsor about half the season.


No. 3 Richard Childress Racing Chevy

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

Dillon will return. Sponsorship is unknown.


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

Busch, Mobil 1 and Hunt Brothers Pizza will all return in 20201. Diecast images have already been released of the cars.
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 ? Cliff Daniels Hendrick Motorsports

Kyle Larson will join Hendrick Motorsports in 2021 in a multi-year deal. Hendrick says the team is currently unsponsored. Cliff Daniels will serve as crew chief.(10-28-2020)
Rumors have increased recently that Hendrick will change this team to #5 for 2021.
Larson has been reinstated for the 2021 season.(10-19-2020) He is considered the favorite to take the ride, but an announcement is not expected before the end of the season.
Alex Bowman will move from the #88 to the #48.  Greg Ives will continue to be his crew chief.(10-6-2020)
Acronis has a deal with the team through 2023.  It includes 3 races as primary in 2020. Primary sponsorship in following years has not been announced.(8-12-2020)
One 2021 scenario mentioned is Hendrick moving Alex Bowman to the #48 and closing the #88 team (or bringing on a funded driver for the #88).
Bowman has a contract with Hendrick through 2021.(5-16-2020)


No. 6 Roush Fenway Racing Ford

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Ryan Newman Wyndham Rewards (2021?) Scott Graves Roush-Yates
(2021?) Oscar Mayer (2021)

Newman’s contract length has not been announced, but was believed to be for three years starting in 2019. However, 2021 could be an option year for either side.


No. 7 Spire Motorsports Chevy

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Corey LaJoie ? ? Hendrick Motorsports?

LaJoie has signed a multi-year agreement to drive the #7 for Spire Motorsports.(11-30-2020)
Justin Haley had been considered a favorite for one of the Spire cars, but will run the full XFINITY season again with Kaulig Racing.(10-19-2020)
With Ross Chastain moving to Chip Ganassi Racing, Corey LaJoie may be a front runner for one of the Spire cars.
Spire Motorsports will expand to two full-time cars in 2021.  Chastain and Haley have been mentioned as possible drivers.(8-24-2020)
Spire Motorsports bought the charter and assets of Leavine Family Racing and will run a second full time car in 2021.  No further details have been announced.(8-11-2021)


No. 8 Richard Childress Racing Chevy

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Tyler Reddick Caterpillar? Randall Burdett ECR Engines
(2021?) Bass Pro Shops / Cabela’s?
Okuma?

Reddick will return to RCR in 2021.(8-7-2020)
Reddick’s contract length is not known, but his solid runs so far in 2020 have lead to speculation that he could be under consideration to replace Jimmie Johnson at Hendrick Motorsports or to take over the #42 for Chip Ganassi Racing.


No. 9 Hendrick Motorsports Chevy

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Chase Elliott NAPA Auto Parts Alan Gustafson Hendrick Motorsports
(2022) Mountain Dew?
Kelley Blue Book?
Hooters (3 races)

Elliott is signed through 2022.
Hooters will sponsor 3 races each year through 2021.
NAPA Auto Parts is signed through 2022.
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 races) Mike Bugarewicz Roush-Yates
(2021?)

Almirola and Smithfield will return in 2021. Smithfield is expected to sponsor 25 races.(9-1-2020)
SHR’s Greg Zipadelli says he expects no changes in the team’s driver lineup in 2021.(8-31-2020)
Almirola’s contract is believed to end in 2020.  He has a good relationship with a solid sponsor and there’s no reason to believe Stewart-Haas won’t try their best to keep him.


No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Denny Hamlin FedEx (2021?) Chris Gabehart Toyota Racing Development
(2021?)

Hamlin and FedEx are believed to be signed through 2021.


No. 12 Team Penske Ford

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

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


No. 14 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Chase Briscoe HighPoint John Klausmeier? Roush-Yates
PEAK / BlueDEF?
Mobil 1?
Rush Truck Centers?

Chase Briscoe moves to the #14 for 2021.  HighPoint will be the sponsor for an unknown number of races.(10-20-2020)
Bowyer announced that he is going to announce races for Fox Sports in 20201.  That opens the seat of the #14 for Chase Briscoe.(10-8-2020)
There is speculation that Briscoe’s odds of taking over the #14 have increased with the additional of more road course races on the 2021 schedule.
SHR’s Greg Zipadelli says he expects no changes in the team’s driver lineup in 2021.(8-31-2020)
Bowyer says he wants to return to SHR in 2021.(7-20-2020)
His future with the team could depend on sponsorship.
Ford has Chase Briscoe in the XFINITY Series and would like to move him to Cup at some point.


No. 15 Rick Ware Racing Chevy

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Brennan Poole? Spartan Mosquito? Pat Tryson ECR Engines

Like most smaller teams, sponsorship will probably dictate what this team looks like in 2021.
Team started 2020 as Premium Motorsports but was bought by Rick Ware midway through the season.


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?

Buescher’s contact status is unknown, but Roush has keep him signed for a number of years and there’s no current indications that he will not return.


No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota

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

Beshore will replace Adam Stevens as crew chief.(11-17-2020)
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? James Small
Toyota Racing Development
(2021?) Auto-Owners Insurance (? races) (2021)
(2017 Champion) SiriusXM?

Truex, Jr. joined Joe Gibbs Racing in 2019 in a “multi-year” deal. He’s expected to remain with Gibbs through at least 2021.


No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Christopher Bell DeWalt? Adam Stevens Toyota Racing Development
(2021) Sport Clips?
Craftsman?
Reser’s?
Rheem?

Adam Stevens moves from the #18 team to become crew chief for Bell.(11-17-2020)
Bell has officially been named the replacement for Jones in 2021.(8-10-2021) No word yet on who his crew chief will be.
Jones has been released by Joe Gibbs Racing. Bell is the likely replacement.(8-6-2020)
Leavine Family Racing’s decision to sell means Job Gibbs needs to find a ride for Christoper Bell if they do not bring him in to replace Jones.(8-4-2020)
Jones is one of the big questions for 2021.
Toyota would like to keep him in 2021.
He said at the start of 2020 that he wanted to stay with Gibbs.
If Leavine Family Racing were to sell, Joe Gibbs Racing may want/need to bring Christopher Bell over.
Jones may also get offers from other teams.  He’s been mentioned as a replacement for Jimmie Johnson at Hendrick or to take over the #42 for Chip Ganassi Racing.


No. 21 Wood Brothers Racing Ford

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Matt DiBenedetto Menards? Greg Erwin Roush-Yates
(2021) Motorcraft/Quick Lane

DiBenedetto will continue to drive the #21 in 2021, but will be replaced by Austin Cindric in 2022.(10-8-2020)
DiBenedetto says his contract runs through 2023, but the team holds the option to renew it each year, by September 30.(9-17-2020)
DeBendetto’s contract is up this year. He has performed well for the team, but his future seems less than certain, due to circumstances out of his control.
Should Ford decide to move Austin Cindric up to Cup, they may want to put him in the #21.


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 Southern California will return (a diecast image has been released).
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 McDonald’s? Mike Wheeler
Toyota Racing Development

McDonald’s is expected to have some involvement with the team.(11-21-2020)
The team will be called 23XI Racing and will run No. 23.(10-22-2020)
Details are yet to be released but Hamlin and Michael Jordan will operate the team with Wallace as the driver.  The team has purchased the charter of Germain racing.(9-21-2020)
Latest speculation is Denny Hamlin forming a team, buying the charter from Germain Racing, using cars from Leavine family racing, getting increased technical support from Toyota, and hiring Bubba Wallace to drive in 2021.(9-19-2021)
Rumors have swirled that Hamlin wants to be involved in team ownership in some capacity. He reportedly made an offer to be involved with Richard Petty Motorsports before Bubba Wallace chose to leave the team. This investment group could become a part of Gaunt Brothers Racing.


No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports Chevy

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
William Byron Axalta (14 races) Rudy Fugle
Hendrick Motorsports
(2022) Liberty University (12 races 2021)

Rudy Fugle will serve as Byron’s crew chief in 2021.(10-26-2020)
Chad Knaus will become Hendrick Motorsports’ Vice President of Competition at the end of the 2020 season. Byron’s new crew chief will be named at a later date.(9-29-2020)
Byron has extended his contract through 2022.(9-1-2020)
Byron’s contract runs through 2021 and sponsorship seems solid.
Liberty University sponsorship is through 2021.
Axalta’s sponsorship runs through 2022.


No. 27 Rick Ware Racing Chevy / Ford

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Reed Sorenson? Thriv5? Mike Hillman, Sr. ECR Engines
J.J. Yeley?  

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)
Like most smaller teams, sponsorship will probably dictate what this team looks like in 2021.
This team started as the #52 at the beginning of 2020, but changed to #27 when Rick Ware Racing bought out Premium Motorsports.


No. 34 Front Row Motorsports Ford

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Michael McDowell Love’s Travel Stops? Drew Blickensderfer Roush-Yates
FR8 Auctions?
The Pete Store?
Dockside Logistics?

McDowell’s contract is believed to be up at the end of the year, but he looks likely to return.
This team will likely continue to need to piece sponsorship together, so a funded driver could step in.


No. 37 JTG Daugherty Racing Chevy

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Ryan Preece Kroger and associated companies Trent Owens Hendrick Motorsports
Bush’s Beans (2020+?)

Preece will to return in 2021.(11-18-2020)
LaJoie had been considered to be one of the favorites to replace Preece before Jones contract was not renewed at Joe Gibbs Racing.
While nothing is official, Preece’s return to the team looks unlikely.


No. 38 Front Row Motorsports Ford

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
? CITGARD? Seth Barbour Roush-Yates
MDS Trucking
Fire Alarm Services?

Nemechek will not return in 2021.(11-16-2020)
Nemechek’s contract is believed to be up at the end of the season. He’s had some good runs and could get the attention of some other teams, but is expected to stay with FRM.


No. 41 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Cole Custer Haas Automation? Mike Shiplett Roush-Yates

Custer’s win to make the 2020 playoffs and his connection to the team make it unlikely he would go anywhere.


No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevy

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Ross Chastain Credit One Bank? Phil Surgen? Hendrick Motorsports
AdventHealth?
McDonald’s?
Clover?

McDonald’s is expected to return in some capacity in 2021.(11-21-2020)
Chastain will take over the #42 in 2021, replacing Kenseth.(9-21-2020)
Kenseth says he doesn’t expect to drive in 2021.(9-9-2020)
Bubba Wallace says he has an offer from Chip Ganassi to drive the #42 in 2021.(8-9-2020)
When Matt Kenseth was announced at the replacement for Kyle Larson there was no indication of the length of his commitment to the team. It’s expected that he will not return.
Bubba Wallace could be under consideration for the ride.(7-31-2020)
Chastain is believed to still be under contract with Ganassi so he could be the favorite if a change is made.
Sponsors will likely have a lot of input on what the team does.


No. 43 Richard Petty Motorsports Chevy

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Erik Jones US Air Force? Jerry Baxter ECR Engines
(2022?) World Wide Technology?
Victory Junction
McDonalds?
Cash App (2022)?
Columbia Sportswear?
DoorDash?

Erik Jones has signed a “multi-year” agreement to drive the #43. Jerry Baxter will remain crew chief.(10-21-2020)
Erik Jones is looking like the most likely driver to take over the ride.(10-15-2020)
Suarez will not return to Gaunt Brothers and could be a natural fit here by bringing sponsorship.(9-15-2020)
Ty Dillon could be a candidate for this ride. Germain Racing’s future is uncertain, and Richard Petty Motorsports works off the campus of Richard Childress Racing.
Wallace has informed the team that he will not return in 2021.(9-10-2021).
There’s been some speculation that Toyota could make an effort to have RPM join them next season with Leavine Family Racing closing, but that does not look likely with only one year remaining before the Next Gen car debuts.
DoorDash is a multi-year sponsor.(8-14-2020)
Columbia has joined as a multi-year sponsor.(8-12-2020)
Bubba Wallace says he has an offer from Chip Ganassi to drive the #42 in 2021.(8-9-2020)
Wallace has been rumored to Chip Ganassi Racing (and is considered the favorite for the ride), but Richard Petty Motorsports has offered him partial ownership of the team to remain.(8-2-2020).
The team has expressed an interest in having Wallace return in 2021.(6-9-2020)
However, Wallace’s increased visibility throughout the summer has led to speculation that he could be in line for a higher profile ride if sponsorship develops.


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

Stenhouse’s contract is believed to run through 2021.


No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevy

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Alex Bowman Ally Financial (2023) Greg Ives Hendrick Motorsports
(2021)

Alex Bowman will move from the #88 to the #48.  Greg Ives will continue to be his crew chief.(10-6-2020)
Hendrick has confirmed that he will continue to operate four teams.
The team has full season sponsorship from Ally and they will have a lot of input on the driver.
One scenario mentioned is Hendrick moving Alex Bowman to the #48 and closing the #88 team (or bringing on a funded driver for the #88). The odds of Hendrick shrinking to three teams in minimal due to manufacturer contracts.
If Hendrick has take a funded driver on to close a sponsorship gap for next season, then this ride become a bidding war to see who takes over.  In that scenario, the driver would likely end up driving the #88.
Just about every driver with a contact ending (and some without) has been speculated to be interested in the ride.


No. 51 Rick Ware Racing Chevy/Ford

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Joey Gase? ASC Agri Supply? Jason Houghtaling Roush Yates Engines?

Like most smaller teams, sponsorship will probably dictate what this team looks like in 2021.


No. 53 Rick Ware Racing Chevy/Ford

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Garrett Smithley? ? Todd Parrott
James Davison?
Ryan Ellis?

Ryan Ellis could run some races with RWR, but sponsorship will make that determination.
Like most smaller teams, sponsorship will probably dictate what this team looks like in 2021.


No. 66 MBM Motorsports Toyota

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Timmy Hill RoofClaim.com? Steven Idol MBM Motorsports

Like most smaller teams, sponsorship will probably dictate what this team looks like in 2021.


No. 77 Spire Motorsports Chevy

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Corey LaJoie? ? Peter Sospenzo Hendrick Motorsports

LaJoie is considered a favorite for one of the Spire cars.(11-12-2020)
Justin Haley had been considered a favorite for one of the Spire cars, but will run the full XFINITY season again with Kaulig Racing.(10-19-2020)
With Ross Chastain moving to Chip Ganassi Racing, Corey LaJoie may be a front runner for one of the Spire cars.
Spire Motorsports will expand to two full-time cars in 2021.  Chastain and Haley have been mentioned as possible drivers.(8-24-2020)
Like most smaller teams, sponsorship will probably dictate what this team looks like in 2021.
Spire has an affiliation with Chip Ganassi Racing, so Ross Chastain could run the full season here if Ganassi wants to get him in a car for the full season.


No. 78 Live Fast Motorsports Ford

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
BJ McLeod ? Todd Parrot? Pro-Motor Engineering?

McLeod will drive the full season in the #78 Ford, with a partnership with Stewart-Haas Racing.(11-20-2020)
Matt Tifft and BJ McLeod have partnered with Joe Falk to obtain the charter that was in use by Go Fas.  Team details for 2021 have not been announced yet, but they are expected to run Fords.


No. 96 Gaunt Brothers Racing Toyota

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
? ? Dave Winston? Triad/Toyota Racing Development

Current vibe has Gaunt Brothers moving back to a part-time schedule, however, they could stay full time if a driver brings sponsorship.(10-28-2020)
This could be where Bubba Wallace lands, with an investment from Denny Hamlin and additional support from Toyota.(9-20-2020)
Suarez will not return to the team in 2021.(9-15-2020)
Suarez confirmed he is a free agent and wants to be competitive in 2021.(9-14-2020)
Toyota wants to keep Suarez so he is likely to stay with Gaunt Brothers for at least one more season.


No. 99 Trackhouse Chevy

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Daniel Suarez ? Travis Mack ECR Engines

Travis Mack will serve as crew chief.(11-13-2020)
Trackhouse will compete full-time in 2021 with Suarez as the driver and  a technical alliance with Richard Childress Racing.(10-7-2020)
Justin Marks will reportedly form a Cup team as early as 2021.  Details have not been announced.(8-14-2020)


2021 Part-time teams

No. ? Team Penske Ford

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Austin Cindric ? ? Roush-Yates

It wasn’t announced what car Cindric will drive in his limited schedule. It could be a Penske car or they could partner with another team.
Austin Cindric will run a limited Cup schedule in 2021 and move full time to the Wood Brothers in 2022.(10-8-2021)


No. 7 Tommy Baldwin Racing Chevy

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Josh Bilicki? ? Tommy Baldwin ECR Engines?
J.J. Yeley? Peter Sospenzo

Spire Motorsports will run the #7 in 2021.
Unknown plans for this team.


No. 16 Kaulig Racing Chevy

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

Kaulig is expected to run the superspeedway and road course races in 2021.  The team is looking for a charter to move to Cup full-time in 2022.(11-22-2020)
Kaulig could be interested in moving to Cup.


No. 32 Go Fas Racing Ford

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Ryan Ellis? Schluter Systems? Ryan Sparks Roush Yates Engines
Keen Parts/Corvetteparts.net?

Ryan Ellis could run some races for the team, but any deal is dependent upon sponsorship.
Go Fas will scale back to a part-time schedule in 2021, likely running 5-6 races.(10-22-2021)
Corey LaJoie has announced that he will not return in 2021.(8-21-2020)
LaJoie’s seems like he will have the opportunity to return, if he wants.  However, he has made it known that he would like an opportunity with Hendrick Motorsports to replace Jimmie Johnson or with another better funded team.


No. 49 MBM Motorsports Toyota

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

Unknown plans.


No. 62 Beard Oil Racing Chevy

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

Brendan Gaughan will retire at the end of 2020.
The team has just been running superspeedway events.


Unknown Plans

No. 50 Money Racing Team

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
? ? ? ?

Team is still considering running in some capacity during 2021.


Teams that will not compete in 2021:

No. 13 Germain Racing Chevy

DRIVER SPONSOR(S) CREW CHIEF ENGINE SUPPLIER
Ty Dillon ? Matt Borland ECR Engines

23XI Racing purchased the Germain Racing charter and this team will shut down.
Bidders for the team could be Justin Marks’ Trackhouse, Denny Hamlin’s reported team, and/or The Money Racing Team.
Germain has now confirmed that GEICO will not return to the team in 2021.(9-5-2020)
Germain confirmed that sponsorship for 2021 has not been signed with GEICO and owner Bob Germain is considering the sale of the team.(9-1-2020)
2021 plans for driver, sponsor and team are unknown. GEICO’s contract with the team is up for renewal at the end of the season.
GEICO joined NASCAR as one of the premier level partners at the beginning of 2020.
Before the 2020 season Dillon denied retirement rumors.


No. 95 Leavine Family Racing Toyota

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

Spire Motorsports bought the charter and assets of the team.(8-11-2021)
Bob Leavine announced August 4 that he has sold the team.  The buyer has not been announced, but it believed to be Spire Motorsports. The team will compete for the remainder of 2020.  Bell’s future is uncertain. He is under currently under contract with Joe Gibbs Racing.  He could replace Erik Jones.(8-4-2020)
Bell joined Leavine at the beginning of 2020.  His deal is believed to be three years: 2020 & 2021 with Leavine and then 2022 with Gibbs.
However, Leavine Family Racing is reportedly interesting in selling out.  That could force Gibbs bring Christopher Bell in house or let him go to another team.